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The Slide at The Arcelor Mittal Orbit: Staff Review

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There is no better description to fit my experience at The Slide at The Arcelor Mittal Orbit than utterly hair raising. Just imagine a Helter Skelter on 20 espresso shots – this slide is quick! The Slide is easily accessible as it’s located at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, London. As well as hitting 15mph on the world’s LONGEST slide, you’ll also get panoramic views of London’s iconic skyline from the Orbit’s viewing platforms at the top. Here’s how our day went…
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Expert Interview with The Slide at The Arcelor Mittal Orbit

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If you were lucky enough to go the London Olympics in 2012, you would have seen The Arcelor Mittal Orbit located at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Standing at a whooping 114.5cm, the Orbit is the UK’s tallest sculpture. BUT – you probably haven’t heard about The Slide that now runs of it have you!? The Slide was opened to the public in 2016 and gone one step above the Arcelor Mittal Orbits’ claim to fame – it’s the WORLD’S tallest and longest tunnel slide! We caught up with Andrea, Trade Sales Manager for The Arcelor Mittal Orbit and asked her a few questions about the exhilarating experience…
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Staff Review: River Thames Bike Tour – London

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After having this trip eagerly pinned on the calendar for a while as we waited for the tour to start running again in April (can’t imagine it’d be quiet so fun in the winter), Leoni and I were raring to get started on our River Thames City Daytime Tour with Fat Tyre Bike Tours. Myself and Leoni have both been on a number of walking tours of London, so we were looking forward to putting our foot to the pedal and leaving our walking boots at home to try something different. Here’s how we got on… 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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Lunch Cruise on the Thames with Citycruises

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Having both been to London before, but amateurs about the city’s iconic history, we were both excited to learn more. What better way to do then over a relaxing cruise and lunch along the river Thames. We were lucky enough to be invited on this experience,giving us the opportunity to explore the infamous landmarks from a whole new angle. Here’s a bit more about our experience…
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