WEEKEND: TRAVEL: Getting to the Art of London; CULTURE VULTURES CAN CRAM A FEAST OF THEATRE, MUSEUMS AND NIGHTLIFE INTO A SHORT BREAK
Byline: Ben Griffin
THE critic Samuel Johnson maintained that if you are tired of London, you are tired of life.
The lexicographer was talking about the 18th century but the capital is even more exciting and diverse today, with its mix of art galleries, museums, sights, theatres, restaurants and nightlife.
Being little more than 100 miles away, it makes the ideal short break.
French chain Mercure has stretched across the Channel and opened some excellently located hotels all around London, with weekend prices starting at pounds 99 per room, including and breakfast.
We stayed at the plush Mercure London City Bankside, in Southwark Street, directly behind Tate Modern and near …
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Publication information: Article title: WEEKEND: TRAVEL: Getting to the Art of London; CULTURE VULTURES CAN CRAM A FEAST OF THEATRE, MUSEUMS AND NIGHTLIFE INTO A SHORT BREAK. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Coventry Evening Telegraph (England). Publication date: September 27, 2003. Page number: 22. © 2009 Coventry Newpapers. COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group.
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