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Generator Hotel Offers Summer Discounts in Paris and London


Generator, a European hotel brand, is now offering 20% off rates at their Paris and London locations until August 31st. more
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London’s Paddington Trail Raises Over $1.4 million for Charity


The Paddington Trail, sponsored by Barclaycard. STUDIOCANAL, VisitLondon.com and the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) have revealed that the public art installation created to mark the release of PADDINGTON in cinemas has raised over $1.4 million for the NSPCC’s ChildLine service more
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Kids rule at London’s newly expanded Imperial War Museum


A young reporter at London’s Imperial War Museum, learns about wartime spies
Follow the local kids. That’s a good plan when you are exploring a new city with your gang. That’s what we did recently at the newly expanded Imperial War Museum in London, which was teeming with enthusiastic British families. more
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London seeking Official Guest of Honour in new contest


London & Partners is launching a new campaign searching for London’s Official Guest of Honour. The campaign is an international competition which will see one winner enjoy an unforgettable, money-can’t-buy, experiential visit to the city. more
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In London for the holidays: Paddington Bear returns to wow kids or all ages


Karen Jankel and Paddington at Paddington Station
Fifty life-sized Paddington Bear statues designed by artists, designers, athletes and celebrities will be placed all around London at museums, parks, shops and landmarks just as the movie “Paddington,” produced by David Heyman, who made the Harry Potter films, gets ready to open more
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Sherlock Holmes: major exhibit to open at Museum of London


He’s one of the most famous residents of London and a brilliant detective known all over the world -- so famous he now has a museum exhibit devoted entirely to him.
He’s one of the most famous residents of London and a brilliant detective known all over the world -- so famous he now has a museum exhibit devoted entirely to him. more
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London’s food scene takes it to a new level at Camden Lock


Entrance to Camden Lock
The Global Food Kitchen at Camden Lock Market in London is famous not only for good eats but for its shops and stalls—more than 200. No wonder it attracts 6 million visitors a year and is the hub of the growing street food movement here. more
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Curry, beigels and bacon sarnies on a family food tour of London’s East End


Ned and his bacon sarnie
London's East End famously was home to immigrants for centuries—French, Irish, Jewish, and most recently Indian (the famous Brick Lane lined with Indian curry restaurants is here). There are also hipsters and artists -- the area is as famous for its street art and pop up shops these days. more
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Two London hotels that treat kids like royalty that lives across the street


Street view of Rubens at the Palace
The Rubens at the Palace and Egerton House hotels in London offer families an upscale experience. The kids are treated like the royalty that live across the street from the Rubens. more
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London cultural institutions plan initiative for fall season


London's most well-known cultural institutions are coming together in a new initiative to promote the capital's exceptional fall season, as forecasts show over 2 million tourists are expected to visit a collection of blockbuster exhibitions and events taking place throughout the city. more
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