Is the London Explorer Pass Worth it? An Honest Review

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My home city of London has a not unwarranted reputation for being expensive. Although its world-class state-funded museums are free, London’s other attractions can seriously blow a hole in your travel budget. The good news is that London has a city pass – the Go City® London Explorer Pass – providing access to many of […]

How to Visit The Shard for Free: A Local’s Guide

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Get the lowdown on how to visit The Shard for free The Shard is one of London’s most recognisable landmarks and has become a must-see attraction for Londoners and visitors alike. Soaring to a height of almost 310 meters above the River Thames, it is the tallest building in the United Kingdom and the seventh-tallest […]

22 Old Streets of London: Historic Roads You MUST Visit

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With a rich history stretching back over two thousand years, London is a living time capsule. Remnants of a Roman wall cosy up to steel and glass office buildings. Elegant Georgian terraces evoke visions of gentlemen sporting top hats and ladies wearing delicate chemise gowns. Echoes of London’s past can be found across the capital […]

16 Insider Tips for Visiting the Tower of London

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The Tower of London has been a fixture on London’s landscape for over a thousand years. With its rich – and often gory – history, it is a must-see attraction for Londoners and visitors alike. But how can you make the most of your Tower of London visit? This is where I can help you. […]