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Take a walk through glitzy Kensington or hipster Shoreditch and you’d be forgiven for thinking that London was all about glamour and affluence. It’s an easy mistake to make for those who never manage to make their way out of Zone One. Hope on the tube for 20 minutes, however, and you’ll encounter one of the most friendly, down-to-earth and…

Let’s face it, alcohol is expensive. Especially in the swankier parts of London. Everyone likes to swig down a cool glass of rose wine on an evening out. However, when one can cost you upwards of ten pounds a glass, one starts to consider whether alcohol in restaurants is an expense we’d much rather live without. Being the savvy financial…

Rising majestically above the historic town of Windsor set alongside the River Thames, Windsor Castle has been home to British monarchs for over 900 years – 40 of them, to be precise. The largest inhabited castle in the world, it is a favoured residential home of the current monarch, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, who often divides her time between…

If you’ve had the time to check out our London Rock & Roll Tour, you’ll already know that the capital is a global hub of music and culture. However, it’s not just rock music that makes London one of the best places in the world to see live music. It’s also internationally famous for its jazz scene, boasting top quality…

hogwarts staircase at the harry potter studio tour in london

The Warner Bros. Studio Tour in London is a magical experience for anyone, whether you’re a potty about Harry Potter or have never seen any of the movies or read the books before. What makes the studio tour so special is its interactivity and emphasis on providing an immersive experience. From the minute they walk through the doors of the…

Shoppers walking down a Soho street in London's westend past a bar with a LGBT rainbow flag

Welcome to the Evan Evans Blog new area guide series. These handy little pieces are filled with useful tips and inside info on specific areas of London. This week, we’re kicking things off with an exploration of Soho – the very heart of London’s nightlife and tourist scene. Nestled between Oxford Circus, Picadilly and Charring Cross Road, it’s the very…

London sunset, view on business modern district.

For those visiting London for the first time, a simple London bus tour is one of the best ways to see the city. You’ll experience all of the capital’s world-famous sites and learn some fascinating facts about their history and development. However, if you’ve already got a classic tour booked in and want to find something a little more unique,…

Adult successful elegant businessman wearing suit and drinking wine on the rooftop in luxury penthouse

There’s no getting around it. London can be an expensive city. If you’re on a shoestring budget, it’s certainly possible to find ways to cut back on spending and still have a great time. But, well, that’s not much fun now is it Sometimes you just want to cut loose and drop a huge wad on one big night out.…