The Sweet Life in London’s Best -- and Craziest! -- Mega-Suites
Posher than posh hotel digs with price tags that will make you blush.
In London, love and scandal are considered the best sweeteners of tea.
– John Osborne
Posher than posh hotel digs with price tags that will make you blush.
The private club turned hotel has everything you need to turn dreams into reality. Television studio included.
To stay at The Beaumont Hotel in Mayfair is to live in an Old Hollywood dream.
Move over Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and Buck House. This is the London smart locals know.
An antiques-laden charmer with a Puglian twist.
You can live like royalty in Kensington. But remember, you're not the only princess in town.
Women call the shots at The Skirt Club. It's all fun and games in this girls-only space where women do what feels good overlooking a London skyline.
It comes as no surprise that a hotel from the most luxurious jewelry brand in Italy would be one of London's most stunning stays.
It's like you're living at Downton Abbey: butler service, a pet concierge, and afternoon tea in front of the mansion's roaring fire.
Primp, preen, and keep it very ladylike on your next stay in the city.
With the rise of raw foods and repurposed spaces, London is no longer a culinary deadzone. These are the trendiest restaurants in town.
Hipsters, suits, and lovers unite! We found your common ground rentable by the hour in London.
While modishly ahead of the game, the hotel shines for everything that hasn't changed. It is one of the most established, old-school hotels in London, after all.
What do you, Oscar Wilde, Princess Di, and Ziggy Stardust have in common? The refreshed Hotel Café Royal in London.
A new (free!) website from Conrad Hotels recommends cool things to do, see, buy, and try in twelve global cities (and counting). And it's really good.
Indoor genius meets outdoor flavors at London’s Dandelyan bar.
Everyone loves visiting Notting Hill. Too bad the neighborhood never had a decent hotel to speak of. Until now, that is.
That handsome country cottage you've been dreaming about is waiting for you in a forest north of London. Now you know.
From hula-hoop to harmonica, butchering to embroidery. Next time you're in London, learn a little something.
If you want to learn about rum, go to Cuba. If you want to learn about gin, head to London. And see how many hundreds of gins you can taste and live to tell the tales.
Ancient yet modern, grand yet intimate, dynamic yet tranquil. London is packed with charming neighborhoods, terrific museums, delicious restaurants, and peaceful parks.
The London house is a diorama of amazing details, a museum experience that feels very much like a game.
The former British newspaper headquarters turned minimalist, art-filled boutique hotel will take you places.
LONDON – When it comes to healthy living, Vogue's healthy darlings walk the walk.
We're selling the work of fine British makers in a London setting where people can understand that craft has a value we should celebrate.
Get out of town and jump in the lake at Richmond Park, where Henry VIII used to hunt deer. It’s prohibited, so be careful.
If I never return to Morocco, it'll be too soon, because their style of robbery is less fun than elsewhere.
LONDON – Whether you're looking for an Edwardian vibe or state-of-the-art everything, the new entrants on the competitive London hotel scene will fit every travel bill.
Wine and cheese in Hackney, roast in a roll near London Fields, vintage furniture on Columbia Road. All #Noted places.
LONDON – Where hotelier Ian Schrager goes, everyone follows. We got the latest on Edition, his new hotel collection with Marriott.
LONDON - Shake Shack is opening in Covent Garden this week. If you're a Londoner reading this, go reserve your place in line. This place is going to be a sensation.
Mummies! Rockets! Things from a long time ago! Backpack tours! Museums are pretty fun if you're a five-year-old.
Jumping frogs in Bethnal Green! Three-year-old Otto tells us his favorite London museum.
This is passion, raw and unfettered. This is an Olympic gymnast in the kitchen. This is simple, you're told. "Five ingredients."
It's the triumph of the B-cup and the airbrushed nipple. I'm not telling you to take your mother, but I'm not telling you you can't.
You're busy, so we figured out London for you. Here's your quick, essential guide to impressing clients, blowing off steam, living like a local, loading up on culture, and scoring souvenirs.
