Category: London

There’s nowhere quite like London. The unique history, the multicultural atmosphere, the vibrant nightlife scene and the arts and music culture make it a city that is easy to love and impossible to forget. I’m a London local, so I’ll show you the best itineraries, places to stay and general London travel tips. Read on and start planning your trip to London!

Geeky Things to do in London

I’ve always been a massive nerd. I used to be that kid that would stay in reading instead of going out to play, and I still am that adult that stays in reading rather than going out to play. BUT when I was a young adult I developed this love…

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The Best Day Trips from London

Even though I spend a large amount of time not in the UK, I will admit that there are many places worth visiting in the country. I’m from London, one of the world's most dynamic cities, and it's the most popular British destination with tourists by a long shot. But…

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The Best London Itinerary: 4 Days in the British Capital

London’s a city that everyone needs to visit at some point in their lives (and somewhere I should stop taking for granted). It’s got nearly everything you’d want in a city: history, culture, good food, nightlife, entertainment in all shapes and sizes and attractions for literally anyone. The only thing…

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Where to Stay in London: A Local’s Tips

Wondering what the best area to stay in London is? I’m here to help! I lived in London for 18 years and I know where to stay in London, whether you’re here on a backpacking trip, are travelling with kids or are wondering where to stay in London on a budget!…

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Backpacking London on a Budget: Everything You Need to Know

History, culture and architecture all merge in the capital of Britain to create the nation’s most renowned city. There’s nowhere quite like London; the capital twins a fascinating history with a compelling modern culture seamlessly, creating a city loved by millions. There are also world-class entertainment facilities, with every shop…

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Six of the Best Castles Near London

Despite castles being found all over the world, there is something about the typical medieval fortifications that always seems to hark back to British culture and heritage. The first castles were constructed in Norman times to protect Britain from naval invaders – built as defensive points along the coastline. Later, they were…

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A guide to the international megabus: London to Amsterdam

“You’re getting a megabus from London to Amsterdam?!” In all honesty, I love the megabus. It’s cheap, it’s efficient, and there’s sometimes free WiFi on board. It’s also a hell of a lot more eco-friendly than planes – and to be honest, I fly far too much (I think it’s 20…

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