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Speakers' Corner

If you want to hear some speeches in Hyde Park then the best time to come is Sunday lunchtime. The speakers can turn up… more

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Temple Bar

Temple Bar is a Victorian monument in the middle of Fleet Street, topped off with a black dragon. It's quite a sight the… more

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Original Bus Tour

Can of Coke... check. Gloves, coat and scarf... check. Been down the bank to take out a loan so I can afford to buy a ti… more

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Cleopatra's Needle

What's the oldest thing in London? No, it's not Prince Philip. It's actually this big block of rock on Victoria Embankm… more

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Ripley's Believe It Or Not!

This is a tourist trap. Don't get trapped. End of review. It exists for one purpose only: to suck the money out of your… more

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Leadenhall Market

This place reminds me of Christmas. Sometimes I come in here just for a look, just to have a stroll through somewhere i… more

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St. James's Park

The big lake in St. James's Park is famous for its ducks and geese, herons, pelicans and swans... and pigeons, of course… more

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St. Mary-le-Bow

A lot of London's churches were like a layer cake. They'd have an original crypt from 900 years ago, then a burnt out sp… more

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Buckingham Palace -- Summer Opening

There's an excited line of tourists outside Buckingham Palace. Half of us are dressed for a society ball and the other h… more

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London Transport Museum

I'm always a bit embarrassed when I come to the London Transport Museum because in my head I imagine that it's full of t… more

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