10 Important Things to Know Before Visiting London

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100 Things To Do in London 🇬🇧

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What to Pack When Visiting London

These are the most important things to pack for your visit to London. I'm telling you what to pack for your trip to London, including clothing, non-clothing items, and what you DON'T want to bring in your suitcase on your trip to London. **Scroll down for my free London guide... My other London advice videos: What to Wear While Visiting London: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRNIaZr_Gc4&list=PL6u96nZN-L_bjBvhTdAYvq0EpL3y-At9C&index=20 How to Deal With the Weather While Visiting London: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vrxqPDNuzFA&list=PL6u96nZN-L_bjBvhTdAYvq0EpL3y-At9C&index=7 How to Get Around London: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TaArq1R1n1c&list=PL6u96nZN-L_bjBvhTdAYvq0EpL3y-At9C&index=2 Subscribe for more videos like this every week (it's free): https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=loveandlondon ****Get my FREE London 101 Guide! http://loveandlondon.com/london-101-guide-main?utm_source=Youtube&utm_medium=video&utm_campaign=What%20to%20Pack **** Mentioned in this video: US to UK travel adapters: http://fave.co/1OTHF4b Is it dual voltage? http://www.ehow.co.uk/how_2241463_identify-dual-voltage-appliances.html Love and London has hundreds of free tips for your London visit. Say thanks by buying me a beer: https://ko-fi.com/loveandlondon Behind-the-scenes London-y stuff on Instagram: http://instagram.com/loveandlondon Free London 101 Guide for first-time London visitors: https://goo.gl/Eh3HP3 Comprehensive and flexible 3-Day London Itinerary: http://loveandlondon.com/3-day-london-itinerary?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=video&utm_campaign=description%20link All of my best London tips are in The Local Guide to London: https://goo.gl/qT2XVh The only London tours I recommend: https://goo.gl/UbrXQS London resources (airport transfers, SIM cards, etc.): https://goo.gl/nsZZ64 Music Provided by NoCopyrightSounds: Kontinuum - First Rain: www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKI1P2gEK54 Kontinuum: https://soundcloud.com/Kontinuum

