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The top 5 holiday destinations for December

The top 5 holiday destinations for December

Christmas, Culture, Featured, Lifestyle, Travel, World
December is the most tempting month of the year to leave the country in search of much-needed heat. In some ways it might be true that ‘no one does Christmas quite like London’, but there's something special about whisking away to escape the bitter cold. Swapping winter chills and cracked blue lips for sun-kissed skin and sandy toes was never a bad idea. With Christmas fast approaching, we have gathered a small collection of the best holiday destinations for last-minute getaways that will truly give you the travel experience of a lifetime. 1. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Average temperature: 28°C Rio prides itself in being gloriously hot during London’s winter season, not to mention its stunning beaches along the coast of the South Atlantic Ocean. Brazilians are known for their infec
What’s all the hype ? : A look at unique style in London

What’s all the hype ? : A look at unique style in London

Fashion
Does fashion shape your identity ? Or does the person you are influence and reflect through the clothes you wear ?   London is one of the top stylish capitals in the world, it can be considered as the melting pot of the fashion industry, where you can pass by twenty people in the space of one minute and each person that passes you will have a completely different style than your own. The diversity and multiculturalism is what allows fashion in Central London to be so iconic and unique, the carefree attitude of not being afraid to express your individuality is what gives City's like ours a unique flare.   The streets have now become the runway as billions of people prance around Oxford Street in their best outfits, but only a few can truly stand ou...
London art week

London art week

Arts, culture, Culture, Exhibition, Featured, Lifestyle, Travel
This year Christmas arrived early for all the art lovers living in London. The famous London Art Week is back and ready to take over this week! More than 30 of London’s prestigious art galleries will be hosting this eye-opening event as well as three leading auction houses. The galleries will be open from 10am till 6 pm on weekdays and 11am till 5 pm on the weekends. Many people think London Art Week is for collectors and shoppers only but it is so much more than that. It is an incredible experience for anyone who is interested in art, the industry or just wants to spend a weekend looking at wonderful art works. No matter what you do or who you are, this event will be an uplifting experience that will add something to you. Here is a list of the galleries on where the e
The Indian language of colour

The Indian language of colour

Fashion, Featured
A rare sight of traditional Indian garments paraded in a vibrant escapism of colour in one of London’s temples. https://soundcloud.com/bhujmandir/mangal-fera-fare-1?in=bhujmandir/sets/rukmani-vivah Barefoot and with my eyes beaming with excitement, I entered the sand-coloured Shri Vallabh Nidhi Hindus temple in Wembley, London. It was 9:00am and there were only a few people scattered inside the building. I let my eyes wander around the sophisticated carvings and lavishly ornates deities, waiting for the ceremonies to begin. I got distracted by a group of elder women making their way towards the centre of the temple. Wearing flamboyant green, blue and yellow saris, they sit one by one under the protective gaze of deities. A multicoloured arch of tinsels and chiffons was hanging o
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