Posts Tagged: London Tips

How is the Weather in London in March?

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March Weather in London

This post is a summary of the London weather in March, with tips on what to pack and things to do.  March means slightly warmer weather, but the peak season crowds have not yet arrived.  Average Temperatures How Much Sun/Rain What to Wear Things to Do in March Free Tours by Foot     AVERAGE TEMPERATURES […]

Which London Boat Trips Are Best?

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Which London Boat Trips Are Best

This post compares and reviews the various London boat tours and Thames river cruises available to you, including hop-on-hop-off cruises, speedboats, and dinner cruises.  Hop-on-Hop-Off Cruises Circular Loop River Tours Speedboat Thrill Rides Lunch and Dinner Cruises Canal Boats Cruise/Bus Tour Combos       Many of these cruises are included for free or at […]

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 Tips from Locals to/from Heathrow Airport Tourist Buses vs. the Tube   […]

London on a Budget Guide

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London on a Budget

This post provides 30 tips for those visiting London on a budget, including free museums, inexpensive food, discount theatre tickets, as well as budget itineraries.   Save on Tours and Attractions Budget Itineraries Hotels and Accommodations Free Things to Do  Eating on a Budget Discount Shopping Discount Theatre Tickets     DISCOUNTS ON SIGHTSEEING TOURS AND […]

3 Days in London Itinerary

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3 Days in London Itinerary

This is a sample 3-day London itinerary and is meant as a guide to help you plan out your stay to maximize the value of your time. You could also use this as a 1 or 2 day London itinerary.  Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Other Itineraries Things to Do in London Free Tours […]

Beefeaters at the Tower of London

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No visit to the Tower of London would be complete without seeing a “Beefeater”, officially known as a Yeoman Warder of Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress the Tower of London, Member of the Sovereign’s Body Guard of the Yeoman Guard Extraordinary. Why Are They Called Beefeaters Top Tips for Seeing Them Tower of London Ceremony […]

Things to Do for Christmas in London

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Christmas In London

This post is a guide to things to do London during Christmas, including markets, ice skating rinks, beautiful lights, and winter festivals and more, updated for 2019. Christmas Lights & Decorations Christmas Themed Tours Christmas and Holiday Shows  Christmas Markets Ice Skating Christmas at Kew Gardens London Eye Festive Flight Charles Dickens Museum     […]

How to get to Abbey Road Crossing in London

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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.

Which Jack the Ripper Tour Is Best?

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Best Jack the Ripper Tours

This post compares the various Jack the Ripper Tours offered in London so that you could choose the one that is best for you, including our pay-what-you-like tour and our free, self-guided option. Free Tours by Foot Premium Ripper Tours Ripper Bus Tours Self-Guided London Ghost Tours Other London Night Tours     The year is […]

Guide to Tipping in London

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tipping in london

This post is about tipping in London and is geared toward the visitor and tourist to the city. We cover restaurants, bars, taxis, hotel staff, tour guides and more. Restaurants Bars and Pubs Taxis Tour Guides Hotel Staff Things to Do in London