Category Archives: London

Classic Thames Afternoon Tea Cruise with Bateaux London

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Garry and I could not have chosen a better day for our visit to Bateaux London Cruises. A blue sky hung over the Capital and the glass high-rises glittered in the springtime sun. We arrived at Embankment Pier feeling peckish and looking forward to Afternoon Tea on the Thames, aboard the fittingly named Harmony. Continue reading

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Traditional Men’s Wet Shave and Hair Cut with Gentlemen’s Tonic

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On a sunny weekday morning in the Capital, Garry and I found ourselves – not behind desks in the Experience Days office – but amidst the salubrious surroundings of Mayfair. We were here to visit Gentlemen’s Tonic, a luxury establishment offering traditional barbering, grooming and lifestyle services to London’s most discerning men, since 2004. Continue reading

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Staff Review: Up at the O2 Climbing Experience

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I was full of curiosity as I made my way – with the rest of the Experience Days team – to Greenwich Peninsula to take part in the Up at the O2 Climbing Experience.

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London Kayak Tours: An Expert Interview.

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We’ve been catching up with Laura from London Kayak Tours, who has told us a little more about the drive behind the company! It seems Kayaking is the ideal activity for dating – keep reading to find out more! Continue reading

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Staff Review of Twickenham Stadium

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With the echo of “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” ringing through our ears, Leoni and I hopped off at Twickenham train station to take part in our latest staff review and I’m sure you can guess what it is – a Twickenham Stadium Tour for two. After a quick 10 minute walk from the station to the stadium, Leoni and I headed to the Rugby Store where the tour starts…
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Experience Days Breaks Bungee World Record!

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That’s right you heard it here, we have just broken a Guinness World Record! With some help from our good friends at UK Bungee Club and Simon Berry – chief bungee jumper for the day, we have broken the record for (dun, dun dun….) The Highest Bungee Dunk. It was a courageous effort from Simon, who had to jump 10 times in order to nail the perfect dunk of the biscuit into a mug of tea whilst still leaving it standing. So, a massive thank you to Simon and UK Bungee for their efforts and to the Guinness World Record Officials for coming to witness the jump. Here’s a bit more about what each of us did to help… Continue reading

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Expert Interview with Thames RIB Experience

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Last week we stopped by the Thames RIB Experience dock on Embankment Pier, where we got to meet some of the team and have a chat about the history of the company. We met the lovely lady working in the kiosk named Fiona who answered some questions for us on behalf of the team at the Thames RIB Experience.
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Staff Review With Thames Rockets

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With the wind blowing in our hair, eyes streaming and feeling like true Sailors, Leoni and I took part in our latest adventure – a high speed RIB ride on the Thames. Both being complete powerboat ‘newbies’, it was something we both were looking forward to. So, we left our office based in Brighton and headed for London Waterlo0 to begin our experience… Continue reading

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Staff Review: Haunted Pub Tour With Lantern Ghost Tours

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We really got in the spirit of Halloween this week (mind the pun) and found ourselves on a Haunted Pub Tour in London with Lantern Ghost Tours! This was not only very fitting for the time of year, it was also an interesting and exciting way to spend an evening in London. Continue reading

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Beer Brewing Experience With Home Brew Depot

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Beer is one of the most popular drinks in Britain, and is as much a part of our culture as brick red telephone boxes, Morris dancing, and afternoon tea! Given its rich history and little-known making process, we were very excited to be invited along to a beer brewing masterclass with Home Brew Depot. Continue reading

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