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Jessica Astbury
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London: an aerial view

London looks great from all angles, but our favourite view has to be from above! Photographer Jason Hawkes has been making aerial images since 1991, and shoots from a helicopter over the city to create these vast, birds-eye landscape shots.

Check out the rest in the series here: http://goo.gl/JMb0JV
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Free running team 3RUN wore specially-made neon suits featuring hundreds of tiny lights to create a strobing effect when they ran through London.
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One of our favourite quirky London websites, +Anomalous London, is celebrating its 1st birthday this Saturday. In honour of the occasion, here's our interview with its founder!

http://blog.check-in-london.com/2014/02/anomalous-london-citys-quirky-side.html
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Kung Hei Fat Choi!

Welcome to the year of the horse... The London Eye has been lit up in red and gold especially to celebrate the Chinese New Year!
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London is serviced by a whopping 5 different airports!

If you're visiting soon and need directions to central London or maps of the airports, check out our handy airport guide...
London City Airport This year, London was crowned the most popular destination for tourists in the world. With so many people coming in and out of the city every year, it's no wonder that London is home to five separate airpo...
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Do you know your Camden from your Kensington?

Find the perfect London district for your stay by taking our handy quiz! 
http://www.check-in-london.com/articles/infographics/where-should-i-stay-in-london.aspx
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Need any more reasons to visit London?

A dog cafe is opening up soon! http://londonist.com/2014/02/plans-for-east-london-dog-cafe.php
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Walford gets the Shoreditch treatment

EastEnders is set to undergo a 'Shoreditchification' attempt to reflect the recent development of East London. Show bosses believe that the show has been "frozen in aspic" and no longer feels like London!

The Huffington Post have put together some cast make-overs for the new, Shorditch–ified version of show. You can check them out here: goo.gl/y0qjpJ
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From East End food tours to walks around the Seven Noses of Soho, take a look at the best (and most unusual!) tours of London: http://goo.gl/X7A4KW
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Jessica is the online content assistant at Check-in-London.com

When she's not sharing insider tips on the city for the Check-in-London blog, she's checking out London's newest food joints and writing restaurant reviews.
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    English, 2010 - 2013
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