Posts Tagged: getting around London

How to Use the London Underground

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How to Use the London Underground

This post is a quick and easy tutorial on how to navigate the London Underground (a.k.a. the Tube), including hours of operation as well as info on tickets, transfers, and other helpful tips. Tickets, Fares and Oyster Cards The Tube Map Operating Hours + the Night Tube Tips to Master the Tube The Tube to/from […]

Which Oyster Card to Buy

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Oyster Card or Travel Card

This post compares the different Oyster Cards, as well as the Travelcard, to help you decide which one is best for you, including a breakdown based on the number of days you will be in London. Benefits of an Oyster Card Visitor vs. Regular Oyster Card 7-Day Travelcard Which One Should You Buy? Tips On […]

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, inexpensive food, discount theatre tickets, as well as 1, 2, 3 and 5-day budget itineraries.   Save on Tours and Attractions Free Things to Do  Eating on a Budget Discount Shopping […]

Which London Boat Trips 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 with the purchase of a London tourist discount pass.   Hop-on-Hop-Off Cruises Circular Loop Sightseeing […]

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. You should also take a look at our 42+ things to do at night post. Walking Tours Bus Tours Boat Tours Pub + Bar Crawls Jack the Ripper Tours Ghost Tours  

Best London Hop On-Hop Off Buses and More

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London Bus Main Image

This post compares and reviews the various London bus tours, including hop-on-hop-off and night bus tours, bus trips outside of London as well as do it yourself options.  A bus tour can be a great compliment to our free walking tours. Hop On-Hop Off Bus Tours Night Bus Tours Unique Bus Experiences Do It Yourself […]

Tour Little Venice and Regents Canal

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London Little Venice

This post can help you plan your visit to the charming neighborhood of Little Venice. We include directions, things to do there, where to eat,  and a Self-Guided Tour so you can make the most of your time there. What is Little Venice How to Get Here Things to Do Self-Guided Tour Other Things to […]

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. Plan Your Visit Tour Abbey Road Studios Live Abbey […]

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 […]