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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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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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British Museum

I always feel like a school kid walking round here, looking at all the broken bones and stones and pretending to be keen… more

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Billingsgate Roman House and Baths

This is the closest you're going to get to a time machine. Considering that the Romans lived here for 350 years and buil… more

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Albert Memorial

I wonder how we're going to be remembered when we die? Probably not with a 176 foot memorial. We'll just be a dog-eared… 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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Kensington Palace

How many tourists put Kensington Palace on their 'must-do' list because of Princess Diana? If that's your only reason fo… 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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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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Alexander Fleming Museum

Alexander Fleming was the Scottish doc who discovered penicillin. He received a Nobel Prize for it, a knighthood from th… 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

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