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Saturday, January 26, 2013

Hampton by Hilton Luton Airport

The 188-room Hampton by Hilton opened recently at London Luton Airport, well hotel located for air travelers, as the Hampton Hotel is just under a mile from the main airport terminal.

Hampton by Hilton Luton Airport, UK


Access to Central London is by way of the adjacent Luton Airport Parkway train station with frequent high speed trains to London St. Pancras.

85% of Luton Airport passengers fly low cost airlines so the hotel is aimed at this sector in terms of pricing.

Suite, Hampton by Hilton Luton Airport, UK


Hilton Garden Inn Luton North is another nearby and award-winning hotel.

Hotel services include unlimited wi-fi access throughout the hotel, free hot breakfasts and 24/7 business and fitness centers.

There is also a discounted taxi service to Luton Airport, which is just 5 miutes away.

All guestrooms come with contemporary en-suite bathrooms, 32-inch TVs and laptop safes.

42-50 Kimpton Road, Luton LU2 0NB, UK
Tel: 44-01582-798477

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Sunday, January 6, 2013

Roast Beef & Yorkshire Pudding

Roast beef and Yorkshire pudding along with fish and chips and the full English breakfast are probably the meals most foreigners associate with Britain.

Indeed the French used to refer to the English as "les rosbifs" in much the same way as the epithet "frog" was attached to the French by the English. "Beefeaters" is also the name given to the aged guards of the Tower of London.

Beef was thought to make Englishmen strong and a young Mahatma Gandhi is thought to have tried it to discover the secret of British power only to regret it later.

Roast Beef & Yorkshire Pudding with gravy


In a traditional Sunday roast thick slices of roast beef are served with roast potatoes, peas, carrots and Yorkshire pudding covered with a gravy sauce.

The Yorkshire puddings are made with eggs, flour, salt, milk and beef dripping and are cooked in the oven.

Many pubs and restaurants in the UK serve Sunday roasts at the weekend.

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