London

London, United Kingdom

London in a few words? Historic and emblematic monuments, a lot of parks, numerous shops with attractive and creative windows and an incredible number of places for going out and party. All, in an unconventional, unbelievable and vibrant dynamic, surrounded by those charming and crazy English people. In another words, a short stay in London is a must do!

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Summary

London is a great city to feel the international side of Europe, you'll meet a lot of different cultures, food, music and of course people.
Make sure to wander outside touristy avenues, to grasp it's diversity.
Good times to visit London are :

  • For the carnival in August
  • For the big sales after christmass
  • In summer



Transportation

The London transportation system is as efficient as it's expensive. Be sure to get an Oyster card, event if your stay only for a week-end. The journey price is way more if you don't have it, plus you can get fully refunded.
Extra tips :

  • Prefer Buses over the tube, it's cheaper and you get to see the city.
  • If you have a smartphone, make sure to downlo...

Currency

Currency
Exchange Rate 1 EUR = 0.00

The pound is a very expensive currency, so when shopping or paying, always convert to your own currency to get a better understanding of the price.
Some cash machines, show's a "no fee" sign (especially at st-Pancras), but gives you a lower e...

Budget

Again London is an expensive city. Accommodation, Drinking and commuting will eat all your budget.
Sleep

  • Dorm bed: £10-35
  • Hotel room : £60 - £150
  • Airbnb : £40 - £90

Eat 

  • stall food, sandwich : £7 - `15
  • Restaurant : £14 - £25
  • Beer or Cider (pin...

Weather

Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Though famous for its bad weather, London actually plays nice most of the time. Except in summer, you'll get clouds and rain, but apart from that it's a steady and bearable weather.
Best time to visit London is obviously summer, to enjoy park...

Tips

  • Favor the bus instead of the tube
  • Take an umbrella
  • Watch out for currency rates in cash machines

Main Sights

  • London Eye
  • Tower of London
  • Buckingham Palace
  • St Paul's Cathedral
  • Natural History Museum


The Fabric

Fabric is a monument, when it comes to clubbing. Widly famous around the world.

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21-11-2017 06:11 - Corner Sixth Cross & Staines Road, Twickenham , TW2 5PE, London gb

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English language pronunciation lesson test

An English language teacher will be teaching us proper pronunciation of the sounds used in English (vowels and consonants), followed by the pronunciation of common words. All abilities welcome. We will be meeting every weekday in September but you can turn up to as many or as few lessons as you like. Hope to see you there!...

21-11-2017 10:11

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Stroll, recital starring our Shu-Wei Tseng and lunch test

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21-11-2017 11:11 - 18-20 Broadway, Westminster, London gb

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London Art Club - Deep Work test

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21-11-2017 13:11

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Networking and learning meetup test

Join our bi-monthly Networking and learning meetup, for four hours on the 3rd Tuesday afternoon of every other month - alternating with our Monday evening social meetups. We meet for these every time in the portacabin meeting room of the Calthorpe Project community centre on Grays Inn Road. The room can accommodate up to around 15-20. It is just be...

21-11-2017 14:11 - 258-274 Gray's Inn Road , London WC1X 8LH gb

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Julie's Afternoon Coffee at Cafe Zee in West London test

Join Julie who is hosting this relaxed afternoon coffee meet.. Let's meet in Ealing for a relaxed afternoon coffee/tea. Cafe Zee is a lovely friendly coffee house. They have a great range of homemade gluten free and vegan cakes plus savoury snacks. http://www.cafezee.co.uk/ Cafe Zee is opposite the Christ the Saviour church. Look forward to seeing ...

21-11-2017 15:11

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Free Webinar: Managing Spatial Data Using Geopandas in Python test

The pandas library has made data manipulation and analysis far easier in Python. But what happens when you need to analyse and manipulate geospatial data? This webinar will talk you through the use of GeoPandas to create and manipulate data frames with geometric data types covering importing, manipulating and outputting spatial data in Python, conv...

21-11-2017 17:11

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Tuesday Night Gaming at The Sir Christopher Hatton test

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21-11-2017 17:11 - 4 Leather Lane, London EC1N 7RA, London gb

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Rising professionals learning pathways: fulltime & freelance test

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21-11-2017 18:11

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Games and Pizza Evening @ The Chandos test

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21-11-2017 18:11 - 31 Colindale Ave, Edgware, London, , NW9 5DS gb

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