Category: London

Where to celebrate the 4th of July in Europe

Being away from home on the 4th of July can be a bummer, but it doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the spirited celebrations that make this day so special. Being an American abroad, or even as an international traveller with a curiosity for cultural experiences, you… Read More

Why was Queen Elizabeth II so loved by the world?

It was my first week working for LivTours. I was in Rome, waiting for a bus to go back to the apartment when the headline: “The Queen has died” popped into my timeline. The news hit the world a week ago, on the 8th of September, 2022. It’s quite… Read More

Hidden spots in London you MUST visit

Adventures are always better when they’re spent in unique, one-of-a-kind spots that make for a truly unforgettable experience. When traveling to London, maybe the London Eye or Big Ben come to mind. Baker Street, Regent Street, Abbey Road, and all the other famous pop culture roads might also pique interests. Read More

The Six Wives of Henry VIII

Who were the six wives of Henry VIII? He became one of Britain’s most famous monarchs. Egotistical, paranoid and desperate for a male heir, he broke with the Catholic church, made himself the head of the English Church, killed his friends who wouldn’t support him or couldn’t give him what… Read More

How to get from Heathrow Airport to the center of London?

Flying to London? Getting to central London from Heathrow is pretty simple. Here are the best ways to suit your group size, budget, and schedule.  Heathrow Shuttle Fast, reliable, and simple. Taking just 15 minutes to Paddington station and leaving every 15-20 minutes, this is the speediest way to get… Read More

Everything you need to know about Changing of the Guard

With their bright red tunics and their tall bearskins hats the Queen’s Guard is one of London’s most iconic symbols. Unsurprising then that thousands of tourists flock to witness the spectacle of the Changing of the Guard. A theatrical and musical military ceremony that sees the handover of the… Read More

London for kids

Planning a London vacation for your family? The UK capital is without a doubt one of the most child-friendly cities in the world. Dripping with creative charm and sprinkled with childlike magic, it is not only home to the world’s biggest toy shop, real-life kings and queens and witches and… Read More