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London Etiquette – Things to Do or Not Do in London

There are plenty of great things to do in London, but before you visit it is a good idea to take note of some of the things not-to-do while in the capital. Here are some words of wisdom from Londoners about London’s etiquette. Stand on the right on the tube escalator is a rule you will soon become aware of. The left hand side of the escalator is for people moving faster than you and want to pass you by walking up...

A Sampling Of The Best Markets In London

Trudy rounds up the best markets in London to visit so that those backpacking through can get out there and enjoy the markets too!   London is fantastic. It’s a lively, exciting, vibrant city brimming with things to do and places to go. When visiting London I think it’s always best to choose a couple of things you really want to do and make sure you get them done, otherwise you will get caught up...

A Few Unmissable Places To See In The UK: Hot Spots For Travellers

The UK may only be small, but it’s full of tourist attractions that all types of travellers can enjoy. Here are a few recommended treats. Start your journey off by visiting England’s capital, London. Here you’ll find plenty of free things to do, such as visiting the world-famous British Museum, The National Gallery, The Tate Modern, and the atmospheric Camden market. You can also take a trip on the famous...

Fun Things To Do In Dublin: The Outdoor Sights And City Attractions To Help You Enjoy The Craic

This post is brought to you by freelance travel writer, Rebecca, in partnership with OctopusTravel.com. If you’re wondering what to do in Dublin, whether you’re a backpacker, a flashpacker or just simply on a weekend away – this great little guide should point you in the right direction. I haven’t been to Dublin since I was 18 on my first backpacking trip through Europe, now I want to get...

How To Get Cheap London Theatre Tickets – Tips For Budget Backpackers

This guest post comes from Simon over at TheatreBreaks.co.uk – going to the theatre in London is a fantastic experience, so if you can manage to do it (even as a backpacker on a budget) it’s well worth the effort. These tips from Simon will shed some light on how to go about getting yourself some cheap London theatre tickets.     London theatre tickets can be so cheap – yeah yeah, I know...

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