After years as a dodgy no-go zone, the area around London's King's Cross area is blossoming with chic eating and shopping - and Britain's most famous art and fashion college.
London bar Dandelyan was named world's best only to announce a renaissance was in the works.
Entirely lacking in flair but highly functional, apart from the security process - that, you're going to hate.
New eateries are transforming London-by-the-sea.
A great find if you're a romantic who loves literature, heritage and good food.
The displays here have mentions of Winnie the Pooh, Paddington, Rupert, Goldilocks' ursine adversaries, and the scary Bear Under the Stairs.
The best ethical bars and restaurants in London.
The Spanish City – a two-storey English entertainment complex made famous by a Dire Straits song – has had a dazzling makeover.
For many, this is the base of many adventures, and what a beginning, for England's vast and bloodthirsty history is intertwined in our own. Let imaginations run wild during visits to intact castles, mysterious ancient standing stones and quaint seaside villages. Wonder at the eccentricities and obsessions of its characters, from tea to tennis. And don't forget to sample its more modern day culture such as music and comedy that lie in a class of their own.