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COLLiDE Travel is an interactive collection of city guides curated by local bands, artists and tastemakers. Spanning the globe, hundreds of creatives have shared their favorite local hangs, from the underground to the upscale, and everything in between. So choose a city and start exploring!
Tom Forest

Tom Forest is a collaborative project created by British singer and guitarist Tom Gracefield and writer/producer Isabel Gracefield.  Their debut album Hope is set to release on January 12, 2018.

city guide:
London, UK
coffee
Bühler and Co
"Bühler and Co is a vegetarian / vegan brunch place round the corner from us. The Gado Gado is incredible. We just moved to this area and didn't feel at home until we found a good brunch spot."  —  Tom Forest
8 Chingford Road, Walthamstow, London E17 4PJ, UK
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Mirth, Marvel and Maud
"An Old Fashioned at Mirth, Marvel and Maud's, an old converted theater. It has such a strange atmosphere and hopefully someone will turn it back into a theater one day."  —  Tom Forest
186 Hoe St, Walthamstow, London E17 4QH, UK
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coffee
The Haberdashery
"The Haberdashery in Stoke Newington makes the greatest hot chocolate. It's literally award winning."  —  Tom Forest
170 Stoke Newington High St, Stoke Newington, London, United Kingdom
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landmark
Islington South Library
"We dream of playing a show in the upstairs of Islington South library, on the Essex Road...  We've never been allowed in though."  —  Tom Forest

115-117 Essex Rd, London N1 2SL, UK
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Get Stuffed
One of the premiere taxidermy companies in the UK.  The company has been in business for over 40 years, and the family who owns it has been in taxidermy for much longer. "Where sick zoo animals go to be immortalized." — Tom Forest
105 Essex Rd, Canonbury, London N1 2SL, UK
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hotel
Malmaison London
"Malmaison in Charterhouse Square is beautiful. A night there is a good cheeky Christmas present."  —  Tom Forest
18-21 Charterhouse Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1M 6AH, UK
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Oslo
"Oslo in Hackney has a great sound system and everyone you want to see is there."  —  Tom Forest
1A Amhurst Rd, London E8 1LL, UK
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bar
The Old Queen’s Head
"We've spent a good few nights in the private room upstairs in The Queens Head, Angel. There's this button that magically brings you Champagne. Dangerous."  —  Tom Forest
44 Essex Rd, London N1 8LN, UK
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landmark
British Museum
The British Museum is a public institution dedicated to human history, art, and culture. Its permanent collection, numbering some 8 million works, is among the largest and most comprehensive in existence.
The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London, United Kingdom
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food
Yum Yum Thai Restaurant
Modern Thai restaurant housed in a Georgian building, focused on using locally-sourced ingredients.
187 Stoke Newington High St, Stoke Newington, London N16 0LH, UK
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bar
Ruby’s Bar and Lounge
Romantic, original subterranean bar with stylish retro details, serving cocktails and craft beers.
76 Stoke Newington Road, London N16 7XB, UK
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