24 Hours in London Travel Guide

Join us for our 24 Hours in London travel guide as we cover attractions, food and nightlife worth experiencing. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to visit London and experience something different in the city for every hour of the day? Well, that is exactly what we did in this travel video covering a different experience for every single hour of the day. 7:00 am - Waking up at CitizenM Hotel 8:00 am - Coffee at Cape Barako 9:00 am - Views from Parliament Hill in Hampstead Heath 10:00 am - Visiting the Tate Modern 11:00 am - Changing of the Guard 12:00 pm - Thames Rockets Speedboat Ride 13:00 pm - Lunch at Borough Market 14:00 pm - Watching a West End Show 15:00 pm - Mad Hatter Afternoon Tea 16:00 pm - Shopping at Seven Dials 17:00 pm - Riding the Slide at Arcelor Mittal Orbit 18:00 pm - Enjoying street art in Croydon 19:00 pm - Attending the ‘Lates’ at the Royal Academy of Arts 20:00 pm - Pop up concert with Sofar Sounds 21:00 pm - Dinner at PopBrixton 22:00 pm - Board games at Draughts 23:00 pm - Live music at The Blues’ Kitchen 24:00 pm - Playing darts at Flight Club 01:00 am - Drinks and music at Cahoots 02:00 am - Cocktails and dim sum at Opium 03:00 am - Clubbing at KOKO 04:00 am - Late night eats at Beigel Bake 05:00 am - Early morning walk along the Southbank 06:00 am - Breakfast with a view at Duck & Waffle We offer off-the-beaten path suggestions that won't find in a typical London tourism brochure or London itinerary. Do you agree with our suggestions? What would your ultimate 24 hours in London experience be like? Official Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVpIb69BV1M This video was made possible through partnership with Visit Britain (https://www.visitbritain.com/gb/en), Visit London (https://www.visitlondon.com/) & iambassador (http://www.iambassador.net/) OUR GEAR Panasonic GH5: http://amzn.to/2yqTUyi Canon G7X ii: http://amzn.to/2yqtM6B 24 Hours in London Travel Guide Video Transcript: London. Like many world capitals, this is a city that never sleeps, and on my most recent visit, I got to experience that firsthand. My challenge was to discover 24 unique experiences in London – one for every hour of the day! From secret speakeasies to living room concerts, and whimsical afternoon teas to bustling food markets, I scoured the city to bring you the following 24 hours in London! Let’s begin. I skipped breakfast to visit a coffee shop in Hampstead! With a bit of caffeine in my system, I continued on to my 9:00 am activity which was walking up Parliament Hill in Hampstead Heath with a great lookout point of the city skyline. Set in a former power station it is home to the national collection of British art from 1900 to the present. I got off at Westminster Station and walked over to Horse Guards Parade for my next activity. If you’re visiting with kids there’s a section inside the museum where you can try on different uniforms. Cruising down the Thames is a classic way to experience London while hearing interesting London facts that you won’t find in any guidebook. With hundreds of food stalls selling everything. What can you do in the middle of the afternoon in London? I made my way over to the West End for a show. Having afternoon tea at the Sanderson was like stumbling down a rabbit hole and being transported to the world of Alice in Wonderland. Everything from the menu to the teapots to the ‘drink me’ potions was just right! The RISEGallery has been doing a lot of work to help connect local artists with property owners, and this has resulted in some beautiful murals. I attended my first Late where museums and art galleries stay open after hours, offering extended admission or putting on special events. I got to experience Sofar Sounds, which is a pop-up concert that takes place in people’s living rooms. It’s not until 24 hours before the event that you are emailed the address and the names of the artists performing that night. Then at 11pm, for a bit of live music, it was onwards to The Blues Kitchen in Brixton, where they do barbecue, bourbon, and blues. Flight Club is a bar that puts a twist on the traditional English pub by adding modern darts into the equation. With the clock striking one, my next stop transported me to London in the 1940s. This bar was set in an attic and it had a bit of speakeasy vibe. There mixing all sorts of fun cocktails. We checked out London’s nightlife scene at 3 am with dance moves at KOKO. Last but not least, the final activity of my 24 hours in London was breakfast at Duck & Waffle. Located on a 40th floor, this restaurant has amazing views of Central London and they are open 24 hours a day. And that’s a wrap for my 24 hours in London! I hope you enjoyed following along and that also got a few ideas for your own trip. As you can see, this city has plenty to offer, no matter the time of day. Wishing you happy travels and see you next time! Music by DJ Quads: https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads

How To Travel Around London and Buy an Oyster Card - Important Tips!

Here are some very important tips on how to travel around London and buy an oyster card. Especially if it is your first time visiting London, if you aren't careful you can end up paying a lot more for your travel so it's important you pay the right fare. You can use your oyster card or contactless payment card for lots of different types of transport on London TFL services. This includes buses, trains, tubes, Thames Clipper boats, trams and even the Emirates Airline cable cars. My favourite thing to do is to travel on the old Number 15 routemaster buses. A real icon of London. I'll show you all the tips and tricks on how to behave like a true Londoner and not to be barged out of the way by the locals when travelling on transport in London. There are other ways to pay for London Transport including Apple Pay on your iphone or with a contactless credit or debit card. But I think it's easiest to get an oyster card when you first arrive. Try to avoid buying paper tickets because they cost more!! And the buses don't accept money so you must have an oyster or credit card or apple pay. Subscribe on Youtube ➜ https://www.youtube.com/joolzguides SUPPORT MY CHANNEL ON PATREON ➜ https://www.patreon.com/joolzguides CONTACT ME FOR A PRIVATE GUIDED WALK ➜ http://joolzguides.com -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "Tower of London to Wapping - London's Best Riverside Walk" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZs1kkqWwU8 -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-


