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  • Planning a London Weekend Theatre Trip

    Planning a London Weekend Theatre Trip

    A trip to London with your loved one or group of friends to see a London theater show is one of the best ways to spend a short weekend break. The glitz and glamor of the West End, a great meal, a nice hotel, a wonderful theater experience – what better way is there to relax and have fun? To make your trip as enjoyable as possible, here are a few top tips on how to get the best from your trip to a London West End show. Getting to London The first thing you need to ensure is that you can get to London on the date you want, and that there are tickets available for the theater on the date you wish. There would be no point in booking a train or flight only to discover the evening performance of Chicago was sold out three weeks earlier. There are numerous ways of getting to London from all…

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  • Experiencing London from Thames

    Experiencing London from Thames

    Viewing London from Thames is the least stressful way to travel in London and is heap of fun. There are 9 piers from which to stop or start one’s journey. These are: Hampton Court Pier, Richmond Pier, Kew Pier, Putney Pier, Westminster Pier, Charing Cross Pier, Tower Pier, Greenwich Pier and Thames Barrier Pier. A visit to London is incomplete without a cruise along the Thames, either as an introduction to the many sights and scenes to be enjoyed during one’s stay or as a treasured memory of one’s visit. All year round, there are that boat service leaves regularly from Westminster Pier, passing historic and modern places of interest. Over the centuries the river has brought life to London. Hustling boats, teeming wharves, trade and commerce at every turn. Reminders of days gone by…

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  • The Top 4 Tours of London

    London is filled with beautiful and historical landmarks, all of which are considered must visits. If you not only want to view these landmarks, but learn about their history or see them in a slightly unusual way, a guided tour of London is right for you. Here are our top London tours picks: The Fat Tire Bike Tours Fat Tire Bike Tours was established in 1999. Their tours started in Paris and Berlin, but they have since arrived in London and you will be glad they did! Due to the method of travel for this tour, which is by bike, only those who are healthy and fit are encouraged to take the journey. Why? Because that journey can be long. Tours of London average four hours in length. Along the way, you will stop and see Hyde Park, the Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, and the…

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  • London’s Annual Events and Festivals

    London’s Annual Events and Festivals

    There is so much for you to do and see in London. In addition to attractions and West End shows, you will find lively festivals and other scheduled events. If you have flexibility in determining your travel dates, please review a sample list of events below: In January, you will find the Russian Winter Festival. This festival celebrates Russia, but is perfect for individuals of all nationalities. In fact, it draws over 70,000 visitors each year. This free event is home to some of the best Russian influenced films, concerts, and food. Also, in the month of January, you will find the New Year’s Day Parade. This 2-mile parade is filled with thousands of participants, including the mayor. In February, you can join London as they celebrate the Chinese New Year. Occasionally this event will…

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