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Canary Wharf in one day

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

Things to do in Autumnal London!

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

Best Pubs in the Royal Borough…

taxi to a traditional London pub

As a taxi driver who works in the Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, I’m keen to wax lyrical to anyone who’ll listen about just how great a place Kensington is. Now, while we cab drivers are well known for our love of fine arts, great wine, and keeping abreast of current affairs (okay, maybe not!), there is another side to some of us that you don’t see – one that involves days off and a cold pint of beer! That’s

Super Shoreditch: Creative Destination

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.

From Heathrow to Kensington: Stay and Play

kensington taxi to the churchill arms

You’ve flown into Heathrow and are wanting to head to Kensington. First of all, I hope you had a good flight and weren’t too overawed by Heathrow – the airport can be pretty intense at times! Good choice on Kensington, by the way; it’s a great place to stay and there’s no shortage of things to do either. Hop into the taxi and I’ll tell you more as we travel. What To Expect From Kensington & Chelsea Kensington is to

Hot in the City and Hyde Park is the Place to be!

Taxi to Kensington Gardens, elfin oak

Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park – the green lungs of London and two of the finest parks you’ll find anywhere Parks are a wonderful place to escape the hustle and bustle of life in this great city and when I get a day off from driving the cab, I love nothing more than spending some time with the family at the park. Over years of working around the Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park areas of London and spending some time

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