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October Events in London

October Events in London Following on from a vibrant summer in the British capital, October promises to usher in the autumn months with an equally broad and enticing schedule of cultural happenings, revelry and big city fun. Whether you’re looking to join an American football street party, get in the spooky spirit for Halloween,… [read more]
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London’s Best Wedding Dress Shops

London's Best Wedding Dress Shops In life, there are certain milestones that are worth savouring and bedecking with a little extra sparkle, and picking out your wedding dress is certainly one. But the choices can be daunting. Do you choose a vintage or modern style? A romantic silhouette or a classic shape? And that’s before… [read more]
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London’s Best Swimming Pools

Header_London's-best-swimming-pools_General_Credit-senerdesign_iStock_Thinkstock_www.thinkstockphotos.co With the sun shining and the birds chirping, there’s nowhere quite like an open-air pool to cool off and enjoy the day. When the mercury rises, those in the know head to some of London’s best swimming pools; all found en plein air and offering cool, clean water, and often,… [read more]
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London’s Best Champagne Bars

Header_Credit-RCH From exclusive haunts fit for royals to casual locations where you can chow down while you quaff, London offers a Champagne bar for every occasion. Sip on the finest French Champagne before an evening of opera; enjoy sky high views of the capital over bubbles with friends; or sink into… [read more]
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A Captivating Christmas in London for Families

Winterville_ header The most wonderful time of year is just around the corner, or so the saying goes. But if you’re travelling with the family this Christmas, it might just be more wonderful than expected. While you might not be at home, with all of the family traditions (hauling oversized trees into… [read more]
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London River Taxis: Exploring London by Boat

London skyline on the River Thames © Duncan/Flickr London skyline on the River Thames © Duncan/Flickr Staying at The Rubens at the Palace but want to see the city from a different perspective? Then look no further than London’s super speedy river taxi service. With the hotel within easy reach of Westminster’s piers and London river taxis, it’s… [read more]
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Family Friendly Festivals in London

father and son_festival_red carnation_istock_thinkstockCreatas With so much to see and do in London, it can be tough deciding where to go first, especially when travelling en famille. But for those staying at The Milestone Hotel, it couldn’t be easier to get out and enjoy all that this lively city has to offer. Whether you… [read more]
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The Best Easter Activities for Families in London

children gathering Easter eggs in a garden_Ariel Skelley_iStock_Thinkstock If you’re staying at our Rubens at The Palace Hotel this Easter, you’ll have the perfect base from which to enjoy one of London’s many Easter-themed events. Our very own Director of Fun, John the Concierge, can share lots of tips and information about entertaining adventures for the whole family.… [read more]
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Interview with The Rubens at the Palace’s ‘Queen of Cakes’ Pastry Chef Daniele

pastrychef_portrait Located right on the doorstep of Buckingham Palace, The Rubens at the Palace is steeped in history and tradition, offering guests a quintessentially British taste of city life. One of the many things worth experiencing at the hotel is the superb afternoon tea, which is something of a specialty of… [read more]
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The Top London January Sales

The Rubens at the Palace After the rush of Christmas, the highlight of our calendar is undoubtedly the London January sales. Whether it’s gourmet grape jelly or plush leather oxfords you’re after, cacao nib truffles or Coco Chanel, there are so many fabulous reductions you’ll be utterly spoilt for choice. At The Rubens at the… [read more]
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