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No.11 -- London's cheapest sightseeing bus

London sightseeing buses (the open-top ones with a guide at the front) are ridiculously expensive these days. A family o… 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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Covent Garden

Covent Garden used to be a big fruit and vegetable market. If you wanted some fish you'd go to Billingsgate. If you want… more

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Princess Diana Memorial Fountain

Some people believe she was stuck in a loveless marriage, shunned by the Royal Family and hounded by a relentless press.… 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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Saatchi Gallery

You don't want to listen to me when it comes to art because I haven't got a clue what I'm talking about (hey, at least I… more

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Design Museum

I'll be honest: I didn't much like the old Design Museum when they had it by Butler's Wharf, but at least it had one goo… more

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Gabriel's Wharf

Imagine if a load of old art students had set up their own little village on a windswept bit of rock five miles off the… more

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Piccadilly Circus

When I used to fly home from faraway places I'd jump on the tube from Heathrow airport and spill out here in the middle… more

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Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds is something that Londoners are happy to leave to the tourists. If they want to spend forty minutes in t… more

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