London is a great city to enjoy at any time of the year, but over the Christmas period, it becomes something really magical. Being a cabbie in the capital at this time of year is great fun. Obviously, it’s a busy period for us, which is always good; but it’s also a chance to pass on some festive cheer and impart some local expertise to make a visit extra special. If you’re visiting London this Christmas, here are some
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As one of London’s main business districts, Canary Wharf might not immediately pop up in the brainstorming session when planning a fun day out. However, whilst the skyline is made up of towering skyscrapers and the sparkling head offices of major banks, you just need to peek a little beyond the glare of the bright lights to see a whole other side to the district. With nearly a hundred thousand people working in the area, there are more than a
For many, it would seem London conjures the same images of landmarks and museums and huge shopping areas and not much else. It is for these people that I write this post. I would like to show you a different side to this beloved city and reveal some of its biggest secrets. Not too many mind, just enough to put you on for now. Oxford Street’s Secret Garden This place reopened in 2013 after closing in the mid eighties so
Welcome to London! We’ve take our favourite photos and our favourite famous London quotes and compiled some images to show off London at it’s best. Amitours may just be a friendly London taxi service but we are proud of our city and want to show it off to you, so without further ado: Noel Coward Spoke of London’s loose morals in correlation to London’s high rise buildings. The City still grows ever taller and ever more impressive, but do
The Cab Drivers Guide to a London Autumn London is truly one of the most beautiful cities in the World. Rich with traditional culture, as well as embracing diversity. It’s difficult to choose a season in which London looks its best. I’ve driven through every season and each one brings a new perspective on the Big Smoke. Sometimes I feel quite fortunate to be a London cab driver. Especially as the earth cools and more people opt for a warm
Over the last two decades, Shoreditch has become an area where young creatives hang out. Historically, low rent prices made this the perfect place to get an art venture off the ground at cheap prices. Young creatives from all over the world settled and made this place what it is today (and a little help from commercial bandwagoning…) As a taxi driver I’ve seen this place blossom from a dirty slum to what it is today – a creative paradise.