Posts Tagged: London Tips

Things to Do for Christmas in London 2018

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This post is a guide to things to do London during Christmas, including markets, ice skating rinks, beautiful lights, and holiday shows, just to name a few.  Christmas Lights & Decorations Christmas Themed Tours Christmas Markets Ice Skating Christmas at Kew Gardens Charles Dickens Museum London Eye Frostival     Christmas Lights & Decorations During […]

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 […]

How’s the weather in London in October?

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London sunset twilight

This post is about the weather in London in October, including what to expect with temperatures, rain, and tips on what to wear and things to do. Average Temperatures How Much Sun and Rain What to Wear Things to Do in October Free Tours by Foot     AVERAGE TEMPERATURES Afternoon temperatures early in the […]

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 […]

How to See the View from the Shard

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London shard

This post covers how to visit the Shard, London’s tallest observation deck, including tips on choosing the best time to visit, ticket prices, operational hours, and how to get there. Or you can simply purchase open-time, refundable tickets here. Plan Your Visit Ticket + Discounts What to Expect Why Choose the Shard? Restaurants Things to […]

Visiting London Tower Bridge

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London walking tours | Free Tours by Foot

This post is about planning a visit to London’s Tower Bridge, including tips on opening and closing times, on the Tower Bridge Experience, and on other things to do in the area.   Plan Your Visit The Tower Experience When Does the Bridge Open? Other Things to Do Nearby Things to Do in London Free Tours […]

How To Visit The Houses of Parliament And The Palace of Westminster

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London House of Parlament

This post is about how to take a tour of the Houses of Parliament (the British Parliament) as well as attending public debates.  It covers security, dress codes, and other important tips.  And be sure to take one of our walking tours that cover the palace. Where is the Palace of Westminster? Public Tours Attending Public […]

London City Passes | Which Tourist Pass is Best?

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London Attraction Passes

This post compares the London Pass, the Explorer Pass and other tourist discount passes in London. Learn how a tourist discount pass could save you money on attractions, tours and more. Before You Buy London Pass (All-Inclusive) Choose 3, 4, 5 or 7 Attraction Prepackaged Passes Bus Combo Passes Other Discount Passes     BEFORE […]