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Best London Cinemas A Full Guide for Movie Buffs
Figuring out the best London cinema for your needs isn’t as easy as hurling a few suggestions at you and hoping they stick. There are so many different cinemas in the capital city that it can be hard to figure out where to find the London cinemas best for your…
23 Incredible Things to Do in London in August
Before I start, I just want to say that these things to do in London in August are not something to take lightly. Any Brit will tell you. It is serious business. After living in a cold, damp climate for half of the year, everyone gets a bit stir crazy…
ZSL Whipsnade Zoo Review
As one of Europe’s largest wildlife conservation parks (also known to us commoners as a zoo), ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is one of the two zoos operated by the Zoological Society of London with the other zoo located in central London. For a city zoo, the London Zoo is a decent day out…
7 Hacks for Getting Along with Your Flatmate in London
Flatmate. For some, the word brings thoughts of dirty dishes left in the sink, annoying late night noises, and a total lack of privacy. For others, it conjurs up images of eating together around the table, late night parties with your best friends, and people who are always up for…
Wimbledon Queue
As an American expat in the UK, “queuing at Wimbledon” was a cultural phenomenon that I had never heard about. People talked about “the queue” as if it was some otherworldly thing, much like the monsters from Stranger Things, and you basically sign your life over to it for 2,…
23 Study Abroad in London Tips The Ultimate Guide
Whether you’re still deciding whether or not to study abroad in London (the answer is yes) or you’re already in the capital city navigating your way through the tube and the differences between American English and British English, these study abroad in London tips are everything I think you should…
How to Find the Cheapest Flight Tickets from America to London
I’ve finally reached over six years since I stepped foot in London for the first time, and what a journey it has been! I remember booking my initial tickets, and they were somewhere around $1000 back then. There was no such thing as “budget” travel across the pond and you…
How I Moved to London From America
  I’ve talked about my journey of moving to London from America before, but I remember months and months of desperately Googling things like “how to move to the UK from America” and “how to move to London as an American” many times when I was first starting out. You…
Honest London Transport Museum Review
Check out this London Transport Museum Review for everything you need to know about this fantastic museum. Before you decide to be a Londoner, you have to prove you can do two things: complain about the weather, and complain about public transport. Whether your train was 3 minutes late or…
Natural History Museum London Ice Skating Things to Do this Christmas
Over the years I’ve spent in London, I’ve taken part in quite a few different Christmas traditions. We’ve been to Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland, Christmas at Kew, and generally spent multiple hours fighting our way through horrendous crowds on Oxford Street to see the twinkling lights for about ten seconds…
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