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The Secret Art Nouveau Memorial to Queen Alexandra in St James’s

Hidden in plain sight across the road from St James’s Palace, the Queen Alexandra Memorial is an elaborate memorial commemorating the much-loved wife of King Edward VII, Queen Alexandra of Denmark.  Queen Alexandra Memorial  Located in the garden wall of Marlborough House, the house in which Alexandra and Edward lived until he was crowned king …

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Staying At: No 5 Maddox Street

Tucked away in Mayfair, mere steps away from Regent’s Street, No.5 Maddox St is a swanky bolthole in central London. Spacious serviced apartments that strike the balance between comfort, privacy and luxury.  No.5 Maddox Street: At a Glance  The apartments at No.5 Maddox Street provide a chic base for a stay in Mayfair and are …

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The Secrets of The Royal Arcade

A lot of chat goes into Mayfair’s gorgeous shopping arcades, much of it focused on the prestigious (and exceedingly pretty) Burlington Arcade.  However, if you stop halfway along Old Bond Street and turn your head at just the right moment, you’ll find the entrance to the Royal Arcade – IMHO the fairest of them all.  …

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The Mayfair Cafe Guide: The Best Coffee Shops in Mayfair

Looking for the best Mayfair cafes and coffee shops? Don’t worry, I have your back.  There are two types of cafe – the bland massive chains that try to lure you in with their sub-par beverages and the indie coffee shops that actually put some time and effort into making it all a much pleasanter …

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Best Hotels in Mayfair: Where to Stay in Mayfair

Mayfair is one of London’s most prestigious areas and the perfect place to base yourself during your stay in the city.  Wondering where to stay in Mayfair? We’ve chosen the best hotels in Mayfair for your trip – from boutique gems to five-star grand dames, these are the hotels you shouldn’t miss.  Best Hotels in …

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The Eros Statue: 12 Things You Never Knew about Piccadilly Circus’ Famous Landmark

We’ve all seen it right, the winged statue perched jauntily above a fountain in Piccadilly Circus… but what is the Eros statue? Why is it there? Turns out there’s a lot more that first meets the eye. 12 Things You Never Knew about the Eros Statue  First of All, It’s Not Actually a Statue of …

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