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12 Nov 2015

A Handy Guide to Storing Groceries

We talk a lot about the benefits of serviced apartments, and having your own fully equipped kitchen or kitchenette has got to be at the very top of the list. It is the comfort and freedom of being able to whip up a home cooked meal, have a midnight snack, prepare baby meals, pop in a 2 minute microwave meal when you have to dash or just store some milk or juice in the fridge (not mini bar). 

Yes, having a kitchen all to yourself when you are on holiday or a business trip is certainly something some travellers cannot do without. So we thought it may be handy to share with you these handy tips on how to store your groceries we stumbled upon on Buzzfeed here.

It is really informative and covers everything from fruit, vegetable, meat, herbs and bread. We hope you find it useful.

23 Oct 2015

Our Photo Picks: Best skylines of London

Here at Check-in-London HQ, we take a lot of photos of the apartments we feature on our website and of course, of the beautiful city we live in. Some photos get filed away and forgotten, but we thought it would be great to share some of our favourites on our blog.

So here is our first collection of our favourite London skyline photos...

18 Sep 2015

Gavin Pereira selected for TTG's 30 under 30

We are so excited to share with you that our managing director Gavin Pereira, has made it to the 2015-16 list of Tomorrow's Travel Leaders under the age of 30.

24 Aug 2015

Working at Check-in-London: Maxim Chambers

Maxim and Gavin at Fountain House Apartments
As a specialist travel company, we strive to be the best at what we do and have gained a reputation for being a leading agency in our niche sector. So this Summer, we brought on board university student, Maxim Chambers to learn more about what we do and how we do it while gaining industry insight and work experience. 

Maxim quickly became a key contributor to the overall team effort and brought his energy and creativity to the office every day. Here's what he had to say about his time at Check-in-London...

1 Jul 2015

Neighbourhood Spotlight: Vauxhall

If you're new to London, you probably aren't familiar with the London neighbourhoods apart from the famous ones. You might not have realized the amazing value you can get from other London locations. Here's why Vauxhall may be perfect for your next London stay...

19 May 2015

What to do on a bank holiday in London

We have 8 bank holidays here in the U.K. and each one offers a great chance to spend that extra bit of quality time with your loved ones, grab a great deal, discover something new or just catch up on some good sleep. The bank holiday weekends in May and August are particularly looked forward to because of the warmer weather and longer days and we always see a huge influx of visitors around this time, from every corner of the globe coming to enjoy the sights, shopping and special events going on.

Here are some of our favourite ways to spend a bank holiday weekend in London..

28 Jan 2015

Top London Apartments for Easter 2015

Easter is an ideal time to visit London with plenty of events, things to do and (hopefully) some nice Spring weather to boot. Choose one of our London serviced apartments for greater space and freedom on your holiday and hotel style facilities such as housekeeping and free wireless internet included as standard. We have a host of apartments available for your Easter holiday in London and here are just a few of the top options in London. Contact us now for plenty more options in great London locations.

13 Jan 2015

Don't Miss: Best Comfort Food in London

Winter is a time when everyone seeks out warming, comfort food to help to stave off the cold and keep your spirits up. Although we haven't experienced any snow this year, Londoners are still seeking out their favourite comfort food to help them forget about the damp weather outside. Look away now if you're on a healthy kick for the New Year as we delve head first into the best places to get comfort food in London!

7 Jan 2015

3 Reasons to Visit London in 2015

If you needed even more reasons to visit London in 2015 (besides the amazing architecture, markets, nightlife, shopping, restaurants etc) then we have some tempting events that may just prompt you to book your next trip to London. From the Rugby World Cup to controversial artist Ai Weiwei's exhibition at the Royal Academy, there are some very exciting events happening in London in the next twelve months so make sure that you don't miss out! Take a look at our 3 reasons to visit London in 2015 and start planning your next trip to London!