Visiting The Shard, London in 2022: 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

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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 […]

15 Insider Tips for Visiting the Tower of London in 2022

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The Tower of London has been a fixture on London’s landscape for over a thousand years. This castle that now protects the Crown Jewels has a rich – and often gory – history, and is a must-see attraction for Londoners and visitors alike. But how can you make the most of your visit? Drawing on […]

30 Famous Streets in London You Must Visit (by a Local)

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Discover the most famous streets in London, from the history of the East End to the café society of Soho My hometown of London has some of the most famous streets on the planet. Many of these streets will be very familiar. They are home to some of London’s most famous landmarks, have political or […]