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Who is Rick Steves and Why Does His Opinion About London Connection Matter?

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Rick Steves is a travel expert who helps us become independent travelers through his self-guided walking tours and “off the beaten path” approach. He encourages and educates his audience through his guidebooks, blogs, app, travel forum, TV, social media, radio, newspaper, and YouTube. His Italian guidebooks are best-sellers. He published his first book about Europe in

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. On the list

5 Packing Tips For Every Season in London

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If a Londoner were to see this article, they might laugh and reply, “Seasons in London?” They would follow with, “Every season happens every day in London.” And so it is from my experience. Instead of focusing on each season, let’s look at what you need to know in general while traveling to London and

12 Reasons London is the Best City

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The word is out — London is the best city. The 20 million visitors each year and over 14 million residents have chosen wisely. The United Kingdom developed a pattern of democracy that influenced the world, and their leadership continues in many ways. According to a recent news article, LONDON IS NUMBER ONE. Throughout the

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

7 Ways to Visit Buckingham Palace in London

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There has been a fascination with Buckingham Palace since Queen Victoria made it her residence in 1837. But not until the reign of the current Queen were the doors opened for public view in 1993 — a step towards breaking down perceived barriers. What a great experience to see inside where the  reigning monarch of

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