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102 Date Ideas in London

You’ve probably ended up here after a curious Google of “date ideas in London” or “fabulous date ideas…!” You get the gist! Anyway, we’ve all been there, flicking through pages in frantic search of where to take your better half, and let’s face it, if...

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What to do This Weekend

The Weekend Guide Lives On

It’s the freakin’ weekend! A phrase we’ve been waiting for since, well, the last weekend but who’s counting? And, in true Handbook fashion, we’ve kept our eyes peeled for funky shenanigans to draw you over to Monday. So, if you’re ready to rumble...

Things to do Outdoors

School’s Out: Things To Do With Children This Half Term

From the 18-25th of February it’s half term, which essentially means kiddos running around covered in paint, mud and miscellaneous objects including insects whilst on a sporadic sugar high that never quite seems to fizzle out. Sorry parents, didn’t mean to scare you… but...

Experiences & Pop-Ups

28 Of LFW’s Best Runway Shows

The next fashion week in London takes place this week from the 14-19 of February and we can’t flippin’ wait! The bi-annual babe of an event is a big deal across many a calendar and this year is no exception to the rule. The event provides us with an in-person insight as to what the new...

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What to do This Weekend

9 London Pools To See Before You Dive…

Us Londoners are an adventurous bunch, we love our city with its fascinating corners and curios, but when it comes to pools we’re happy to do our lengths in humdrum leisure centres. No more! Here are a selection of the most interesting pools in the capital!...

Experiences & Pop-Ups

The Most Romantic Igloo In London

This igloo is SO gorgeous! Like, seriously! Give us an igloo with cutesy cherry blossoms all over it any day and we’ll send our Insta’s into overload – especially with Valentine’s Day coming up this week! Hopeless romantics are invited to igloose themselves amongst sickly...

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Culture

Why Valentine’s Day Is Weird, Fascinating, And An Opportunity

Valentines day, it’s a weird one. Do you celebrate it if you’re single or hide in front of a rom-com and pretend it’s not happening? 64% of Australians won’t do anything for the day, but those who do go hard. A study showed couples who married in the last five years spent a whopping $253...

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

The Sexiest Pink Places In London

If you loved this then get following @londonispink on insta - we cannot get enough of her life through rose (or pink, should we say) coloured glasses.

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Experiences & Pop-Ups

ALL The February Pop-Ups

January’s over (thank goodness), and now we think it’s time for some well deserved fun! So, without further ado, we’re inviting you to enjoy a range of pop-ups that’ll have you drinking away dry Jan, eating away your New Year’s resolutions and then fitting in the odd...

Culture

The Massive Kaleidoscope You Can Actually Walk Inside

Remember kaleidoscopes, off of childhood? This was full-on Lucy In The Sky style tripping for 6 year olds, as the colours rotated and combined. It was legit nearly as mind-bending as those origami fortune tellers. Mine was red and plastic and without fail would induce a Timothy Leary experience.

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Who Ate It Best: New York Vs. London

When I made the decision to venture across the pond, I knew that major lifestyle changes would need to take place. I was quick to trade my heavy parka in for a rain slicker, abandon my gridlike sense of direction as I soon learned that there is no such thing as “uptown and downtown” here, and...

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