The first weekend of June sees the celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee, with events planned across the UK and in London in particular.
If you’re heading to the British capital to catch the celebrations, here are six hotel packages fit for a queen:
Hotel prices in London could triple this summer during the Olympic Games, as thousands of competitors, officials and spectators flood the city during the event.
The average cost of a London hotel room during the games will be £213 (€256) a night, 102 percent up on the same period the year before, Hotels.com found.
The Stafford hotel London by Kempinski has launched a decadent £100,000 Anniversary Package to celebrate 100 years of luxury service.
A person, who buys this package, will enjoy three nights at the Stafford’s Penthouse of The Stafford Mews or Guv’nor’s Suite.
This guest can choose in-room dining during the stay, or enjoy meals in the hotel’s dining facilities – The Lyttelton and American Bar. For this purpose a £10,000 dining credit is issued to the buyer of the package.
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More than 200 beautifully crafted giant eggs, created by some of the world’s foremost purveyors of luxury, have been hidden in secret locations throughout central London, as the capital welcomes The Fabergé Big Egg Hunt.
Respected names including Mulberry, Candy & Candy, Nicky Haslam, Theo Fennel, Diane Von Furstenberg, Marc Quinn, Zaha Hadid and Selfridges have given their time to fashioning some of the most fabulous Easter eggs ever created.
Some of London’s premier postcodes will be home to the eggs, including Mayfair, Knightsbridge, Green Park and Canary Wharf.
Absolut vodka has launched a limited edition bottle called London in collaboration with one of the UK’s leading graphic artists, Gorillaz’ Jamie Hewlett.
Set against a London backdrop, the bottle introduces key characters from the past who have influenced and shaped London’s present fashion scene.
The seven characters encapsulate the city’s diverse heritage, spanning the ages from Dickensian and 18th Century Dandy, through to Pinstripe gent, 60’s chick, SKA , Punk and 80’s Casual.
An astonishing golden outfit made from the silk of spiders has gone on display at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum.
It took more than four years to make the four-metre-long hand-woven textile from the silk of 1.2million female golden orb spiders, native to Madagascar.
It was made by Englishman Simon Peers and American Nicholas Godley, both of whom have lived and worked in Madagascar for many years.