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Christmas in London: 3 Markets To Visit This Holiday Season

Double Decker buses and Christmas Lights.

I’m a sucker for all things Christmas. I love the TV specials, the Christmas carols and every bit of  holiday cheer that radiates out of every store and street corner bar. I’m not entirely sure where this holiday spirit comes from, but I’ve been hooked on the Yuletide as long as I can remember. Heck, I even remember getting excited about ordering a Bing Crosby Christmas cassette from our school book club when I was…

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Sponsored Video: The London Story – London Underground

London Theater District.

In terms of touring London, my story isn’t too remarkable. I’ve only been to the city twice, but trust me you’ll want to read on because what I reveal at the end of this post may just blow your polka dot socks off. Our first trip in London town lasted a whole 13 hours and consisted of a few pints and a few hours of sleep in a basement fire hazard that moonlighted as a…

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London: Smart Hyde Park View | Hangin’ with @HostelBookers

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[google1][pinit count=”vertical” url=”http://www.beersandbeans.com” float=”right”] Over the last year Beth and I have discovered that we are no longer hostel dorm people. While a lot of it has to do with our nomadic lifestyle of trying to balance work with travel, we’ve also realized that we like having our own privacy and space. At first I kind of felt guilty, like I’m some bourgeois backpacker who’s no longer keeping it real. But then, as I spoke…

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Four Places to Experience the Countryside in London

Hampstead Heath by Tony Hall via Flickr.

[google1][pinit count=”vertical” url=”http://www.beersandbeans.com” float=”right”] This is a guest post by one of our UK readers.  When you think of London, the first things that come to mind might be big buildings, busy people, and not a hint of the lovely English countryside in sight. If that’s the case, don’t be so sure, because the capital’s got a lot up its sleeve when it comes to grassy expanses and wildlife. So if you’re staying in London…

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Celebrating New Year’s Eve in London

Fireworks exploding over the London Eye ferris wheel in London, England on New Year's Eve.

Photo by Sean MacEntee | Flickr Creative Commons It’s New Years 2012 and London seems like a good place to be because this year London is pulling out all the stops to make this a year to remember. Fireworks They city has its famous fireworks, which are going to be more fabulous than the years before. They have designated places for people to go to watch the show. The fireworks will be viewable from many…

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The Cover Shot!

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Yah! Ever see a photo on an album cover and wish that one of your photos could be on an album cover one day? Music & Photography seem to go hand & hand. It’s a perfect fit. I have photographed bands & musicians before but I’ve never had the chance to be on an album cover. Until now…. I’m proud to say that I now have a photo on an album cover! Tip Top Recordings…

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Audio Intensive Care for Beat-Up Backpackers

Photo by Martin Cathrae.

I am a pretty lucky girl. All of my friends seem to be mad talented and whether it’s free paintings, free stationary or free food I always seem to be benefiting from it. In this case my friend David is darn good DJ and kicks butt at editing music.  He’s got a guest post lined up for today and if you’re in the need for travel dance music or some kickin’ photo editing music take…

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