October is finally here and autumn has fallen upon London. And with that comes Halloween; full of ghost stories, un-earthly happenings and tales of death and debauchery. London’s history is riddled with stories of murder, executions and hauntings and there’s no better time to explore the city than on All Hallows’ Eve.
Alongside New York’s Broadway, the West-End in London is renowned for producing the best in commercial theatre. Head to the West-End and you’ll see historic, grade-listed theatres on every corner. These theatres are steeped in history, some dating back as far as the 17th century. With a theatre district full of old buildings with long histories, there are bound to be some ghost and ghouls lurking in the dressing rooms at night.
Every day, hundreds of thousands of commuters, tourists, and Londoners use the tube service to travel around London. The London Underground system is an iconic and important part of the city, as much a part of London as black cabs, Big Ben and over-priced pints. But have you ever stopped to wonder how it got there? Let’s go on a trip back in time and explore the fascinating history of the London Underground Network…
Ever wondered what it’s like to be a London tour guide? We chat to Tony, one of Insider London’s enthusiastic guides about introducing tourists to the city of London.
After a lifetime of early starts and long hours, retirement is the perfect opportunity to start living a life of leisure. However, more often than not, after the initial jubilations and feelings of triumph over escaping the dreaded 9 to 5, life after retirement can start to feel a little dull, and keeping busy becomes a struggle. At Insider London, we think the free time is an excellent opportunity to pick up new skills and discover new places and things.