Particularly Awesome Travel Guide: 'Spectre' Star Naomie Harris Shares London's Best Insider-y Spots

Returning as Eve Moneypenny in the latest Bond film, Spectre, British actress Naomie Harris recalls the comfort of home.

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To Get Inspired: 

The courses at The Mindfulness Project involve meditation, discussion, and lectures on living in the present. 

To Begin the Day:

Morning Gloryville, an immersive morning dance party. Best way to start any day!

To Discover Cool Artists:

Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club or Union Chapel, an incredible place combining a church, music venue, and space for the homeless and those in crisis. 

For a Healthy Meal:

Nama Foods, a raw-food restaurant in Notting Hill. 

To Be Alone in a Crowd: 

Regent's Park on the weekend. 

To Catch an Indie Movie: 

The Everyman in Hampstead.

To Spruce Up Your Home:

Alfies Antique Market, where I bought a gorgeous Art Deco chandelier for my hallway.

For a Good Night's Sleep:

I don't think good nights' sleep are really what London is great for! For sleep, I head out of town to Champneys Spa in Tring.

To Fall Back in Love with the City: 

A walk along the South Bank.

For takeout: 

Deliveroo, the best app for fine dining takeouts.

For a decadent dinner: 

La Poule Au Pot.

For a blissful yoga class: 

Indaba yoga studio.

For a run or hike outside: 

Hampstead Heath.

To see amazing theater: 

The Donmar.

To browse for your next read: 

Big Green Bookshop.

When you've got out-of-town visitors: 

Portobello Road Market, for its vibrancy and variety. There's great food, antiques, quirky art, furniture, clothes, fabrics, etc., and it's the perfect place for visitors to pick up non-cheesy London souvenirs.

Insider's tip to navigate the city: 

Waze driving app.

To Feel Like a Kid Again:

Bumper cars at Namco Funscape!

To End the Day:

A good book and snuggle in my Coco-Mat mattress, made of natural materials from renewable sources—the world's healthiest and most comfortable mattress ever. 

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A version of this article appears in the December issue of Marie Claire, on newsstands November 17.

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