Posts Tagged‘London’

London for the location independent professional: a guide

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Part of the appeal of being a location independent professional (aka digital nomad, remote worker, etc) is that you can visit any place in the world and be able to enjoy yourself irrespective of cost, as you can earn an income as you travel. London has become one of the more popular destinations on Earth for laptop-toting travelers, as its significant attractions, world-class dining scene, and robust business climate has drawn them here in droves. If you hope to join them in the near future, here is what this city has to offer digital workers. Where to stay If you…

Why London is the Only Place You Should be Heading to This Autumn

Rarely a year or season goes by where London is not one of the most desirable locations to spend a long weekend or even a little longer to enjoy the incredible array of art, culture and attractions that one of the World’s most famous cities has to offer and this Autumn is no different. The Autumn season looks set to be incredible with some of the events that London is putting on as part of its ‘Season of Culture’ and if you haven’t got it in your plans to head to the big city yet, then here are some reasons why you can’t afford to miss…

The Most Historic Neighborhoods in London

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While there are many modern attractions and things to do, there’s no denying that many of London’s top attractions have been around during the many centuries of its existence. From its many royal palaces, to the governmental institutions that made Britain a model nation for others around the world, the most historic neighborhoods in London should occupy a central position in your travel itinerary. So, before you go to travel around London in a private limo, be sure to take the following suggestions into consideration so that you may make the most of your time here. St. James’s Dive right…

Top Tourist Attractions in London on a Budget

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From Madame Tussaud’s to the London Eye, here are the top tourist attractions in London other than the Big Ben Clock Tower. Most of these attractions are free, so add on a stay at one of the quality budget hotels in London, and you’ve got yourself a financially feasible holiday in one of the most expensive cities in the world! Madame Tussaud’s. Meet famous personalities like Shakespeare or Prince William and his wife, Kate Middleton; in waxy flesh of course. Life-sized wax sculptures of these famous people are on display at this museum. British Museum. The British Museum has a…

London Attractions, on a Budget

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As the Christmas season and the New Year festivities have been and gone, now would be a perfect time for you to take a weekend break to our fair capital, to spend some quality time seeing the sights and immersing yourself in the local attractions. The problem is, that for many of us, the concept of a weekend in the Big Smoke can mean overstretching the budget and spending more than our purses can handle. While London Travelodge hotels can ensure an affordable stay in the city, the rest of a frugal weekend is down to you; the attractions that…

Visiting London on a Budget

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Although London is one of the most fascinating and captivating cities in the world, it also happens to be one of the most expensive. If you add up the cost of accommodation, activities and entertainment, the potential outlay can be quite frightening. However, exploring the capital of England doesn’t have to be an extortionate and expensive affair, as there are several ways to save money and cut costs. From discount hotel rates to free entry attractions, here is a guide to visiting London on a budget. Accommodation Booking a place to stay will probably be one of your most costly expenses,…

Escape London to Bright-eyed Brighton!

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When people travel to England, it’s usually synonymous with one destination, London Town. Why? Same reason people go to NYC; it’s a travel hub, has more to do and experience than one human being can tackle in a few days, and because it’s just cool, but, when the urban life has chewed you up and spit you out, it’s time for a little fun in the sun (when there is any) in England’s most famous beach town, Brighton! Once a sleepy fishing village, Brighton first started gaining a little steam when one intelligent Dr Richard Russell began prescribing his sea water…

You’ve got to Love London Markets!

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It’s hard to say why I like London markets so much. They are just markets, you can hang out there, meet with friends, have some food and drinks. For the last two years, every time when someone wants to meet with me on the weekend, I would go for a default option: “Hey do you wanna just come to Brick Lane?” So if you pass by London make sure to visit one of the markets because they are great. As I said, I don’t know why, you have to see for yourself. So which market should you go to? There…