It’s carnival time! Notting Hill Carnival Survival Guide

The Notting Hill Carnival is a riotous mix of steel band music, flamboyantly colourful costumes and social atmosphere, hosted in London’s Notting Hill every August Bank Holiday. For those Australians heading along, we’ve got the definitive survival guide.

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Lovelorn in London? Fussball + fun on London Eye’s Wheel of Date

Single Aussie guys, this one’s for you. Too lazy for online dating? Haven’t yet seen any London sights since arriving? Well, we’ve found you the solution to both. DoingSomething is hosting its inaugural Wheel of Date on the London Eye 28 February 2013. The chance to have a fun night out, meet some new people, and tick ‘see London’ off your bucket list.

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London voted unfriendly, dirty and expensive, says worldwide survey

London has rated poorly when it comes to friendliness, cleanliness and ease of getting around, a worldwide survey has shown.

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‘Ripperologist’ for a night: How to lead a Jack the Ripper walking tour

A Jack the Ripper walking tour is an essential item on many visitors to London to-do lists. PAUL BLEAKLEY indulges a secret childhood desire to be a ‘Ripperologist’ and leads a Jack the Ripper tour of his own around London’s East End.

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