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Traveling the True North: Batanes, Philippines

Traveling the True North: Batanes, Philippines

It’s the Philippines’ northernmost province, but beyond that fact not many, until recently, knew much about Batanes. The few privileged to have paid a visit to this singular string of islands extolled its myriad virtues, but still Batanes hovered below the average traveler’s consciousness. Until […]

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 […]

Travel Notes: Richmond Park

Travel Notes: Richmond Park

Opening Times 7:00 (summer) / 7:30 (winter) – 21:00 / dusk Getting There Nearest tube station: Richmond Station ( British Rail or District Line) From the station, catch bus no. 371 or 65 to the pedestrian gate at Petersham Map Download here. Official Website http://www.royalparks.org.uk/parks/richmond-park * […]

Travel Notes: Maltby Street Market

Travel Notes: Maltby Street Market

Opening Times Saturdays 9am-4pm Sundays 11am-4pm Getting There The nearest Tube station seems to be London Bridge (nearly a mile away) but Maltby Street Market is near the Tower Bridge, so you can visit both places on the same day. Map Check Out http://www.visitlondon.com/things-to-do/place/25657166-maltby-street-market * […]

Travel Notes: Hampstead Heath

Travel Notes: Hampstead Heath

Opening Times 24 hours a day (except for certain areas), 365 days a year Getting There Nearest tube stations: Golders Green (Northern Line) – for Golders Hill Park and Heath Extension Hampstead (Northern Line) – for Vale of Health, East Heath and Hampstead Ponds Kentish […]

Travel Notes: Bushy Park

Travel Notes: Bushy Park

Opening Times 24 hours for pedestrians, except: September and November 8:00 am – 10:30 pm. Woodlands Gardens: 9:00 am – dusk Water Gardens: Tue-Sun 9:00 am – dusk (closed on Mondays) Getting There Nearest tube station: Waterloo – 5-10 min walk, enter park through Sandy […]

Travel Notes: 221b Baker Street (Sherlock Holmes Museum)

Travel Notes: 221b Baker Street (Sherlock Holmes Museum)

Opening Times Daily (except Christmas Day) 9.30am – 6pm Tickets Admission: Adult £10 / Child £8 Getting There Nearest tube station: Baker Street Lines serving Baker Street station: Metropolitan Bakerloo Circle Jubilee Hammersmith & City Official Website http://www.sherlock-holmes.co.uk/ * * * * * “Travel Notes: […]

Travel Notes: Westminster Abbey

Travel Notes: Westminster Abbey

Opening Times Monday to Saturday 9:30 – 15:30 Tickets £18.00 Getting There Nearest tube stations: St James’s Park (District and Circle Lines) Westminster (Jubilee, District & Circle Lines) Official Website http://www.westminster-abbey.org/ * * * * * “Travel Notes: Westminster Abbey” was created by LSS for […]