Lifestyle

Experiences & Pop-Ups

IT’s Coming To London!

He’s coming for you…🎈 If you’re afraid of haunting clowns, look away now. Or better still, put your nerves through their paces because Pennywise is about to make an unscheduled stop off in London ahead of the release of IT Chapter Two. Thought you’d got rid of him back in 2017? Think again. Those brave enough will come face to face with the murderous clown, Pennywise, as a brand new horror experience arrives at The Vaults in London Waterloo. Arriving 31st August, IT Chapter Two: The Vaults Experience will be bringing to life all of your worst fears, well, if […]

Travel

10 Of The World’s Most Iconic Hotels

From Trump to The Savoy, Raffles to The Taj, some hotels are just immediately recognisable, iconic and memorable. Here are our top ten...

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

5 Borough Market Must-Visits

Sitting with the big dogs, like London Bridge and the Gherkin, is Borough Market, and if you’re a wannabe Londoner then you’ve got to swoop by its bustling arches. Sitting just across from London Bridge tube, it’s a treasure trove for eclectic eateries, pongs of cheese, and being barged past in the homemade fudge queue, and we can’t help but adore it. However, the labyrinth that it is, means a guide, albeit small, to the best places to eat is a total must. So, from baked goods and bao’s, to cold cuts and cronuts, here are our top five Borough […]

Read more

WIN!

It's free to enter our competitions + you can win amazing prizes!

Win A Family Trip To DisneylandÂź Paris With Staycity Aparthotels

Open until 18th October 2019

On September 3rd 2019 the award-winning Staycity Aparthotels opened its first ever resort-style property in France, Paris Marne La VallĂ©e – just five minutes from DisneylandÂź Paris.

Click to read for answer

What is the first name of Disney's founder?

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
By entering your email you agree that you are happy for us to email you with other competitions, offers and Handbook news
Culture

‘Cheese Sir, Can I Have Some More?’ The Best Cheese Shops In London

Want to find London's best cheese shops? Cheesy peasy, here are our absolute favourites (it's gonna be gouda...). No more cheese puns. We promise...

Read more

Experiences & Pop-Ups

Veg Out At London’s Biggest Vegan Festival

We know what you’re thinking. When will these vegans give it a rest with their vegan exclusive festivities? Well not just yet. Believe it or not, for the next two weeks Brick Lane is being transformed into a veggie heaven as another vegan festival makes its way into the city. VFor kicks off on 3rd August for a two week celebration of all things vegan, taking over the Truman Brewery. Think rooftop yoga, climate and sustainability talks, vegan fashion shows, and, of course, a whole lotta foodie endeavours. Let’s face it, we’ve all got that one vegan friend who’s constantly preaching […]

Reviews

The Black Truffle Pizza You Simply Have To Try

London’s food scene is an ever-changing metropolis of hummus smoothies, ice cream with KFC-style chicken plunged in it and jackfruit everything. It therefore comes as little surprise to us that there’s a new pizza parlour on the block, bolstering their new interpretations of pizza classics into our food vocabularies. Crazy Pizza does just what it says on the tin. Chefs swarm the diners sporadically to the sound of sensationally upbeat Italian tunes reminiscent of a moped advert, throwing dough around their heads and grinning. The Big Mamma-esque theatrics keep you on your toes whilst dining, in a space that is […]

Read more

Become An Insider

Want free instant access to secret locations, exclusive parties, the latest openings and much more!

Experiences & Pop-Ups

Who Else Is Excited For The Espresso Martini Festival?

We just felt the need to espresso our excitement for this awesome Espresso Martini festival coming to London next week! Set to get Londoner’s buzzing (quite literally), the fest comes by the hand of Mr Black, a beautifully boozy coffee liqueur set to get you on the straight and narrow. What can you expect, aside from caffeinated chaos? Well, for a third year in a row, there’ll be booze-on-the-brain bartenders dazzling with a smorgasbord of espresso martini twists. This eclectic list includes the likes of Opium, 68 and Boston, El Camion, TT Liquor and more. The fabulously free frolicking sees […]

Read more

Travel

Weak Pound Hitting Your Holiday Plans? Not At These Destinations!

The currency markets have not been kind to us of late. Something called Brexit? Had to Google it, apparently it’s a thing. But while sterling has plunged, not least over the last week as the pound experienced a Boris-bounce in the same way as a tennis ball bounces down the stairs, there are glimmers of hope. If you’re planning a holiday in Europe or the US then sure, things aren’t looking good for your wallet; the pound has performed especially badly against both , particularly the dollar since June 2016. But, if you’re willing to broaden your horizons, then there […]

Read more

Experiences & Pop-Ups

17 Awesome August Pop-Ups

Hurray, it’s finally the height of summer! Which can only mean one thing – endless outdoorsy pop-ups springing up in and around London of course! To stop the summer slipping through your fingers too quickly, we’ve rounded up the best of the pop-ups happening throughout August so you can make the most of sun while it’s still knocking around, enjoy! The Glasshouse At Searcys At The Gherkin Believe it or not there’s an oasis of greenery hidden at the top of one of London’s most ironic skyscrapers, The Gherkin. Scattered with exotic plants and florals sprouted in and around every […]

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Being A Cheeseboard Influencer Is A Real Job And It Looks SO Gouda

We’ve all heard of influencers. We’ve all seen them at work too… curling up on cupcake lilos, posing by palm trees and bobbing about in brightly coloured ball pits. But, have you heard of cheeseboard influencers? A whole different kettle of fish, or board of cheese, if you will. If you didn’t think there was such a thing as the perfect job, then cop an eye at what these cheddar-hungry tricksters do in their spare time. Yep, being a cheeseboard influencer is officially a thing, and it sounds pretty darn gouda… Posting snaps of brimming boards of brie, cuts of […]

Read more

View in full-screen
Features

Is Boris’s Girlfriend The New Meghan Markle?

You've seen her face on the news, in the papers and across every magazine, but on earth even is Carrie Symonds, Britain's new 'first girlfriend'?

Read more

Travel

11 Reasons Why Dallas Is The Big D Of Texas

Dallas. The Big D, The Triple D, whatever you call it, it’s certainly one of Texas’ favourite cities. Yeah, it might not be the capital of the state, or even the biggest city but Dallas is home of cowboys, supersized comfort food, competitive sport and definitely deserves to be on your Texas bucket list next time you’re headed off across the pond, and here’s why: Reunion Tower Standing amongst the boxy skyscrapers and geometric designs of the city skyline is the orb of the Reunion Tower. Uncover Dallas’ beauty from above the clouds (470ft to be exact) at the GeO-Deck, […]

Read more

  • * a company email is required to download this file
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.