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The ArcelorMittal Orbit Reopens in East London

If you happen to be in London this weekend and want to see the capital at its best then you should head east to the striking ArcelorMittal Orbit. To celebrate the the re-opening of the southern part of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the public will be able to get up close to the imposing tower and trail its dizzying heights.

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Visiting London this year? You don’t have to travel back in time to experience the essence of this pivotal moment in British history. There are still plenty of ways to re-live the 1960s glory days, so if you’re planning a trip to the capital here’s how to recapture Swinging London's spirit...

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The Best Gin Bars in London

by ClaireBullen February - last edited October by Moderator

The Best Gin Bars in LondonParis is famous for its wine, New York for its Manhattans and Munich for its frosty litres. And London? Well, you can rightly consider London a gin Mecca. 

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Cheese Rolling a quirky British tradition © Mike Warren.jpg

Over the past 18 months the UK has played host to some of the world's greatest events, so you'd think we might be ready to take a back seat and settle for a quiet couple of years. Not a chance. 2014 is already shaping up to be one of the most memorable years in recent memory, with the Commonwealth Games, the Ryder Cup and another music-filled summer of festivals to look forward to...

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Manchester Christmas Lights © Fussy Onion on Flickr.jpg

Christmas will be soon be upon us once again so whether you fancy a quick festive city break or want to fly home to be with family and friends, now's the time to book your Virgin Atlantic Little Red flight. 

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The Best Burgers in London

by ClaireBullen November 2013 - last edited October by Moderator

Best Burgers in LondonAnyone who’s spent any time in London in the past several years will have picked up on something different in the air... like the fragrant aroma of melted cheese, or the far-off sizzle of meat on the grill...

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