In this video I talk about typical London attractions like the markets, Buckingham Palace, the usual tourist locations like Piccadilly Circus, and the more unusual things to do in London like seeing what East London has to offer and what to do in London for free at night. You don't need money to have a great time in London! As a backpacker, I know how great it is to do things for free in a new city. So I thought I'd share my knowledge of the city I know best, to help all of you who travel to London have a fun-filled, inexpensive city break! Here’s where we go in the video: 1. Museums - Natural History, Tate Modern, British Museum 2. Parks - Hyde Park, Regent's Park, Richmond Park 3. Markets - Camden, Portobello, Columbia Road 4. Royals - Buckingham Palace, St James's Park 5. Embankment at night 6. Southbank 7. Sunrise at Primrose Hill 8. East London - Brick Lane, Box Park, Chance Street 9. Window Shopping - Harrods, Selfridges 10. Tourist Snaps - Southbank, Chance Street, London Eye, Piccadilly Circus, Abbey Road London is big! There are a lot of activities, fun things, for adults, for kids, and a lot of them are expensive. But if you plan well and think ahead there’s so much London has to offer that’s cheap or free. This video’s not meant to be a definitive guide as to things to do in London, it’s just my advice about what I have enjoyed or I think is fun to do for free. If you’re on vacation or a Brit heading to London for the first time, let me know, I’d love to hear from you! Send me a pic or message. For more general tips on backpacking and travelling, check out my top tips: https://youtu.be/dyujisFqG7M Check out Charles’ channel too: YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/user/Wandergasm Instagram - wandergasm ------------------------------------------------------------------- MORE TRAVELLING TIPS: - SAVING UP TO GO TRAVELLING: https://youtu.be/UPcY452Fq48 BUDGETING WHILE TRAVELLING: https://youtu.be/HCBs_8SBnSE TOP TIPS BACKPACKING SOLO: https://youtu.be/BwKR95ajkA8 HOW TO PICK A GOOD HOSTEL: https://youtu.be/xJoJvluan0c ------------------------------------------------------------------- WHERE ELSE TO FIND ME: - FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/backpackingb... INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/christianne... SNAPCHAT: christianneris TWITTER: https://www.twitter.com/ChristianneRis PINTEREST: https://www.pinterest.com/christianneris EMAIL: Business enquiries only please - christiannerisman93@gmail.com If you want to ask me a quick question, best catch me on Twitter or Snapchat. ------------------------------------------------------------------- EQUIPMENT USED TO MAKE THIS VIDEO: Canon 600D Jobe Gorilla Tripod iMovie on Mac ------------------------------------------------------------------- MUSIC IN THIS VIDEO: YouTube Audio Library: Happy Alley by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-... Artist: http://incompetech.com/ Stay - Otis McDonald ------------------------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------------------------- MY FILMING & EDITING EQUIPMENT: Panasonic Lumix GH5 https://amzn.to/2KbIFEt Canon G7X https://amzn.to/2yK4NAk Jobe Gorilla Tripod https://amzn.to/2tvPqX9 GoPro Hero 5 https://amzn.to/2KlkyCk FinalCut Pro https://amzn.to/2tCeI5e -------------------------------------------------------------------

These are some things to know before your first visit to London. My ten tips will make your visit to London easier and help you not stick out as a tourist. London underground tips, how to tip in restaurants, and how to pronounce some of the trickier names, and more.

**Updates and corrections:
- They call it the River Thames (not Thames River)
- For all oyster cards, zone charges have increased. For example, travel via zones 1-2 for the day (plus any bus rides) it costs £6.60 the most for that day

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How to Get Around London - 8 Transportation Options: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TaArq1R1n1c&list=PL6u96nZN-L_bjBvhTdAYvq0EpL3y-At9C&index=1
Is the London Pass worth it? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0m1Rjw6GQU
What to Pack When Visiting London: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlFIY6ZiMI0

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CityMapper App: https://citymapper.com/
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Kontinuum: https://soundcloud.com/Kontinuum

Love and London has hundreds of free tips for your London visit. Say thanks by buying me a beer: https://ko-fi.com/loveandlondon

Behind-the-scenes London-y stuff on Instagram: http://instagram.com/loveandlondon
Free London 101 Guide for first-time London visitors: https://goo.gl/Eh3HP3
Comprehensive and flexible 3-Day London Itinerary: http://loveandlondon.com/3-day-london-itinerary?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=video&utm_campaign=description%20link
All of my best London tips are in The Local Guide to London: https://goo.gl/qT2XVh
The only London tours I recommend: https://goo.gl/UbrXQS
London resources (airport transfers, SIM cards, etc.): https://goo.gl/nsZZ64

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