Travel Blogs from London
... we walked down more than a few flights of stairs to get out. Once we were at the bottom we yanked the door open to find ourselves in a deserted court yard that looked as if it had been used as both a junk yard and forsaken graded. Once on the street we saw that we were literally on the other side of the university about two blocks down the road to the main entrance. Needless to say, we gave up after that and when home, ready to fight the Green Monster again another day. ...
... walking around carrying yellow M&M's bags, and right in Leicester Square is one of their four flagship stores - I swear you can even smell M&M's from outside! I never realised how much memorabilia you could get, even pyjamas! Emma took us straight down to the next level, where you can get all these different coloured M&M's not normally in a packet, and Mitch being quite the M&M's fan grabbed a plastic bag straight away and started filling it with a whole lot of ...
... again in 1948 - of course it's a lot bigger now than it was in 1948!
After watching the stunning opening ceremonies on tv I flew across the ocean to London. Before watching an Olympic event I checked out the sights of London. I don't think I've ever walked so much - I'm surprised I haven't walked my paws off! First of all I went to visit Kensington Palace. It's a beautiful palace but right in the middle ...
... down) but the Tower Bridge was the famous one that lifted up and down. I had checked online to find out when it went up and down so we raced there just in time to see it lift up for a massive boat to go through. It was a very cool blue looking bridge and we had a few photos and then ate lunch while enjoying the view.
Hannah then met us at Covent Gardens, which isn’t actually a garden at all! More a collection of little market stalls ...
... This is exactly what made it magical. We walked in the castle gates and had the whole thing to ourselves. No other tourists, just us & this huge abandoned 12th century stone castle. Ahh, I felt like a five year old in amazement walking through the open ceilinged rooms and up its steep spiral staircases. & at the very top is the best veiw of Scotland. Away from the city where you can see the steep jutted cliffs and greenery. It really was a magical castle.
Other places to stay in London
Northwest/Regent Park, London | 3 star b&bfrom $74
Lancaster Gate, London | 3 star b&bfrom $123
- Clean, Tidy and Great location
- Great Location
- Geat Hotel..But...
Westminster/Belgravia, London | 1 star b&bfrom $49
London Southeast, London | B&Bfrom $119
Lancaster Gate, London | 2 star b&bfrom $118
Chiswick Homefields, London | 2 star b&bfrom $90
South Bank/Bankside, London | 2 star b&bfrom $68
Westminster/Belgravia, London | 2 star b&bfrom $98
- Pire vacances de ma vie
- Avoid like the plague
- GOOD PLACE
Notting Hill, London | 2 star b&bfrom $85
Pimlico, London | 3 star b&bfrom $134
- Great room for the price...
- Hanover Review
Bayswater, London | 3 star b&bfrom $128
Hammersmith, London | B&Bfrom $122
Hampstead, London | 2 star b&bfrom $113
Upper Clapton, London | 3 star b&bfrom $113
Mayfair/Soho/West End, London | 3 star b&bfrom $157
- Excellent Family Hotel
- Excellent little hotel
- Superb Hotel
Mayfair/Soho/West End, London | 2 star b&bfrom $98
Mayfair/Soho/West End, London | 3 star b&bfrom $122
- Great hotel
- Decent hotel for the price
- Great except for bathroom
Mayfair/Soho/West End, London | B&Bfrom $89
London North, London | B&B
- Felt like home!
- Clean, convenient and Super Friendly
- Very Warm and Personal.
Mayfair/Soho/West End, London | B&B
- Very good B&B
- Clean & quiet - not too friendly
- Friendly and convenient
Marylebone, London | 2 star b&bfrom $139
- Rude staff and TINY!
- Not bad for price and location- small rooms
- Great place
Lancaster Gate, London | 2 star b&bfrom $147
- Excellent location good size family room
- Where we always stay
- Pleasant stay
Westminster/Belgravia, London | B&B
- A below average place to stay
- Never again.
- Nice hotel, good location
Mayfair/Soho/West End, London | B&Bfrom $88