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Some of London’s most iconic markets won’t be reopening this weekend, despite Boris Johnson telling Brits that outdoor markets could reopen under social-distancing guidelines. Columbia Road Flower Market, Brick Lane Market and other sites will remain closed as part of a plan developed by Tower Hamlets Council to stagger the return of the borough’s markets.  The
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The changes and health safety protocol implemented during phased reopening of Walt Disney World’s parks and resorts–no nighttime spectaculars, parades, or meet & greets, reduced hours, advance reservation system for attendance, and more–will transform the guest experience this summer and beyond. You could even say it’s the dawn of a new Disney era. We wouldn’t
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The 2020 Disney Dining Plan comes in 4 tiers, with prices starting at $55 per night for adults and $26 for kids. This guide covers Walt Disney World’s meal plan pricing, money saving tips, what’s included, whether it’s worth getting, Free Dining dates, and info about the DDP’s temporary cancellation. (Updated June 1, 2020.) The
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The sun glinting off the canal and the discarded takeaway trays. The mingling waft of frying meat, weed and patchouli. The goths of seven continents. Yep, there’s nowhere quite like Camden Market (nowhere that actually exists, at least). The market – along with the rest of London – has been closed for the lockdown for the last
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Our Walt Disney World vacation planning guide offers tips, tricks & info on how to save money & time, avoid crowds, plus where to eat, best rides, and itineraries for Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom & Hollywood Studios. It’s a great resource whether you’re a first-timer or long-time Annual Passholder. We’re Florida locals who visit
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Which DVC resorts are best & worst at Walt Disney World? These rankings cover our top picks and least favorite villas based upon a variety of factors, including theme, rooms, dining, pools, and more. We cover the pros & cons of each Disney Vacation Club resort at WDW, and try to set aside our own
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As announced a couple days ago, Walt Disney World will be canceling all existing Advance Dining Reservations, plus Free Dining and paid Disney Dining Plans through next year. Email notifications have started going out, providing additional details–including the impact on character dining and other certain experiences. This shouldn’t come as a huge surprise. When Walt
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This year marks 30 years since the Jazz Cafe opened. The iconic Camden music venue has seen the likes of D’Angelo, Amy Winehouse, Adele, Roy Ayers and Bobby Womack hit its stage. Now it’s the latest business to reveal it’s at risk of closure because of the impact of the past few months. Like many nightlife venues in London,
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Sure, 90 percent of takeaways are delicious. But ever wondered how to make them taste extra delicious? In our series, Takeaway Hacks, London chefs reveal their tips and tricks for sprucing up what the delivery person drops off. Last week we did fish and chips, before that burgers and curries, before that, pizza. This week? Kebabs.    1. Selin Kiazim,
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UPDATE: The first @TheDriveIn films have been officially announced. Look out for ‘Grease’, ‘Joker’, ‘Toy Story’, ‘The Lion King’, ‘A Star is Born’ and ‘Back to the Future’ (we’re assuming it’s free entry if you show up in a DeLorean) showing in 12 UK cities between July 9 and October. London screenings take place at as-yet unannounced locations
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In just a few weeks the way we shop has changed out of all recognition. Most Londoners have now experienced a socially distanced supermarket trip with long queues outside, one-way routes along the aisles, hand sanitiser by the trolleys and perspex screens in front of cashiers. Shops – both big and small – selling essentials through lockdown have adapted swiftly
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Ready to fully submerge yourself in nature after all those months of not really leaving the house? Get yourself down to Kew Gardens, reopening on June 1, for a mega flora overload. The world-famous Royal Botanic Gardens has been given the go-ahead by the government to welcome visitors. Of course, it will be operating under strict social-distancing
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TfL announced today (Friday May 29) that passengers will be able to board buses in London through the front doors again on 124 routes from Saturday May 30. It anticipates that all routes will have returned to front-boarding again by mid-June. Analysis by University College London has found that safety improvements made to driver screens by TfL now
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