Who said one day isn't enough to get a feel for the city? Our classic touristy single-day itinerary takes you from the Changing of the Guard to an oyster lunch and before-bed espresso.
LONDON – Pop-up lounge The Fringe 2012 gives Olympics fans more time to enjoy the games over a pint and less shuffling behind 5,000 foreigners removing their belts at security. Game on.
LONDON – Jamaica fever isn't just at the track with all eyes on Usain Bolt and Asafa Powell. It's also at the best Caribbean restaurants around London. These are the ones worth springing to.
When you've had your fill of that f*@#$%! tube, pick a direction, and plot your city escape.
WALES – Going to London for the food? Detour to Wales, where the food scene is thriving. I expected to eat fried, bland food and gray vegetables and drink basic pub beer. I was ridiculously mistaken.
SCOTLAND – I have an Olympic appetite for oysters, dairy products, and whisky. No one told me that Scotland produced the holy trinity of foodstuffs.
LONDON – The talk may be all about London 2012, but London 1066 and London 1870 were just as hopping. Here's a tour of the city through the ages.
Map makers Ben Olins and Jane Smillie divulge their top London destinations.
LONDON – Legendary Delhi restaurant Bukhara has opened a pop-up outpost in Knightsbridge for two weeks. Too bad you can't get in.
We found the ten best parent- and kid-approved hotels throughout London. Zoos, kid concierges, nannies, kites, parks — everything but Mary Poppins.
Everyone is going to London in 2012. No wonder: A short family trip packs in fish and chips and pirate ships, dungeons and Legos, gardens and pools.
It reminds me of the New York of my childhood when Soho began to evolve. Post-warehouse, pre-mall: a pretty magical time in a neighborhood's life.
EAST LONDON – Shoreditch, Broadway Market, Hackney: The streets are alive with great design, terrific food, and scenes you want to dive into. Have a look around the neighborhood.
LONDON – Some things always remind me of home wherever I happen to be. Christmas lighting ceremonies is one of them. A view from Regent Street.
On a city break? Here's a laid-back list of must-sees for design snobs, art fiends, culture hounds, and gadabouts.
LONDON – Hackney market is the new hub of cutting-edge Londoners — and a place of charm few tourists experience.
UK – The graffiti and street art scene is thriving west of London, led by Banksy, supported by the government, and instigated by turf wars.
LONDON, England – We had initially been amazed by the architectural history, but found the Royal Hospital full of living history as well, of old soldiers waiting to share their stories.
England – Sadly, I had no time to tour the great Windsor Castle, nor Eton College. The races were starting at 14:25, and bets had to be placed.
LONDON, England – Bad-boy English chef Marco Pierre White sat for "My Last Supper, the Next Course" photographer Melanie Dunea, then treated her to a perfect lunch.
They may never go back to the park once they've seen the playgrounds of England's kings and queens. That's when you show them of the cells at Tower of London. It's all in a royal tour of London.
If you're by yourself, you're in for a great time. From classic bars and global cuisine to art, music, theater, and spas, here's your ticket to a singular nirvana.
LONDON – Nearby Borough Market may get all the attention, but Maltby Street is where the indie foodie spirit is thriving. On Saturdays, Bermondsey is the unlikely place to be for food, style, and healing gardens.
Even a ten-minute stop at the Wallace Collection is uplifting and enriching, peaceful and calming. With so much beauty to absorb around you, you automatically push your worries aside. I never tire of it.
Stadium tours and fake jerseys; fan chants and the pubs to sing them in. You don't have to be a hooligan to get in on the national sport. (When it's not cricket season, that is.)
ENGLAND – In the fudge shops, the bakeries, and the very relaxed chowder house, Americans will see the genesis of every last New England seaside town.
Forget the Queen. Let's talk about the Model U.N. that is international racing. Exotic Middle Eastern sheikhs mingle with dashing Frenchies and loudmouth yanks.
LONDON – Everything about Brawn is genteel, friendly, cozy, and fun. The bar is decorated with a birdcage and fake parakeet; cookbooks share space with wine bottles on the shelves. The young mix with the old, the hipsters with the stodgy.