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Take the streets: Notting Hill Carnival


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The Notting Hill Carnival is one of the most expected events of the London summer, which this year celebrated its 44 edition. Every year the streets of West London come to life during the last weekend of August to celebrate the largest festival in Europe, and the second bigger Carnival arround the world (after Brasil, of course). With its theme Afro-Caribbean and its explosion of color and joy is the perfect staging of the summer finale.

If Notting Hill itself is a must see in London, this is the best time to visit. An avalanche of contrasts, colors, flavors and music make an authentic Caribbean dream alive in the heart of London.

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Borough Market, a real pleasure for the senses

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If you have been living in London for a while, sure you think that the city is not famous because of its culinary tradition.

Well, this is not entirely true… Downtown, between skyscrapers and tucked under the arches of a railway station stands the most important food market in the country, called Borough Market, a real traditional market for fresh organic food.

But Borough Market is much more than just a place to buy and sell food. It is a unique place in the city where you’ll find fresh organic food and high quality products from all across Britain and around the world. You will find yourself into a noisy environment, where people are always busy with their routines, and sellers are mixed with customers, tourists and observers. A place which, without any doubt, is a must see.

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