Stalking George Smiley

Stalking George Smiley

* For the first time, I am utterly unprepared for a visa application. I have some idea of where I want to go but — aside from the one day I’ll be devoting to using my London Pass, probably on the same day I’m going to the Ceremony…

How to get tickets to the Ceremony of the Keys at the Tower of London

How to get tickets to the Ceremony of the Keys at the Tower of London

The Ceremony of the Keys has been taking place at the Tower of London every night for the last 700 years — to put that in perspective, that’s roughly 200 years before Ferdinand Magellan “discovered” the Philippines. Talk about tradition! The only time in recent memory that…

The London Pass: My 13 Favorite Attractions (Plus A One-Day Sample Itinerary!)

The London Pass: My 13 Favorite Attractions (Plus A One-Day Sample Itinerary!)

For months I’ve been wish-planning a trip to the UK and putting together my “London List” — things I want to do and places I want to see in the English capital. London is not the cheapest city in the world, so while many of…

Travel Notes: Tower of London

Travel Notes: Tower of London

Opening Times 01 March – 31 October Tue-Sat 09.00-17.30 Sun-Mon 10.00-17.30 Last admission 17.00 01 November – 28 February Tue-Sat 09.00-16.30 Sun-Mon 10.00-16.30 Last admission 16.00 Note: All internal buildings close 30 minutes after the last admission. The last Yeoman Warder tour starts at 14.30…

Travel Notes: Tower Bridge

Travel Notes: Tower Bridge

Opening Times Lines open 10:00 – 17:30 Tickets £9 | £8 if booked online Book here. Getting There Nearest tube station: Tower Hill (District or Circle lines) Official Website http://www.towerbridge.org.uk/TBE/EN/ * * * * * “Travel Notes: Tower Bridge” was created by LSS for travel…

Travel Notes: St Paul’s Cathedral

Travel Notes: St Paul’s Cathedral

Opening Times Monday to Saturday 8.30am – 4pm Tickets £16.50 (online booking £15.00). Book here. Included in the price of admission: Introductory talks Guided tours Multimedia guides Note: Filming and photography is not allowed inside the cathedral. Getting There Nearest tube station: St Paul’s (Central…