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Review Open House London - Crossrail Canary Wharf

Review: Open House London

Open House London is truly one of the best weekends of the year in London (for nosy-parkers, at least), giving visitors a peek into many buildings, areas and spaces that are normally closed to the public. This year’s event – which took place this weekend just gone – snuck up on me a bit for some reason; I’d […]

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Design Junction London 2013

Review: Design Junction London 2013

Attending Design Junction London 2013 was my first time attending this design show – the third instalment, which takes place during the London Design Festival each year. I wouldn’t especially call myself a design aficionado, and neither – unfortunately – do I have the budget to indulge in many of the superbly high quality items […]

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Aldwych Station Tour - Strand Station

Is it worth it? Aldwych Station Tour Review

If you’re anything like me, you’re probably rather obsessed with the London Underground. (I was even ridiculously excited – and rather disbelieving at never having known this before – that I even share my birthday with the London Underground.) Now, before many of you click away and think “I’m not! Boring! PFFFFFTTT”, stick with me. […]

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Emirates Air Line

Is it worth it? Review: Emirates Air Line

We’re starting a new series of posts here on London Budget that come under the “Is it worth it?” title. Whilst there’s plenty to do in London either for free or for low cost, we know that many visitors to London won’t want to miss out on some of London’s best known sights and may […]

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1892 London Underground Carriage

Historic 1892 London Underground Carriage at Baker Street Station for Royal Visit

Yesterday saw a special Royal visit to Baker Street Underground station, during which The Queen, Prince Phillip and the Duchess of Cambridge visited one of the oldest Underground stations as part of the celebrations marking the 150th anniversary of the London Underground. During their visit – as well as the Duchess comically being gifted a […]

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