Tag Archives: Covent Garden

London : Food For Thought

My favorite London travel book store Stanfords has opened a food-themed bookshop in a joint venture with street food pioneers KERB “to showcase London’s food and cultural history through literature,” the Bookseller reported. Market Bookshop will be a permanent fixture at the newly opened Seven Dials Market in Covent … Continue reading

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Bookstore Tourism: London

When I first discovered London’s iconic Stanfords in 1986, Britain’s largest travel bookstore was already 133 years old. Located in a beautiful turn-of-the-century building on Long Acre in the heart of Covent Garden since 1901, the shop has one of the … Continue reading

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See London Like A Victorian

Stanfords Bookshop, London’s place to go for travel literature, guides and maps, has announced plans to offer horse-drawn carriage tours of central London on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3, 4:30 and 6PM. Bookshop customers will be able to ride in … Continue reading

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Painting by Numbers

The always enjoyable London Transport Museum at Covent Garden is debuting a very cool new exhibition in its main gallery today called “Painting by Numbers”. The show features vintage versions of the au courant interweb fad—infographics. The historic versions of … Continue reading

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Don’t mention the Ethnic Stereotyping

Virgin Media has launched the world’s first billboard made entirely out of cheese. The broadband provider unveiled the edible advertising platform at Covent Garden in London to kick off a new ad campaign for its super-fast broadband service. The cartoon … Continue reading

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