Peculiar Happenings at Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

Ripley's

A couple of weeks ago we were invited to do a London Duck Tour which is a 75 minute tour of London onboard an amphibious vehicle. London is a good couple of hours away for us so I was keen to make the most of our day out and one place we have been keen to visit is Ripley’s Believe It or Not! which is based in Piccadilly Circus. A visit to Ripley’s allows you to follow in the footsteps of… Continue Reading “Peculiar Happenings at Ripley’s Believe It or Not!”

A Sightseeing Tour of London with London Duck Tours

I have done a few sightseeing tours of London in my time, but a sightseeing tour aboard a giant yellow duck has to be the most fun. Before you wonder if we were bobbing about on the river Thames in a giant yellow rubber duck, a DUKW (known as a Duck) is a six-wheel-drive amphibious modification of the 2½ ton CCKW trucks used by the U.S. military in World War II. For the safety conscious it is reassuring to  know… Continue Reading “A Sightseeing Tour of London with London Duck Tours”

Kubo and the Two Strings Animation Workshop

Kubo and the Two Strings

A young boy with a magical gift sets out on a thrilling quest to discover his family’s legacy in Kubo and the Two Strings. The latest masterpiece from the animation studio behind the Academy Award ® -nominated films Coraline, ParaNorman, and The Boxtrolls is released on Blu-ray ™ and DVD on 16th January from Universal Pictures Home. From acclaimed animation studio LAIKA Kubo and the Two Strings is an all-new epic adventure starring the voice talents of Academy Award® winners Charlize… Continue Reading “Kubo and the Two Strings Animation Workshop”

Disney On Ice Presents Frozen

Disney On Ice

Last year we thoroughly enjoyed seeing Disney On Ice Worlds of Enchantment at Christmas. This year we were invited back to the O2 to see the new instalment – Disney On Ice Frozen and it did not disappoint. The heartwarming Academy Award®-winning tale you love is now a full length production live on ice. It started with the stars of the show coming out in their sports gear to teach us how to do the Olaf dance, before welcoming Mickey and Minnie on… Continue Reading “Disney On Ice Presents Frozen”

Seeing the sights of London with a City Cruise

City Cruises

I love visiting London but my visits are normally very structured and we literally arrive at, visit our planned destination and leave again. I have wanted to do a sightseeing tour of London for a while, so when City Cruises invited us to do a river cruise from The Embankment up to the Tower of London I jumped at the chance. You can see some of the best views in London from the River Thames including Big Ben, The London… Continue Reading “Seeing the sights of London with a City Cruise”