Smartbackpackers Russell Square

70-72 Guilford Street, London, England, United Kingdom | Hostel
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Drug dealers, Gay bars and South Korean Pop stars

A travel blog entry by murphyandmeade


Hello again from London! As our title suggests, we have had an interesting past 2 days. So that no one is scared, mom/dad at no point were we in danger.
Waking up Saturday, well-rested from an 11 hour sleep, we were excited to see what this city had to offer. First thing, we went to Buckingham Palace to observe the ever popular "Changing …

Day 110: We were kidnapped

A travel blog entry by johnnyandamber


... in that train. I didn't even have room to fall over because people were touching every side of me (including one creepy man that I would like to forget). We only had to ride like this for two stops though, so it wasn't that bad.

Before heading home, John said that he wanted to stop at a pub to have a pint of John Smith's beer. Reluctantly I agreed to his request. We went to a small pub near Rob and Kelly's called the Duke of Edinburgh and ordered the ...

Day 6: The One With The Beatles

A travel blog entry by linzandthehiv


... of my favourite (for some reason) Beatles photos was taken back in 1963, shortly after they first arrived in London. This was during the same session in which the shot used for the Live at the BBC cover was taken--that's another favourite of mine! Walking down that alley, which doesn't look all that different except that it's now crowded in with Chinese food restaurants and shops and not peelers, was like stepping into ...

Taking the plunge!

A travel blog entry by nickjackets


Finally today I made the decision to go ahead with the tour after much wrangling over the cost...which is high!

Now I can get down to some real planning! what to take,what to read,what kit to buy etc

With 12 weeks to go this entry may seem early but the excitement is building. I will continue to add pre trip prep to the log mostly for my own historical post trip amusement!

Bring it ...


A travel blog entry by erin_smolders


... my current stay in London but if anyone has any suggestions for more cool things to do in the city please let me know. I am always looking for more interesting things to occupy my holidays. I have plenty of time to fill. Bye for now :) Erin xxx * Lisa & Ruth, did you realise that while celebrating my birthday in London that we were also celebrating the birth of Edna as well? It was after a FB post I made while in London last time that you christened my alter ego with her name. How about ...


This hostel, located in the Bloomsbury area of London, is near Royal National Theatre, Regent's Canal, Russell Square, and Foundling Museum.
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