Grand Staircases of London #2 (St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel)

Dear Reader(s),

You’ve managed to surprise me yet again! Yes, all of you, wonderful people out there in the dark. (Bonus points for anyone who recognizes this film reference!) Thank you very much for the support you’ve shown towards my Courtauld Gallery post. Your responses and retweets have been highly appreciated during the past week!

In today’s post I have decided to write about the rather grand staircase at the St. Pancras Renaissance London Hotel. I know, it’s a bit of an obvious choice, but if this iconic and imposing staircase is good enough for the Spice Girls*, you can’t fault me for featuring it on this humble blog too!

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The grand staircase at the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel.

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Grand Staircases of London #1 (The Courtauld Gallery)

Dear Reader(s),

Welcome to my first London post – we’ve finally made it here together!

After spending all this (virtual) time in Paris, I have, alas, run out of bloggable* (look at the end of this post for a definition) material about the City of Lights, and I am led to believe that moving on to talk about the Big Smoke – the city I actually do live in – might prove a beneficial change for this fledgling blog. My tagline also mentions I’m a London Tour Guide, so there’s that too …

Today I have decided to start talking about the grand or – as I like to call them – dramatic staircases of London. This will be an on-going series on the blog and I’ll be looking for suggestions from you on which places to visit next. Sound off in the comments below!


The winding staircase in the Courtauld Gallery at Somerset House.

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