London travel guide

Quick Facts before visiting London:

💱Currency: British Pound £
💶 Budget for a trip to London: The average daily cost for a trip to London is £190 a night for both food and accommodation.
💜 Is tipping required in London? Tipping in London is not required or part of the culture as it is in America. Sometimes you will find it included in your bill as a service charge which can even be removed if you want.
☀️Best time to Visit: April or May to see the blossoms, Autumn to see the Autumn leaves, December to see the Christmas decorations, or Summer which is peak time.
🏥 Travel Insurance in London: I recommend SafetyWing which will cover you in case of trip cancellations or any accidents during your travels.


the perfect itinerary by a local

4 days in London

Looking to spend 4 days in London? Then here’s the perfect itinerary from a local. Sure, we will cover the highlights here like Buckingham Palace and Big Ben but let’s also add a bit of hidden gems into the mix and see what all London truly has to offer.

Non-touristy things to do in London

Hidden Gems in London to Explore!

If you follow my posts here and on Instagram, you’ll know I love a good hidden gem whether it be in a big city like London or a small unknown village. London has many unexplored places, hidden in the midst of the city and the outskirts. In this post, I show alternatives to touristy places in London.

neighborhood guides:

solo travel in london

Is it safe to travel lonodn solo?

Your guide to navigating London solo.


Planning to solo travel in London?

London is the perfect place to explore solo especially if you love great food, history, beautiful architecture, and more! London has so much to offer. As a first time solo traveler to London, you will be in great hands if English is your primary language. You’ll have no language barrier to deal with besides the funny slight differences in British vs American words. Plus, everyone is so friendly and welcoming in the UK.

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