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Lonely Planet’s Best in travel 2019

Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2019 outlines the top 10 countries, cities, regions and best value places to visit in the coming year, as well as the 10 best New Openings, Places to Stay, Food Experiences and Attractions for Kids. 🌏

Each year, Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel lists start with nominations from Lonely Planet’s vast community of editors, researchers, locals and influencers, and are then decided upon and ranked by a panel of judges. The outcome is an eclectic list of destinations with unique, compelling and topical reasons to visit in the year ahead.

Top 10 Best New Food Experiences in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2019:

Mil, Cusco, Peru
Noma, Copenhagen, Denmark
Mihara Tofuten, Bangkok, Thailand
Laura, Mornington Peninsula, Australia
‘Dine in the Dome’, The Summerhouse, Singapore
Salt at Paul Cluver, Grabouw, South Africa
The Fishmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland
Jordan Food Week, Amman, Jordan
Moss Blue Lagoon, Iceland
The Civilisations Supperclub, London


Crafty Christmas Markets @ Dogstar Brixton / until Sunday 4th December 2016


Doors: 11am-5pm

@ Dogstar, 389 Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW9 8LQ

Free entry


Shop local this Christmas and support independent designer makers at this great Christmas market in the trendy Dogstar pub!

Guest curator Zoe Pearson, UK Marketing Manager for Pinterest.

Etsy Everyday Emporium @ Gallery Different / until Saturday 5th November 2016 ? ?


12-7:30pm Wednesday to Friday
10am-4pm Saturday

@ Gallery Different, 14 Percy St, London W1T 1DR

Tickets: free book online


Pay with Instagram photos! ?

A bricks and mortar store, the Etsy Everyday Emporium is designed to showcase the diversity of everyday items available to suit an assortment of different style and tastes.

The pop-up will showcase 400 items from designers across the UK in four popular product categories:

· Wednesday 2nd November: Pet Beds
· Thursday 3rd November: Clocks
· Friday 4th November: Mug
· Saturday 5th November: Cushions

Etsy lists nearly 180,000 cushions, over 112,000 mugs, 40,000 clocks and over 11,000 pet beds, so everyone is bound to find the perfect item to match their personal style.

Poundshop presents: The Garage Sale @ Somerset House / until Sunday 13th December 2015


Friday 10am-10pm
Saturday 10am-6pm
Sunday 10am-4pm

@ Somerset House, New Wing, Lancaster Place, London WC2R 1LA

Entry: £3 for charity


New pop-up event where designers are selling stock from past seasons, prototypes, work in progress and samples. Prices will range from our £1 items all the way up to £100.

The Garage Sale will bring these products from over 50 designers into one specially curated space designed by BAT Studio. Customers will be able to get their hands on items that are not available in any shop and is perfect for those who might have missed a particular item the first time around or design lovers on a budget, searching for unique Christmas presents.

Products include:
– Arnold Circus stools by Martino Gamper
– One-off scarves designed by Malika Favre
– Animation stills by Johnny Kelly
– Prints by HelloVon
– Illustrated cards and mugs by Lisa Jones Studio
– Sunglasses by Craig&Karl
– And loads more!

Gods Own Junkyard @ pop-up at Selfridges, Lights of Soho and Gods Own Junkyard / open year round


Various see below

Various see below

Free entry


Chris Bracey was the Neon Man for 37 years creating iconic pieces for artists including David LaChappelle and Martin Creed. He died November 2014.

The new and used neon fantasies are created from salvaged signs, vintage neons, old movie props and retro displays, retrieved and renewed waste and lights also fairground and circus lighting.

Visit at:
Pop-up at Selfridges
Lower Ground Floor, 400 Oxford Street, London W1A 1AB
Mon-Wed 9:30-20:00
Thu 9:30-21:00
Fri-Sat 9:30-20:00
Sun 11:30-18:00

Lights of Soho
35 Brewer Street, London W1F 0RX
Mon-Sun 10:00-20:00

Gods Own Junkyard (including Rolling Scones Cafe)
Unit 12, Ravenswood Industrial Estate, Shernhall Street, London E17 9HQ
Mon-Thu closed
Fri 11:00-17:00
Sat 11:00-21:00
Sun 11:00-18:00

Last minute Christmas shopping @ Oxford Street and Regent Street / Tuesday 24th December 2013

Oxford Street logoTIME AND PLACE:

Open: check each shop for their opening times

@ Oxford Street and Regent Street, London


If you haven’t bought all your Christmas presents already there’re loads of great deals to be had at the world’s most famous shopping streets.

Some sales have already started and it may surprise you how few people actually are still shopping.

Our top five favourite shopping destinations are:

1. www.selfridges.com (for fashion)
2. www.topshop.com (for fashion and accessories)
3. www.pandora.net (for affordable bling)
4. www.stories.com (for womenswear)
5. www.liberty.co.uk (for luxury)

East End Thrift Store Party @ East End Thrift Store / Thursday 15th December 2011


19:00 – 22:00

@ East End Thrift Store,
The Watermans Building,
Assembly Passage,
E1 4UT

Entry: £Free

Facebook Event Page

More gift ideas

First 50 customers to £5 gift vouchers!

Loads of cool new clothes for you guys! Including CHRISTMAS JUMPERS, warm winter knits (80’s, Arrans, Cable, and Scandinavian), Dresses, Winter coats, Mens Shirts (Cord, Aztec/navajo, Flannel, denim), Denim Jackets for boys and girls, leather jackets, and LOADS MORE!

Free drinks will be provided, Beers and Wine

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