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Upcoming events in London

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There is always something exciting happening in London. Each month, each season, each holiday brings a new experience that will add to your London memories. In order for you to immerse yourself in London’s culture, we have compiled a list of events that are happening in London for the next several months. Our London Connection

Staying in London? Do’s and Don’ts  

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As a traveler, it is a good idea to embrace the culture and to blend in with the residents. You will feel British, and isn’t that the point of your travel experience? What if you are staying in London for the first time? How will you fit in and know the customs? Here is a

3 Diverse Options to Celebrate American Thanksgiving in London

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There are many reasons to visit London in November. Remembrance Day on November 11 is a hallowed memorial to Veterans each year, and is a chance to see the Queen. Winter is on her way with the elegance and beauty of falling snow. London becomes a magical, romantic wonderland. But what about Thanksgiving? Do the

5 Days in London: Your Budget Determines Your Itinerary

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If you have the chance to visit London anytime of the year, seize the opportunity! Whether you are a college student or newly retired, this royal city has something to interest everyone. Sometimes when we travel, our budget can make a difference in what activities we choose. Finances can even determine how many days or

7 Things to Consider Before Booking Your Stay in London

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When planning a trip to another country, it is always exciting to get a grasp of the area before you book your stay, and visiting London is no exception. There are endless sightseeing possibilities, entertainment opportunities, dining options, and much, much more. To ensure your trip is extra special, we’ve compiled a list of seven

London Vacation Rentals: Property Code vs. Physical Address

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London Connection has been fine tuning the art of caring for our guests and vacation apartments since 1985. One of the precautions we have implemented is: not publicizing the physical address of our properties. Instead, we assign a property code. We show actual photos of the inside and outside of the accommodations on our website. Since these

The 7 Best Non-touristy Things To Do In London

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When traveling to London, there are some iconic places that all tourists want to visit — AND THEY SHOULD. Yet sometimes, being a “tourist” can get tiresome. You long to blend in and pretend you are a local for a day. King Arthur and Guinevere sang about it in the musical Camelot when they wondered,

15 London Gardens That Will Stir Your Senses

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There is something enchanting about a garden, isn’t there? Parks seem to be busy and crowded, yet a garden is more serene and secluded. Poets, authors, and composers have long felt inspiration while in nature. Artists and photographers have captured the beauty and allowed us to see a glimpse of what they personally viewed. English