Exploring London: Cool things to do in Brixton

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Brixton is arguably one of London’s most vibrant, culturally diverse districts. In 1945, the SS Windrush ship brought an estimated 492 Jamaicans to London, these passengers settled in the small working-class district of Brixton, and from then on Brixton has remained the centre of British Caribbean culture, with the area renowned for it’s huge Caribbean...

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Stronger Together

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As we digest the news that the UK has decided to leave the EU in a referendum, we ponder the question of what that means for travel in Europe. Not being Economists or Politicians, and doing the only thing we know how, we decided to look on the bright side! Thanks to the fall in...

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Top 3 Most Helpful Apps whilst in London

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So for all you travellers who are coming over to our wonderful city of London, here are our top three marvellous apps you can use which will make your life easier while exploring. Number One: CityMapper I can guarantee you this app will help you out.  CityMapper is a full journey planning app available on...

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Top 3 skateparks in London

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London is hands down, one of the best cities for skating in the world. Wether you’re into skating the streets or hitting the parks, this city has a lot to offer. When you think of the London skate scene you probably think of parks like Southbank and the House of Vans, but thats only the tip of the...

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Top 3 Italian style pizza restaurants in London

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London is one of the most diverse cities on the planet, and as such, has a rich and varied food community.  With an estimated half a million Italians living in London, it’s no surprise that pizzerias are some of the popular restaurant ventures in the city.  With so many choices for a quality piece of...

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Astor Hostels - Loving London

Astor Hyde Park Hostel

Take a tour inside Astor Hyde Park Hostel   Astor Hyde Park Hostel in London is the newest addition to the Astor Family. Still boasting its stunning original features, the hostel is a Victorian Town House on a quiet tree-lined boulevard. Helping Astor Hostels to win...

Astor Museum Hostel

Take a tour inside Astor Museum Hostel One of the oldest low budget hostels in London, Astor Museum has been helping weary backpackers and travellers loosen up since 1977!  The location of this hostel makes it one of the best value hostels in London central....

Astor Queensway Hostel

This boutique budget hostel, formerly named Astor Quest, is located in the bustling neighbourhood of Bayswater and has been welcoming backpackers through its doors for over 20 years. With 100 beds, this hostel is charming, welcoming and set in a quiet street minutes from Hyde...

Astor Victoria Hostel

Take a tour inside Astor Victoria Hostel The largest of our budget accomodation, split across two adjoining buildings, the atmosphere can be described as laid back and an ideal place to meet new friends.  We have been operating here for close to 15 years, with...