Day: September 1, 2015

Discover East Hokkaido, Japan

Aided immensely by the BBC's recent series Japan: Earth's Enchanted Islands, our new travel obsession is Hokkaido in Japan. Unlike most of Japan, Hokkaido is relatively uninhabited, allowing Mother Nature to do show her most magnificent work unhindered. The island is best known for its volcanoes and natural hot springs, ...

Tube Strikes; It’s Not about the Money

By Jack Peat, TLE Editor If you ever find yourself hankering for a public execution, take a trip to a fancy wine bar in The City and have a go at defending the industrial action taken by London Underground workers over the Night Tube. It is, as I found out ...

London’s Best New Restaurant Openings – September

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food With plenty of exciting restaurant openings constantly taking place across the Capital, here’s our pick of the best new restaurants arriving in London over the coming month. Four Hundred Rabbits - Crystal Palace Coming soon to Crystal Palace, the team behind The Lido Café’s new opening will have ...

Britain’s Favourite Classic Literary Heroines Revealed

By Nathan Lee, TLE Correspondent  Britain's all-time favourite classic literary heroines have been revealed in a new survey. According to the list, Elizabeth Bennet, the charming and quick-witted protagonist from Jane Austin’s beloved Pride and Prejudice, takes the crown as the nation’s all-time favourite classic literary heroine. Agatha Christie’s much-loved detective Miss ...

How to increase the value of your home

By Bea Patel, TLE Property Editor and Director of Shop for an Agent Selling your home for the price you want can be a struggle. And can you get a London price tag for your home without breaking the bank? From sprucing up the garden to replacing worn carpets and ...