Is the London Explorer Pass Worth it in 2023? An Honest Review from a Local

lookinf across millennium bridge to st pauls cathedral in london

It’s sad but true. My home city of London has a not unwarranted reputation for being staggeringly expensive. Although its world-class state-funded museums are free to visit, 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 […]

Visiting The Shard, London (+ How to Do it for Free!): Tips from a Local

the pointed building of the shard alongside the river thames in london

It’s hard to imagine London’s skyline without The Shard. Soaring to a height of almost 310 meters above the River Thames, this is the tallest building in the United Kingdom and the seventh-tallest in Europe. It is home to The View from The Shard, the highest viewing platform in London. The Shard is one of […]

22 Old Streets of London: Historic Roads You MUST Visit

soldier on horseback guarding entrance on whitehall one of londons old streets

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 […]