Posts Tagged: getting around London

How to get to Abbey Road Crossing in London

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London Abbey Road

This post describes how to reach the Abbey Road Crossing in London, also known as the Beatles Crosswalk.  Located in the north London neighbourhood of St. John’s Wood, it is easily accessible by the London UnderGround.  We also list several guided tours that visit the crossing. How to Reach Abbey Road Tour Abbey Road Studios […]

Jimi Hendrix’s London

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Although an American, Jimi Hendrix’s career was made here in London. He came to London, aged 24, in 1966 and took the city by storm. His first concerts in the UK sky-rocketed him to fame and when he returned home, he was already a qualified music idol. Hendrix would return to London and live here […]

David Bowie Sites in London

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David Bowie locations in London

In 2016 the world lost one of music’s biggest icons: David Bowie. However, even before his death, super-fans from all of the world would travel to London to seek out locations that were connected to the superstar. Then, in the aftermath of his death, fans began converging all over London to pay their respects at […]

The Best London Bike Tours

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This is a comparison of the various bike tour companies available in London. Known for its tiny winding streets and expansive parks, London is the ideal city to explore by bike. However, with so many different companies to choose from, it can be difficult to know which is the best. We’ve broken all of the […]

Which London Boat Tours Are Best?

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London river thames

This post compares and reviews the various London boat tours and Thames river cruises available to you, including hop-on, hop-off cruises, circular loop tours, speedboat and canal boat rides, as well as lunch and dinner cruises. Several options are included for free in the London Pass, so be sure to read our post on whether or […]

London on a Budget Guide

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London on a Budget

This post is a guide for visitors and tourist who are visiting London on a budget (updated for 2018).  We provide tips on free museums, eating well on the cheap, discount theatre tickets, as well as 1, 2, 3 and 5-day budget itineraries.  One of the best ways to see and enjoy London is by […]

London Black Cab Tours

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London Black Cab

Famous the world over, London black cabs are iconic symbols of our city, right alongside red telephone boxes and Big Ben. It is estimated that today there are over 22,000 black cabs operating in London and, despite the name, they don’t necessarily need to be painted black and you will see cabs of different colours […]

Which Are the Best London Night Tours?

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London Night Tours

This post reviews and compares the various evening and night tours of London, including our pay-what-you-wish options.  London is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and that doesn’t stop when the sun goes down! With modern day skyscrapers next door to centuries old historic buildings, the sights of London at night are […]

Oyster Card or Travelcard | Which Is Best?

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Oyster Card or Travel Card

This post compares the Oyster Card vs. the Travelcard to help you decide which one is best for you. When it comes to traveling around London, public transport is the easiest, cheapest, and most authentic way to go. To get the best value for your money when moving through the capital, it’s always worth checking […]

A Cable Car in London

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Ride The Only Cable Car in London The Emirates Air Line is the first urban cable car in the United Kingdom and soars above the River Thames between the O2 Arena at Greenwich and the Royal Docks in the docklands area of East London. The views from the Air Line are amazing, giving riders a […]