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A week in the metropolis of London

February 11th, 2010

A couple of months ago I went on a day trip to London and I had a great time! If you would like to visit a dynamic metropolis but also appreciate a bit of tranquility London is definitely the place for you. London isn't an economic travel destination but we did manage to find a list of good hotels and hostels that didn't cost a fortune and seemed OK.

Today prices have gone down a little but when I was in London everything was really expensive. I even remember paying 9 euro's for a pack of sigarettes..

Buckingham Palace in LondonBuckingham Palace in London

But you can't go to London without having a shopping spree! The streets of London's CBD are loaded with chique boutiques and great gadgets that you don't know where to look or what to buy! Especially the shoes are gorgeous and you will find some of the most trendy models.

Walking through the streets of London you will see all kinds of people and this city is a great cultural melting pod and the people are really friendly. Besides the people, London is a great city for sightseeing with popular attractions like the London Tower Bridge, Piccadilly Circus, Portobello Road and the Big Ben.

The only downside for me would be the coffee..although I absolutely loved the muffins that came with it:)

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Travel Tips for London United Kingdom:

Where to stay in London: -

What to do in London: The portobello markets are nice

Where to eat in London: mm..just stick with the fast food

Travel Pictures of London, United Kingdom

  • Buckingham Palace in London Buckingham Palace in London
  • London phone booths London phone booths
  • The red London busses The red London busses
  • Big Ben and the London Eye Big Ben and the London Eye
  • River Thames in London River Thames in London
  • The London Tower Bridge The London Tower Bridge
  • Coffee in London.. Coffee in London..
  • Metro station St. James's Park Metro station St. James's Park


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Name: Angeline
Age: 18-25
Travel type: Friends getaway

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A week in the metropolis of London
Continent: Europe
Country: United Kingdom
City: London
Period: -
Lenght of stay: 7 days
Views: 2758

Travel Review

Liked: Beautiful city, great shopping, friendly people
Disliked: The high prices, the food
Trip Rating: Good

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