Heron Tower

Heron Tower restaurants London

Heron Tower restaurants London

August 9, 2017
The season of al fresco is upon us once more, and though we all enjoy basking on outdoor tables on cobbled backstreets, there’s nothing quite like heading skywards for views, sunshine and a blast of fresh air. From high-rise bohemian hangouts to elegant elevated gardens…

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Castle Cars Windsor

Castle Cars Windsor

August 7, 2017
The sweeping inner Quadrangle at Windsor Castle (second picture) will play host to some of the world’s rarest, most historic cars at the Concours of Elegance from September 7 to 9. In this diamond jubilee year, the Queen has given permission for 60 cars – some of which have…

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Restaurants in Heron Tower London

Restaurants in Heron Tower London

July 8, 2017
There’s a dedicated entrance for the restaurants in Heron Tower, from where a glass lift will whizz you in seconds up to Duck & Waffle on the 40th floor, or its glitzier sibling Sushisamba two floors below. The views are, as you might expect, stunning – if you’re…

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Heron Tower London Sushi Samba

Heron Tower London Sushi Samba

April 27, 2017
Japan, Brazil and Peru come together here. That’s not an eye-opener these days, but the entrance to this expensive New York import is. Take the glass elevator that clings to the side of Heron Tower, shoot up 38 floors in a few stomach-flipping seconds, then walk into a bar…

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Bus to Windsor Castle

Bus to Windsor Castle

March 4, 2017
Visiting Windsor Castle During a Layover at Heathrow (Seven hours time between flights) Many travelers with a layover at Heathrow, think about visiting nearby Windsor Castle, only 20 minutes from Heathrow by cab. Visiting Windsor Castle: But first, make sure this is a viable…

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Heron Tower 110 Bishopsgate London EC2N 4AY

Heron Tower 110 Bishopsgate London EC2N 4AY

March 2, 2017
SUSHISAMBA New York City West Village 87 Seventh Avenue South | New York, NY 10014 | 212.691.7885 SUSHISAMBA Miami Beach 600 Lincoln Road | Miami, FL 33134 | 305.673.5337 SUSHISAMBA Coral Gables The Westin Colonnade Hotel | 180 Aragon Avenue | Coral Gables, FL 33134 | 305.448.4990…

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Windsor Castles

Windsor Castles

January 31, 2017
By Mike Glaeser The first challenge of this trip occurred even before I could land. My flight was delayed which put my 11:45 round tower tour at risk. I literally made it with two minutes to spare so let’s start from that point! The Round Tower is the central keep of Windsor…

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Castle History

Castle History

November 26, 2016
Castles and fortified houses can be found all over Britain. Impressive, oppressive, dramatic, romantic: who built these castles, and why? Many fortified sites started off as Bronze or Iron Age forts, built as defensive positions against warring tribes and / or invaders…

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Heron Tower London Address

Heron Tower London Address

November 24, 2016
The award-winning 110 Bishopsgate is a newly built skyscraper developed by Heron International with 5-star hotel standard reception and changing/shower facilities. A prestigious centre with unsurpassed client-led service levels, this truly unique space is ideal for small…

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Windsor Castle Vouchers

Windsor Castle Vouchers

November 2, 2016
Windsor Castle , the largest and oldest occupied castle in the world, is one of the official residences of Her Majesty The Queen. The Castle s dramatic site encapsulates 900 years of British history. It covers an area of 26 acres and contains, as well as a royal palace…

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Windsor attractions UK

Windsor attractions UK

October 27, 2016
Alton Tower’s Oblivion chugs above the Peak District staples of farmers market, wind farm and canal, and the uniquely northern Coronation Street makes a teeny nod to TV. Outside, rain batters the car park at the Trafford Centre while we are invited into the warmth of Professor…

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Heron Tower London Duck and Waffle

Heron Tower London Duck and Waffle

September 7, 2016
Lofty ideas: astonishing views over London from Duck & Waffle s dining room. Photograph: Karen Robinson for the Observer Heron Tower, 110 Bishopsgate, London EC2 (020 3640 7310). Meal for two, including wine and service, £110 Duck & Waffle, on the 40th floor…

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Where is the Queen Mum buried?

Where is the Queen Mum buried?

August 8, 2016
The Duke did not heed that advice. Bitterness came easily to him and, since he had nothing to do, he had time to mull it all over. Years later, he told the biographer Kenneth Rose: Twenty years I worked for my country and they kicked me out on my ass. The social historian…

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Heron Towers London

Heron Towers London

June 28, 2016
It s never great to arrive at a restaurant ashen-faced and shaking, but for those with a fear of heights, it s a distinct possibility at Duck & Waffle. Forty floors up London s glittering Heron Tower, the place has jaw-dropping views and a delightful atmosphere;…

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Heron Tower London fish Tank

Heron Tower London fish Tank

June 24, 2016
A man needs a 5, -gallon aquarium like a fish needs a bicycle, but that isn’t going to put off a vastly overpaid footballer from building one anyway. The former Arsenal star Thierry Henry is planning to demolish his £5.9 million property in north London and replace it with…

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