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  • 1 Live like James Bond in London: A guide to style, swanky bars and stunning luxury
    Throughout its 50 years, London has been at the heart of Bond, the longest running film franchise in history. Home to its creator, Ian Flemming, and of course the MI6 headquarters, the British capital plays...

  • 2 Get designer brands at high-street cost with thrifty London shopping
    Yet again we've seen another spectacular season of style on the London catwalks. But you needn't break the bank for the best of designer brands. London, of all cities, is the very best place for thrifty...

  • 3 Quiz time: Wise up for the Games with our fun facts
    With the torch approaching the end of its epic relay around Britain, Olympic fever is sweeping the country.Get ready for the sporting extravaganza with HELLO! Online's 2012 Games facts and figures....

  • 4 Discover the wizardry behind 'Harry Potter'
    If you thought the magic was over, you were wrong: from the end of March 2012, the Warner Bros. behind-the-scenes tour invites visitors see first-hand some of the most memorable sets from the beloved eight-film...

  • 5 Time for tea - and cakes, too!
    Quite simply, tea is our national drink, classless and timeless, and every day we drink 165 million cups of it. But 'tea' isn't just a drink: even the cricket commentators appreciate a slice of cake with...

  • 6 Capital eating around London
    Of the list of the world's 50 best restaurants, three are to be found in the British capital: The Ledbury, St. John and Hibiscus should be a clear indication to anyone who doubts the culinary calibre in...

  • 7 Super ideas for Valentine's getaways
    A touch of nostalgia
 On the Devon coast, the privately owned Burgh Island – actually only separated from the mainland at high tide – is the site of Burgh Island Hotel. This fine art-deco...

  • 8 The snow show comes to Europe
    The heavy snow across Europe may have provided the kids with outdoor fun and a few unscheduled days off school but the severity of the polar cold snap is especially severe in Poland, Romania and the Ukraine,...

  • 9 What the Dickens is going on?
    The name of Dickens evokes a very specific historical period, and the great writer's cultural influence extends far beyond the literary with his stories being inseparable from the topic of social reform....

  • 10 The world's best toy shops
    Hamleys, London Established in 1760, the seven-storey toy shop on Regents Street is a treat for any family shopping day in the capital. Rocking horses, dolls and other traditional toys, educational toys,...

  • 11 Travel highlights for 2012
    London Olympics With three and a half million tickets sold and a build up that has been headline news for the last year or more, it would be hard to miss the fact that in 2012 Britain – and more...

  • 12 The gastronomy of Spain's Navarre region comes to London
    Navarre – or Navarra as the Spanish call it – is a region way up in the north east of Spain, on the border with the French region of Aquitaine. Best known outside the country for its capital...

  • 13 Greenwich in London named as one of the world's top destinations
    Greenwich in London named as one of the world's top destinations

  • 14 Leonardo in London
    Under the title 'Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan', the exhibition draws together paintings from collections around the world in an unprecedented display of the rare surviving works of...

  • 15 "More stars than there are in heaven"
    They're all here: Clark Gable, Marlon Brando, James Dean... Elizabeth Taylor, Greta Garbo,  Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe... the gods and goddesses of the silver screen brought to London in an exceptional...

  • 16 One year to go for the London Olympics 2012
    One year to go for the London Olympics 2012

  • 17 Ascot: a day at the races
    You  may have missed Royal Ascot itself, but there's no reason why you shouldn't visit the world's most famous race course for one of the other meetings and try your luck. And this year there's...

  • 18 Treat yourself to a celebrity holiday
    Whether it's simply taking time out from their latest filming or tour commitments, a visit to enjoy the nightlife and culture of some of the world's most cosmopolitan destinations or for more personal...

  • 19 Ten places in the lives of the royal couple
    Notting Hill, London
 Do you remember the photos of the late Princess Diana with William the schoolboy on his first day at school? He was dressed in the long dark socks and short trousers of a typical...

  • 20 Hollywood settings in the English countryside
    While you're waiting for the return to your screens of the aristocratic Crawleys in the period drama Downton Abbey this autumn, you can visit the setting for many of the upstairs scenes at Highclere Castle,...



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