Category Archives: Olympic Tours

Olympic Stories – London 2012: What goes on at the athletes’ Olympic village?

From hamburgers with Rafael Nadal to all-night parties, we lift the lid on life in the Olympic athletes’ quarters Boris Johnson tests out a bed during his visit to the Olympic village Photo: Scott Heavey/Getty Images Sodom and Gomorrah are not … Continue reading

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Concierge News London 2012 Olympic Games: Flame visits Shakespeare’s birthplace

The Olympic flame has been carried past Shakespeare’s birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon, as the relay travelled 95 miles from Birmingham to Coventry. Peter Wyatt, 83, handed the flame over to Camilla Hadland, 19, in front of the house where the bard was … Continue reading

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London 2012 – Concierge News – Top tips for Olympic ticket holders

Leave your bags at home if you have tickets to an Olympic football match but take an empty plastic bottle with you wherever the venue. And do not even think about a picnic hamper. With a month to go to … Continue reading

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Thames Olympic cable car will be open by the end of June Ready for the Games

Thames Olympic cable car will be open by the end of June Ready for the Games The London cable car which will fly Olympic spectators over the Thames will open before the end of this month, Transport for London said … Continue reading

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Amazing – The Weymouth Sea Life Tower Opens – ready for Olympics

Amazing – The Weymouth Sea Life Tower Opens – ready for Olympics This is the breathtaking seagull’s eye view of Dorset’s Olympic coast as seen from a new £3.5 million observation tower. The Weymouth Sea Life Tower, which opens to … Continue reading

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Concierge Advise – Most Asked Questions – What do I Tip For In Britain?

Concierge Advise – Most Asked Questions  What do I Tip For In Britain? If you feel such unease (either because of the master-servant dynamic that the act implies or because you are – ahem – careful with money ) then … Continue reading

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London 2012 – Olympic Torch Relay – On Top of Mountain

Mountaineer  during day 11 of the relay. The flame travelled in a lantern on the Snowdon Mountain Railway before Sir Chris took the torch to the summit. “The honour of carrying this torch, and joining other torchbearers around the United … Continue reading

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