Madame Tussauds

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Over the years Madame Tussauds wax museum in London has become one of the mayor tourist attractions of the city. Its worldwide fame started to arose centuries ago when Marie Tussaud was still alive.

Marie Tussaud was the housekeeper of a Swiss doctor who was skilled in wax modeling, she learned the art and created her first wax figure en 1777, it was Voltaire. She also modeled other important figures of the time like Rousseau or Benjamin Franklin. Continue reading

Notting Hill Carnival

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Like every August Notting Hill celebrates its famous Carnival. This year it will take place on Sunday 29th and Monday 30th. The first Notting Hill Carnival was in 1966 and since then the party has returned every August. The Trinidad and Tobago Caribbean citizens living in the neighborhood started the celebration remembering the one that takes place each year in their home country.

If you want to attend to Notting Hill Carnival you’ll find Equity Point Hostel in London the best place to stay. We’re at walking distance from the event and that’s important when over a million of people crowd the streets of a whole neighborhood.

The Notting Hill Carnival is a huge street party, two days of dancing, great street food and loads of fun with people that comes to Notting Hill each year just to enjoy one of the biggest parties in the world.