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Father’s Love: Something Money Can’t Buy

9:20 am - May 28, 2014

Father’s love is one of many irreplaceable things you could ever find in God’s green earth. You can’t compare the sentiments of fatherhood with anything else, even if you want to. Do you remember keeping him awake all night without knowing that he has to show up for work the next day? You don’t have the slightest of idea what he has gone through to shape you into the person you are today. Perhaps you were too young to understand this.

If you believe that buying him the island of his dream would pay the debt of his love, think again. You can’t replicate what your father has done for you over the years, no matter how hard you try. In fact, he will never ask or expect anything in return. However, just a mere acknowledgement might get the job done to make him feel special.

Public life

Many countries such as United Kingdom celebrates Father’s Day the third Sunday of June It isn’t a bank holiday, which means is a day with normal routines and transport shops, restaurants, and pubs are open to the general public. Thus, you may have a chance to sit down with your father somewhere for a celebration meal and appreciate what he has done for the family and yourself.

Background

Various claims regarding tracing the presence of Father’s day back in history have been made. A number of people are of the opinion that it all started when some of the branches of paganism claimed sun as ‘Father of the Universe’. Another claim about initial celebration dates back to thousands year ago when a boy in Babylon gave a message to his father by carving a piece of claim.

However, the official celebration of first ever father’s day goes back to 1910. Sonora Smart Dodd was the first to initiate Father’s Day while attending Mother’s Day sermon in a church. Ellen, her mother, passed away while giving birth. Since then her father William Jackson raised her up till she was 27 years old. He was a farmer and soldier of the civil war but preferred to spend quality time with Sonora.

She also sought support from the officials of the government, Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA), local churches and shopkeepers. This historic cause was also backed by Washington State, President of USA Woodrow Wilson and Calvin Coolidge and urged other state governments to follow Father’s Day.

Show You Appreciate the Efforts of Your Father

One of the scariest feelings as a child might be to know that your father is keeping an eye you. However, behind that stern look in the eye, is a soft-hearted man who doesn’t want you to show how dearly he loves you.

What to give him this summer

As said earlier, father’s love can’t be compared to anything in the world, however you may look to appreciate him by giving him something unique and special. The best thing you can give to him quality time. Try any of the following things that will turn your father’s day very special.

Father’s Day Activities

Art Gallery and Museum Visit
Give your father surprise of a lifetime by taking him to history buffs, big museum, or an art gallery. This is an ideal choice if you want pump up his heart as well as you can spend quality time with him.

For Sports Lover Dad

London and sports have a lot in common, they are made for each other. If your father is a sport lover, what better than to bring him to one of London’s iconic stadia. Definitely well worth a visit, try a visit to MCC or head to Lords Ground for exciting cricketing action.

Father’s Day Meal

As the saying goes “The way to a man’s heart is his stomach,” similar is the case with your father. A father’s day meal is an ideal choice and is a secret ingredient to win your dad’s heart. Look for the best places offering the best meals in the city, it doesn’t get any bigger than this.

Edgware Road: The Crowned Jewel of London

1:37 pm - May 12, 2014

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As a visitor, there can’t be anything more exciting than to be part of a historical journey. In the royal history of London, Edgware Road has always been one of the greatest destinations of the world. Here you can find a cultural mix of almost all countries.

The past of Edgware Road is a remarkable one, starting from Celtic Britons during sylvan beginnings, to the Romans, when the forest track built by Celtics was turned into Watling Street. If you visit here, you will come to know how magnificent this place really is.What could be more exciting than to visit the home where cricket was born, the Lord’s Cricket Ground? Would you like to know about how gentlemen’s game evolved with ‘The MCC Museum’. You certainly won’t want to miss out having your picture taken crossing Abbey Road, the zebra crossing made famous after appearing on a Beatles album cover.

Edgware Road is considered as one of the crowned jewels of London. Here you can find a range of places that would pop your eyes and mouth open. This is because the beauty of London, especially Edgware Road, speaks for itself.

If you are planning to stay in a contemporary setting with minimum amount of budget in hand, try Comfort Inn Edgware Road Hotel. You can’t have a better location than that, plus you can also enjoy all the sights and scenes nearby: Marble Arch, Hyde Park Corner and Oxford Street are literally at the end of the road. Regent’s Park, Little Venice, and Abbey Road are just a short walk.
To make it even better for your convenience, the hotel offers high-speed internet, full air conditioned rooms and free continental breakfast. Comfort Inn Edgware Road won’t be a burden to your pocket but will help in ways to save what you earn.
The hotel has excellent transport links to and from the main landmarks in the capital: Paddington and the Heathrow Express, Piccadilly Circus and Baker Street, Camden Lock, Soho, Kensington and Victoria. You can enjoy evening and matinee shows daily in the heart of London’s West End.

You must visit this multicultural place and witness the reason behind its fame. If you choose to stay at Comfort Inn Edgware Road, you are going to witness history with a touch of modernism, so pack your bags and get ready for a journey of a lifetime.

Top Reasons to Visit Edgware Road, London

8:58 am - May 7, 2014

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Edgware Road, London is an idyllic abode for foodies, shopaholics, adventurers and nature-lovers. If you’re planning to make the ultimate London Trip in 2014 this area has all the ingredients for a magical one of kind lifetime experience.

The road runs north-west from Marble Arch to Edgware on the outskirts of London. Edgware Road dominate London due to its variety of shisha cafes and Arabic-themed nightclubs lining the street. You’ll find Kurdish cuisines such as Azmar, Lebanese Restaurant Maroush, Pakistani Restaurant (Lahore), Chinese – Wing Tai Restaurant Ltd, Italian – Zonzo, Spanish- San Miguel’s Restaurant and Tapas Bar, Malaysian – Muler and of course fast food chains as well. If you consider something light, you will be spoilt with choice in terms of coffee shops. You will find plenty of great franchises like Starbucks, Pert and Manger, Costa, Cafe Nero and Patisserie Valerie all in one place.

Edgware Road is a great shopping spot where you’ll find branded shops as well as open markets. There is a Farmer’s market where you find fresh fruit and vegetables at a very reasonable price.

Edgware Road is also known for budget and comfortable accommodation. There are so many hotels lined up in the Paddington area and on Edgware Road. You will have a choice between five-star hotels and bed and breakfast hotels. One thing guaranteed; you’ll be provided the best customer service in both standards. What makes these hotels unique from all the other Central London hotels is its vicinity. Hyde Park, Oxford Street, Lord’s Cricket Ground, Little Venice, Regents Park, London Zoo, Paddington Station and Madame Tussauds are just a stone throw away from Edgware Road.

This place has great transport links which makes it convenient for one to travel in and around London with less effort. Edgware Road tube stations (Circle and Bakerloo Line) and all the major bus routes are linked to this road.

Edgware Road is the Heartbeat of London connecting you to different cultures, food, shopping and London’s most famous attractions. This place presents the true spirit of London, hence a fun trip is guaranteed this year!