Travel In Focus: What to do in London

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Travel in Focus is a monthly feature highlighting the best travel tips and suggestions for a particular place from around the web. Check out the internet’s best travel writing about London to help you plan your trip!


Budget Travel in London:

London Bridge (real name Tower Bridge)

Did you know that this iconic landmark is not really called the London Bridge? It is actually called Tower Bridge…

 

London Travel Tips:

Eating and Drinking in London:

Westminster Abbey, London

Unique London Classes and Tours:

Big Ben in London

Things to do and See in London:

London King's Cross Station

 

Off the Beaten Path in London:

London With Kids:

Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, London.

Getting Into and Around London:

Worthwhile Accommodations in London:

London Big Ben

Big Ben, the London Eye and a double decker bus, all in one photo!

Books and Films about London:

Seasons in London:

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About Shanna

Shanna is a travel professional in the airline and hotel industries. She lives in Lonsdale, MN and there enjoys cooking and gardening. Her favorite places to travel are Scotland and France. Shanna writes about travel in the Midwestern part of the United States at her blog A Midwest Travel Companion More About Shanna Google

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21 Responses to Travel In Focus: What to do in London

  1. Bethaney - Flashpacker Family March 8, 2013 at 12:28 am #

    What a great round up of all things London Shanna. Thanks for including my posts.
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  2. Dale March 8, 2013 at 7:57 am #

    This is a great go-to list for the next time I’m back in the UK. Surprisingly, there is so much of the UK I’ve never seen & as a Brit it’s slightly embarrassing to admit.

    Reading some of those articles makes me wonder what I did with my time in London.
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  3. Natalie March 8, 2013 at 8:13 am #

    Great collection of articles : Writing just about London is a whole blog on its own!
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  4. Andrea March 8, 2013 at 9:37 am #

    Wow – awesome directory here…thanks for sharing our posts!
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  5. Dick Jordan March 8, 2013 at 7:39 pm #

    Nice roundup! Thanks for including my “Green London” piece.
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  6. Sophie March 9, 2013 at 11:30 am #

    Very comprehensive and useful London guide. Thanks for the inclusion :)
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  7. Andrew March 9, 2013 at 8:58 pm #

    What an amazing collection of stuff on London.
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  8. jenny@atasteoftravel March 10, 2013 at 10:17 am #

    What a fabulous guide for London. Thanks so much for including my post on Kensington Palace
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  9. Jennifer March 11, 2013 at 3:17 pm #

    Awesome collection of London articles! Thanks for sharing some of our posts.
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  10. Bobbi Lee Hitchon March 21, 2013 at 3:25 pm #

    Wow! This list is awesome. I’m in the city now and lived here once before. If you’re not careful it’s crazy expensive, but with tips like the ones you give-it’s actually a very affordable place. The two biggest money saving tips I have is to walk instead of rely solely on the tube and take advantage of all of London’s freebies, which there are loads of! I’ll be using this post while I’m here. Cheers!
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    • Shanna March 26, 2013 at 9:25 pm #

      I was amazed at how many free things there were to do in London! Even using the tube, we still walked A LOT…London is just a huge city, but we tried to avoid taking the tube when possible because it was so expensive.
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  11. Susan - Splendor in the Lemongrass March 26, 2013 at 5:33 pm #

    I am beginning to think I’ll need to return to London with a higher budget. The problem with making it your last stop on a trip around the world is that everything, EVERYTHING seems soooo expensive. So we didn’t do a thing other than take very long strolls, visit some free museums, and spend quality time in pubs.

    Actually, now that I think about it, I might do the same with
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    • Shanna March 26, 2013 at 9:28 pm #

      Yeah, I could use some quality time in the pub right now…I can’t wait to go back to London someday. I missed one of the “touristy” things that I really wanted to see there. We never made it to the Tower of London (which I have heard is expensive and touristy but SOOO worth it.)
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  12. Bobbi Lee Hitchon April 1, 2013 at 1:10 pm #

    Thanks for the mention!
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  13. Deanna April 29, 2013 at 7:58 pm #

    I can’t wait to go to London, it’s totally on my travel bucket list!
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    • Shanna May 4, 2013 at 12:38 pm #

      Ahhh, it becomes sort of an addiction once you go….I can’t wait to go back!

  14. Agness September 10, 2013 at 3:28 am #

    That’s a very informative post, indeed. I don’t need my London Lonely Planet Book anymore :):). Can’t wait to re-visit London and explore the London Bridge once again :)
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    • Shanna September 20, 2013 at 9:15 pm #

      Yeah, me too. I haven’t been to London in a while…it is always a favorite city of mine to visit.

  15. Adam January 6, 2014 at 12:15 pm #

    Wow!! What an amazing guide to London. Love how you’ve really captured some of the best things to do, but you’re missing a few highlights – notably stories from East London. This is the coolest part of London (well, at least for me!). Also, if I could be so bold, I’d recommend the East End Food Tour – it’s definitely a unique tour!!
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    • Shanna January 9, 2014 at 2:50 pm #

      Thanks so much for the additional insights! I love doing pieces like this! I always discover so many places and things that I didn’t know about!

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