Cheap flights to London
England’s capital is not only the largest city in Western Europe, but is also its most vibrant. The home of the Queen, Big Ben and the famous Hackney Carriage is also home to one of the most cosmopolitan populations in the world, which has left its mark on this ancient yet very cutting edge metropolis.
London is a world city of truly global proportions. Visitors come here to experience the world’s best restaurants, top hotels and its varied nightlife. But they also come for another thing, the culture. If there is a world capital of culture then London must surely be it. Plays and musical productions pack the city’s famous West End, while museums and art galleries, such as the iconic British Museum and the Tate Modern wow visitors with their huge exhibits.
Capital Karts (Unit 1 Rippleside, Barking, London IG11 0RJ) As of last month London's petrolheads have a new hangout; the UK's longest indoor karting track opened in Barking on 1 November. With the same Go Karts used at Michael Schumacher's own Karting centres in Germany and prices from £32.99 for half an hour, it's sure to be popular.
Peter Pan Goes Wrong
Can't get tickets for American Psycho: The Musical? Opt for what should be the second most anticipated Show this Christmas. In this follow up to the delightfully farcical Play that Goes Wrong, surprise West End smash of the summer, the impossibly accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society return for their hamfisted take on the
Christmas panto. Prepare to cry with laughter.
Trace the footsteps, hear the stories, and piece together the police investigation on a Jack the Ripper Walk, the fascinating walking tour of the UK's most infamous serial killer. Based around his main East London stalking grounds of Spitalfields and Petticoat Lane, it could take you a step closer to solving the country's biggest "whodunnit" mystery. jack-the-ripper-tour.com
Move over Hailo and Addison Lee: there's a new cab app in town. Wheely cabs, all eco-friendly hybrid saloons, are ordered through a smartphone mapping system. Easy and free to use, the cabs are 20% cheaper than black cabs. They're, ahem, wheely rather good. wheely.com