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London makes its case as the capital
of Europe on many levels. Certainly its ability to overwhelm you
with the intensity of it's urban sprawl is impressive. There is
always a host of new attractions waiting to be explored. Begin with
a copy of a good street map which includes the extensive underground
transit system. Central London is a good place to get the bearings
you need to enjoy London as the great walking City it truly is.
Don't miss some of the ever-popular landmarks, in between you might do a few of the many museums. London is famous for its great variety of shopping from the grandeur Harrods in Knightsbridge to the handmade crafts at Covent Garden. Soon the London nightlife will buzz with excitement. Live theatre is a must but there is so much more to choose from as well. A good way to decide is to sit a spell in a pub and soak up your pint amidst the friendly atmosphere while you appreciate the unique London lifestyle.
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Where to Eat
It wasn't so long ago that Britain was derided for the state of its cuisine but that has given way to a world class reputation for fine dining. New restaurants open with increasing regularity, and the 12,000 plus establishments offer a wide range of cuisine unequaled anywhere in Europe. This extraordinary renaissance led by an increasingly sophisticated palate of the middle class has raised soy, salsa and sauces to equal standing with mustard, gravy and mint sauce. British chefs now believe it is the French and Italian who need to learn from them.
Powerful search by many fields with results sorted by 15 City districts Online booking, Your reviews are what count
Advanced Search features include: Area Search, Alfresco, Business, By the River, Entertainment, Fine Dining, Function Rooms, Gastro Pubs , Group Booking, Michelin Stars, Out of Town, Pre-Theatre, Romantic,
Rooms With A View, Take Away , £15.00 and Under,
3,500 restaurants with all kinds of feedback including TOP 20 by category, polls, most recent reviews. Plus on-line booking and menus
Pubs & Drink
One of the best cases for formation of City government in London is the antiquated liquor licensing laws which require drinking establishments to close at 11pm. truly an embarrassing state of affairs for a global city. A commission to study the dissatisfaction has been formed but has no sense of urgency to it. So keep your preferred night cap in your room unless you have a friend with membership in the many private clubs.
goldgirl.co.uk/ She can tell you everything you need to know about the most exclusive London restaurants, the most fashionable clubs and bars, and where to go party hopping
For information including journey-planning advice try London Transport (24 hours) at 222-1234.
Directory of UK Public Transport Websites Directory of UK Public Transport Websites at pti.org.uk
Comprehensive list, well organized with icons too
Transport for London provide a clever interactive map page as well as printable bus, tube and road maps. You can get a detailed map of the area from streetmap or multimap, and the government's 2006 route finder and transport information service works rather well and will give you directions from wherever you are to the tube station of your choice.
What To Do
Best Of || Information || Guided Tours || Books b || Explore London by roughguides/travelnow
Guided Tour & Walk Directory by Londontown.com
River Trip Directory by LondonTown.com
London Walks || London.email@example.com
Come very well recommended Tel: +44 (0)171-624 3978 http://travel.epicurious.com/
dozen options under ORIENTATION, WALKING, & BOAT Tours
WALKS or the few agencies that organize guided walks
London Landmarks (69) by www.virtual-london.co.uk
Well done with strong details
Lonely Planets London
Good list w/ pics of London & most notable places to visit.
Museums, Galleries & Attractions (65)
www.virtual-london.co.uk Well done with strong details
Monuments, Parks and Gardens (29) - Areas and Squares (17) Trips Out of London
London By Balloon by roughguides/travelnow
Things for Kids in London
Now has it's own section with over 18 ideas in our aForum where you can contribute some tips or ask a question
Kids' Londonby roughguides/travelnow
Call 999 for Emergency EU visitors can get free medical treatment
Emergency & Embassy Contacts by londonnet.co.uk
Media in our sub-site aforum
ThisIsLondon.com || The Evening Standard
No log-in is necessary to gain access to the fast search and deep inter-related archives of The Evening Standard
Requires log-in. to get up to speed quickly on New Britain try
Sunday Times Internet Edition || The Times Internet Edition
Comprehensive Editorial coverage, free after required log-in
A to Z Black London History of Who's who by bbc
The Heart of Africa in the Heart of London
The Africa Centre aims to promote positive awareness about Africa, and to help to empower the African diaspora in the UK, and to support Africa's development aspirations
Latin American Arts News & Culture
They call it INFOLONDRES and they invite you to come visit and deepen your understanding about Brazil.
Blacklibrary.com/news for London
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