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The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee: Rehearsal Impressions

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London’s Secret Garden: The Roof Gardens in Kensington

Without many words I’d like to introduce you today to The Roof Gardens in Kensington. You would never imagine what’s hiding on top of Kensington’s tube station. From outside the building looks like an ordinary grey warehouse – but hundred feet above Kensington High Street we found London’s hidden paradise.

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Duke of York Square Food Market (+pasta recipe)

The Duke of York Square Food Market is located next to Saatchi Gallery close to Sloane Square tube station. Every Saturday the market sells everything from good quality cheeses and cupcakes to Malaysian cuisine and Moroccan food.

Originally the market was started by the upmarket food shop Partridges back in 2005. The aim was to give small producers and family businesses the chance to trade their goods in this expensive part of Chelsea.

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London by Bike: Kensington Palace and Hyde Park

London has plenty of parks and quiet areas, but it’s almost impossible to walk the long distances in between. My boyfriend and I decided to give the Barclays Cycle Hire a try. We cycled from Kensington Palace across Kensington Gardens to the end of London’s Hyde Park.

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Coming soon! Victoria’s Secret opens first European flagship store in London

The angels are about to land! Victoria’s Secret is finally coming to London. The first European flagship store will open its doors in New Bond Street this summer. Today I went to Westfield / Stratford, where another shop will be set up soon as well (see picture). Continue reading

Portobello Market in Notting Hill

London’s Portobello Market is one of the most famous street markets in the world. Located on the Portobello Street itself, it is the vibrant hub of Notting Hill.

Portobello market has a long history and began as a fresh-food market in the 19th century. The shops are lining along the whole street and it’s the charm of the colorful Victorian townhouses that turns the Portobello Road into a special vintage shopping experience.

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