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City Hall

City Hall is where the Mayor of London works. I'm always a bit wary about coming in here. If truth be told I'm more scar… more

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Christmas shopping, and festive markets

Fortnum & Mason is the closest that a shop ever gets to being a 5-star hotel. The staff dresses up in red tails and shin… more

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London Duck Tour

Your kid wants to go on a sightseeing boat but you prefer a sightseeing bus, and you end up having a big ding dong argum… 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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Houses of Parliament -- Summer Opening

I love this place. I even love the politicians inside it (well, most of them). If you come to London and don't go to the… 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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Postman's Park

This is a lunch break place -- people come here for a quick cigarette (bad for you) or a cardboard cup of coffee (also b… 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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Cable Car across the Thames

I don't like heights. My problem with heights is this: they are always too high. Before you try and ride the cable car… more

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British Library

The British Library is a construction of such monumental ugliness that it's worth seeing simply for that. Come and see t… more

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Battersea Park Children's Zoo

I'm always a bit embarrassed coming to Battersea Park Children's Zoo because I'm obviously not a kid. It's definitely a… more

Most recent comments

Re: Royal Courts of Justice Watching a trial

Wed 19th Jul, 2017It's a beautiful building to visit and well worth seeing inside, but I agree that the court cases themselves can be.​.​.​ more

Re: Jewel Tower

Sat 15th Jul, 2017I can not think about your review, I am still laughing .​.​.​ thanks.​ I plan to visit the Jewel Tower in August.​ The.​.​.​ more

Re: Bletchley Park

Mon 10th Jul, 2017it's funny that you posted your comment today because I've just been thinking about going again (it's.​.​.​ more

Re: Alexander Fleming Museum

Tue 27th Jun, 2017Not sure I can really help with a visa mate, but I hope you enjoy your visit

Re: Princess Diana Memorial Fountain

Tue 20th Jun, 2017I'm in the Top 10 fruitcakes, definitely.​.​.​ maybe the Top 5 on a good day

Re: No.11 London's cheapest sightseeing bus

Tue 30th May, 2017Cheers bob, handy piece of info

Re: Covent Garden

Mon 29th May, 2017They're basically just buskers so I wouldn't have a clue, sorry.​ You could try contacting the Covent Garden.​.​.​ more

Re: Westminster Abbey Evensong

Thu 25th May, 2017To be honest I can't remember.​ You definitely can at St.​ Paul's because I sat in them myself (but then.​.​.​ more