The London Top 20 + 1

There's lots to do in London without breaking the piggy bank...Our guide to the ultimate London highlights, with a whole host of freebies (think world-class museums, fab flea markets, adventure playgrounds and art galleries) thrown in.

Venice Top 5

It's not all Vivaldi and Valpolicella: there's lots to entertain diminutive visitors to glorious Venice, amongst the myriad gliding gondolas and picture-perfect piazzas.

Seven Suitcases Asks: London

James Leech is a journalist living in Peckham, in burgeoning southeast London, where he moved just before the birth of his second child, from buzzier, noisier Camden Town. He loves the family-feel of the new area, which still has enough bars and cafés to keep grown-up going out locally fun.

Says James, “I moved to London around 2000, expecting to stay for a couple of years and, as they say, never left. I’m the father of two children under three – one who voices regularly his strong and frank opinions about the world, and another who wisely so far has kept her own counsel, though this might all change when she learns how to talk.”

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