NFT Travel Guides: London's Petticoat Lane & Fresh Eggs

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One of our travel guides partners, Not For Tourists, has several unique offerings on their website this week. Check out the following highlights from their London correspondents...

 

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No Money, No Problems, by John Parton

Petticoat Lane

Whilst recently wondering if I could afford to fork-out an absurd amount of money on a number of new things I didn’t need, I reflected that life in London is (obviously) exorbitantly pricey. However, there are solutions to this problem, one of the most attractive being Petticoat Lane Market. Running half-heartedly during weekdays, but blooming into a crowded clamour of unintelligible trader shouts every Sunday morning, it is absurdly cheap.

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Shake It Up!, by Claire Storrow

Mess Café

Breakfast is without a doubt, the new lunch. The only problem is, in England, the fried breakfast is king--not such good news for faddy dieters; hold the oil, no bread, cut the fat off the bacon. Puh-lease. Mess, however, does such a good job of the Full Monty (please don't pick me up on the criteria for a real Full Monty, you English breakfastophiles) that you don't feel naughty indulging in a cooked breakfast any day of the week.

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Crushing Defeat, by Jenny Wight

The Diner

According to recent scientific research, a good blueberry pancake can cause a religious-seeming ecstasy, rolling of the eyeballs and whoops of joy. Of course, this only happens if the pancakes in question are fine specimens; thick and fluffy, graced with golden brown swirls, scattered with the dark blue berries and drenched in sweet maple syrup. I've tasted them. I know.

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Art Attack, by Anne Seymour

Roger Hiorn's Seizure

Now don't get me wrong. I live in a Walworth bedsit behind Lidl. So when I say that estates round Elephant & Castle are a godforsaken Gomorrah of hooded trogs wielding rusty knives, I speak with the rose-tinted pride of one who lives here: the raw truth would be far less charitable.

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Frizzante, by Daniel Kramb

Hackney City Farm

"Mu-um, can we go and see the pig again, pleee-ase? Muu-uum!" Okay, don't come here if you don't like kids, but if you do (or even have them), Hackney's popular inner-city farm is a great place for breakfast. Where else can you claim that the eggs on your plate come courtesy of the hens hopping around in front of the door?

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Check out their website - they have free downloadable guides, maps, gear, and of course, the travel guide books. Not to mention, they are pretty funny people. I am always laughing when I visit their site, or read their newsletter.

Not For Tourists has offered a coupon for Wandering Educators - please use the coupon code: WE for a 10% discount.

 

To visit Not for Tourists, please see:

https://www.notfortourists.com/

 

 

 

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