Articles by Laura Porter in 2014

Writing, writing, writing. Yep, there’s always something new to share about London (and sometimes other places too!). Here’s a list of my articles from 2014. You can find more about me at About Laura Porter and there’s a contact form there too. Here’s the link if you’re looking for the latest articles.

December 2014: Bourdon Place Statues (this site)

December 2014: Things to Do in London in January 2015 (London Bridge Hotel blog)

December 2014: Royal Opera House Backstage Tour (

December 2014: So Many Topics (OIK Strategy)

December 2014: The Meeting Place at St Pancras (

December 2014: Family Friendly Hotels in London (

December 2014: 5 Star Family Friendly Hotels in London (

December 2014: 4 Star Family Friendly Hotels in London (

December 2014: Budget Family Friendly Hotels in London (

December 2014: How To Use An Umbrella (OIK Strategy)

December 2014: Tower Bridge Glass Floor (

November 2014: Take Your Family On A London Adventure With Kids’ Guidebooks (Londonist)

November 2014: Mother Goose at Hackney Empire (

November 2014: The Escape Hunt London (

November 2014: December 2014 in London (London Bridge Hotel blog)

November 2014: Windows Whinge (OIK Strategy)

November 2014: London Christmas Lights and Christmas Windows 2014 (

November 2014: The Punchbowl London (

November 2014: A Bear Called Paddington (this site)

November 2014: London’s Unique Christmas Family Activities (Londonist)

November 2014: Little Artists’ Afternoon Tea Review (

November 2014: Lord Mayor’s Show 2014 (this site)

November 2014: Loud, Competitive, Performance Parenting (OIK Strategy)

November 2014: The Holborn Hoxton – hotel review (

October 2014: London’s Green Cabbie Shelters (

October 2014: Sherlock Holmes “The man who lived and will never die” (Londontopia)

October 2014: Preparing For The Clocks To Change (OIK Strategy)

October 2014: Anarchy & Beauty: William Morris & His Legacy (this site)

October 2014: Government Art Collection (

October 2014: Ethos Restaurant Review (

October 2014: Barbican Big Adventure Review (

October 2014: Londonopolis Book Review (

October 2014: St John’s Lodge Garden – Regent’s Park Secret Garden (

October 2014: Little Venice (

October 2014: King’s Cross Light Tunnel (this site)

October 2014: Thames Barrier Park (

September 2014: Not by me but about me for Who Made Your Pants?

September 2014: October in London (London Bridge Hotel blog)

September 2014: Little Blue Men (this site)

September 2014: Loss of a Grandparent When You Are an Adult (OIK Strategy)

September 2014: Woolwich Foot Tunnel (

September 2014: Woolwich Ferry (

September 2014: Waterloo and City Line (

September 2014: Number 139 London Bus Guide (

September 2014: Contactless Payment on the Tube (

September 2014: Mayfair Mist Fountain (

September 2014: London Monopoly Board Locations by London Bus (

September 2014: Late Turner – exhibition review (Londontopia)

September 2014: 106 Baker Street Cafe Review (this site)

September 2014: London Protected Views (

August 2014: The Chocolate Museum in London (

August 2014: pod Food (this site)

August 2014: September in London (London Bridge Hotel blog)

August 2014: The Royal Mile in Edinburgh (VisitBritain Super Blog)

August 2014: You Can’t Trust The BBC Weather App (OIK Strategy)

August 2014: The Boy Who Climbed Out of His Face (this site)

August 2014: Exploring Edinburgh on a Perfect 3 Day Mini Break (Anglotopia)

August 2014: Pancras Square Leisure Centre Swimming Pools (

August 2014: Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 Pods (

August 2014: Mysteries of the Unseen Universe 3D (this site)

August 2014: Best Free London Apps (

August 2014: Online Random Generators (OIK Strategy)

August 2014: Camellia’s Tea House Gluten-Free Afternoon Tea Review (

August 2014: Steam Train on The London Underground (this site)

August 2014: Nadler Kensington Hotel Review (

July 2014: Royal Childhood at Buckingham Palace (this site)

July 2014: What To Do If You Are Sick in London (

July 2014: Kingsway Hall Hotel Gluten-Free Afternoon Tea Review  (

July 2014: How To Sleep On A Hot Night (OIK Strategy)

July 2014: Afternoon Tea On a Vintage Routemaster London Bus (Londontopia)

July 2014: August in London (London Bridge Hotel blog)

July 2014: Imperial War Museum London Reopens (Londontopia)

July 2014: SUDA Thai restaurant review (this site)

July 2014: Why Is Visiting Museums So Tiring? (OIK Strategy)

July 2014: Tour de France in London (this site)

July 2014: Thriller Live review (

July 2014: Beefeater Gin Distillery Tour London (

July 2014: Analogue Guide: London – book review (

July 2014: Leiths School of Food and Wine (

July 2014: Free Day Out For Families in London (Visit London)

July 2014: 10 Things For Families To Do In The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (Visit London)

July 2014: Churchill War Rooms Review (this site)

June 2014: Houses of Parliament New Family Audio Tours (this site)

June 2014: Bank of England Museum (this site)

June 2014: Namaaste Kitchen (this site)

June 2014: Bridge – Museum of London Docklands (this site)

June 2014: Helsinki #finnairtweets (this site)

June 2014: World’s Most Tweeting Arline (this site)

June 2014: City Vision: The City in 2050 (this site)

June 2014: Summer Afternoon Bee – afternoon tea review (this site)

June 2014: What is #FriFotos? (this site)

June 2014: Loneliness (OIK Strategy)

June 2014: What Does A Hotel Butler Do? (OIK Strategy)

June 2014: Rosewood London – hotel review (

June 2014: Where To Eat Near Trafalgar Square (

June 2014: Mount London – book review (

June 2014: How To Not Look Like A Tourist In London (

June 2014: July in London (London Bridge Hotel blog)

May 2014: WW2 Bunker in North London (this site)

May 2014:  I wrote these London neighbourhood guides for

May 2014: RHS Chelsea Flower Show (this site)

May 2014: Goodbye Piccadilly (this site)

May 2014: Insomnia (OIK Strategy)

May 2014: Why Is Hotel Room Lighting So Dim? (OIK Strategy)

May 2014: Brown Hart Gardens (this site)

May 2014: June in London (London Bridge Hotel blog)

April 2014: Aldwych Tube Station Tour (this site)

April 2014: Glorious Georges at Kensington Palace (this site)

April 2014: Chop’d New Menu Launch (this site)

April 2014: Food Hygiene Ratings (OIK Strategy)

April 2014: Uncyclopedia (OIK Strategy)

April 2014: May in London (London Bridge Hotel blog)

March 2014: April in London (London Bridge Hotel blog)

February 2014: March in London (London Bridge Hotel blog)

January 2014: February in London (London Bridge Hotel blog)

December 2013: January in London (London Bridge Hotel blog)

Prior to this I’ve written for the London Travel site since 2006 and written for many other publications too.