London is an amazing place, with so much to offer. As one of the most expensive places in Europe, getting here can cost you a fair bit, but once you’re here, there is something for everyone. London has English culture of course, but has a mish mash of everywhere other nationality and culture as well. You can find cuisine from all over the world here, so you will definitely be able to find whatever tastes you have. There is plenty to do for young couples, families, or even a solo trip. This is a huge city, so get yourself an oyster card and be prepared to go find some really fun things to do here. It is just waiting for you to explore it.
Cheap and Cheerful
There are quite a few free, or very inexpensive things to do in London, you would be surprised if you started researching them. You can find anything from walking tours of the city which can be great if you have just arrived, or you want to know more about a certain area. You can learn about anything from the Sherlock Holmes novels, or even places that feature in Charles Dickens’ Victorian England. If you fancy a thrill, there are also plenty of ghost tours, so you can find out all about the gory details of London’s past.
There are also outside cinema screenings in London too, which can be a romantic and great end to a summer’s day. If you want to see a show, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre has very affordable standing tickets, if you want to experience an integral part of English culture. Comedy can also be a cheap, and fun option too. Comics often perform for free, or it will be pay what you think at the venue.
The Night Life
If you are travelling to London, chances are you are going to want to go out for a drink in the evening when you’re there. There are plenty of very British pubs scattered all about London where you can go for a pint, and there are some lovely ones in Camden too.If you want more stylish night out why not book a table at Mahiki Kensington. Whatever music you are into, there will be a scene here for you to explore from house, to mainstream, to rock. Do your research before going going out to find the best place for you, and go enjoy a night out on the town in one of the most exciting cities in the world.
There are countless fun things to do in London, and if it is your first time, make sure you fit all the tourist things in! The Tower Bridge, the houses of parliament and Big Ben are all hot spots for first time visitors to London. You can always hop on a red tour bus too, if you don’t feel like walking. As one of the biggest, and most diverse cities in Europe, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to visiting this capital.
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