Adventure Tour in London: The 2018 Travel Guide
London is a fascinating destination that has something for people of all age groups and interests as well as for families and kids. Just visiting places of historical significance in London and the many museums ( mostly free) could take days, as well as the numerous other tourist attractions. There is so much to see and experience in this magnificent city that it can be hard to know where to begin
Getting Around London by Public Transport
The best way to commute in London is by using public transport. And the most economical way to travel using public transport is to get an Oyster Card. An Oyster Card is a smart card which is rechargeable and works like a credit card. It is of use to travel on most forms of public transport in the city. They are available at all train and tube stations.
There is a nominal charge as a deposit, which is refundable along with any extra credit upon returning the card. These cards can even be pre-ordered online and these will arrive at the given postal address. Kids are free, but older kids will need their own oyster card to access free transport.
The cards are easily available and topping them up is easy at numerous locations including tube and train stations in the city.
At the end of the trip, visitors can hand them over at any ticket booth and the remaining credited amount with the deposit is returned. Visitors can travel all the zones of the city with the spending daily limit capped at a fixed amount ensuring there are no extra charges. Oyster cards can also be used on London buses.
Accommodation Options in London
There is an excellent selection of hotels to choose from in London.
From budget hotels and hostels to London City Suites by Montcalm Chiswell Street, these cater to travellers with different budgets.
Those looking to stay in comfort and style at an affordable price will find the Hotel Shoreditch London, perfect to stay during their stay in the city.
Places to Visit in London, Some Suggestions
Our site is full of places to see and best areas to visit in London, but here are some suggestions. Some of the top tours to choose from and enjoy the best that London has to offer include:
Tour London’s gems: Take a guided tour from the iconic Borough Market through to St Paul’s Cathedral. Along the way see some of the top attractions of historical significance and landmarks. St Paul’s Cathedral is among the most visited popular attractions with impressive aerial views from its top platform. Other gems to see are Shakespeare’s Globe, London Bridge and the Tate Modern among many others. Learn about the history of these places and plenty more.
Soho Tour: Soho is one of the most vibrant and happening places and is one of the most exciting entertainment neighbourhoods in the world. This is where the bold and the beautiful rub shoulders with the masses at the entertainment hotspots in town.
Street Art Tour: Explore the exciting East End of London, home to some of the finest street art in the world. See works by renowned artists of the likes of Banksy in Shoreditch, Brick Lane, Camden Town and other locations in the East End.
Cafes Tours: London is home to some of the coolest cafes after Paris, with Mayfair and Soho the places where the crème de la crème hang out. Enjoy a traditional British tea with chocolate and delicacies at some of the best cafes in the area. Learn about the history of central London and captivating tales of the neighbourhood.
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