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27 Nov 2013

Where to Order Food Delivery in London

Nothing beats coming home to the smell of home cooking and with London's amazing food delivery services, you don't have to be the one to put in the hard work! Whilst our self-catering apartments in London come fully equipped with kitchens, there may be days when you just fancy putting your feet up and letting someone else do the cooking for you why is why many of our clients ask us for recommendations of food delivery in London.

With so many highly regarded and Michelin-starred restaurants in London, it's only fitting that we also have tasty takeaways to match. From rounds of fresh sushi to gourmet burgers, here's our list of the best food delivery in London to get yours hands on your favourite dish direct to your door:

20 Nov 2013

Best Outdoor Ice Rinks in London

The weather has gotten significantly colder in the past while and everything is feeling and looking a lot more festive. One of the best ways to get into the festive spirit is to head to one of the numerous London outdoor ice rinks dotted around the city. Whether you are an expert skater or a stumbling amateur, it's a fun way to spend some quality time with friends and family and also a great way to keep warm with some light exercise as the weather gets colder. Located near some of our London serviced apartments, we have chosen some of our favourite outdoor ice rinks for you to ponder over and plan your next London ice skating event for over the Christmas period.

So wrap up warm and get skating at one of our best ice skating rinks in London:

13 Nov 2013

Top Day Trips from London

London certainly has a lot to offer; world-class museums, Michelin-starred restaurants, iconic buildings and an amazing range of shops and markets are just a pick of its amazing attractions. But every now and then clients staying in our London vacation rentals ask us to recommend interesting day trips from London when they fancy a little break from the city.

With the capital being such a cosmopolitan area attracting visitors from all over the world, it definitely has a different flavour from other cities near London. Therefore, venturing off on a day trip from London will give you a little taste of the other British traditions and unique towns that the UK has to offer.

Here's 5 of the best day trips out of London that we think are close by enough so that you can be back for dinner!

6 Nov 2013

A Local's Guide to Travelling on the London Underground

If you're heading to the capital to stay in a London holiday apartment, there's only one way to travel if you want to blend in with the locals: the London Underground. The tube conveniently connects you to all of central London so it's essential to get to grips with if you don't want to shell out for expensive taxis.

Spread over 9 zones and with 11 different lines, it's unsurprising that many tourists feel a little intimidated about venturing underground to catch the tube. However, as resident Londoners, we all use the underground every day and love it's convenience, value and speed.

Here's our top tips for using the London tube like a pro:

5 Nov 2013

What's New: Marconi House Apartments

Centrally located near a vibrant Covent Garden, our newest collection of London serviced apartments are the epitome of modern city living. Marconi House Apartments offer a stylish base for any trip to the city, whether business travel or leisure.