Month: July 2017

traveller emergencies in London

4 London Emergencies (and How to Handle Them)

July 21, 2017 4:27 pm Published by

Holidays are meant to be relaxing, but from airports to unusual food, there are a lot of things that can go wrong in the process. Being in a foreign country can make it more difficult to cope with setbacks than when you’re in the comfort of your home country, so here are a few ways to deal with minor emergencies in London to make your life easier. Lost Luggage Each airline will let you know their procedures for finding your luggage or claiming compensation, but in the meantime you’re in London with only the clothes on your back. Most travellers have a set budget, so having to buy a week’s worth of clothes could seriously have an impact on what... View Article

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London Etiquette Tips

July 14, 2017 4:26 pm Published by

London is sometimes seen as a city-state rather than just a capital – while Britain has its own culture and quirks, London has additional rules and etiquette requirements that aren’t seen or observed elsewhere. Here are a few tips to help you navigate the city’s social expectations and have the most pleasant stay possible. The Tube The Tube is another microcosm within London, and has its own special rules and expectations. Firstly, tourists should avoid using the tube during rush hours if possible (around 6am-9:30am, and then 4:30-7pm) – the tube is a vital part of London’s infrastructure and is used by people every day to get to work. As such, it’s already extremely crowded and best avoided if you... View Article

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Most Instagrammable Places in London

July 7, 2017 4:24 pm Published by

If you love updating your social media and choosing the perfect filter, London is an excellent place to visit. The architecture is so varied, experiences are so wide-ranging, and the aesthetics are so striking that you can find hundreds of beautiful places to keep your Instagram updated. Here are a few of our favourites for a little inspiration. St Paul’s Cathedral The dome of St Paul’s is probably one of the most iconic pieces of London architecture. Close ups are easy to come by, but there are a few different perspectives you may want to try. For example, if you cross the river near the Millennium Bridge there is a man selling bubble guns – you can take a beautiful... View Article