Dennis Severs’ House: not your average London history museum

There are plenty of history museums in London - some grand and central, some quant and local. However, Dennis Severs' House stands aside. In fact, its creator and mastermind, Dennis Severs himself, didn't call it a history museum at all - he considered it to be a “still-life drama”, a unique journey. And many agree with him - Dennis Severs' House is counted amongst the most unforgettable operatic ... VIEW THE POST >>

London’s Oldest Bookshop: Its Life and Times

It is hard to miss Hatchards, whenever you are visiting London. After all, it’s located on marble-clad, bustling Piccadilly, close to many top London attractions. Hatchards bears the title of the oldest bookshop in the capital, founded in 1797 – an era, associated for many of us with “politeness” and slow-paced life. The shop’s interior – regal dark wood, oil paintings, thick carpets – does not ... VIEW THE POST >>

Geffrye Museum: hidden gem of East London

This little-known museum, located in one of the East London neighborhoods, is definitely worth a visit. It is especially attractive, if you a pondering, where to go in London on a weekend, but want to avoid stifling crowds at the popular landmarks. And, as an icing of the cake, this museum is completely free (unlike many London activities). It comes especially handy, given, that we are talking ... VIEW THE POST >>