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The Best Museums in London that are Free!

29Apr

London is full of amazing places for curiosities, history, and niches. And being a city well-known for this and its museums, there are plenty of places that one should visit when in London. What’s more? The majority of these amazing museums are free to visit (but offer some paid exhibitions). Here are some of our favourites that you should visit when you are in town.

See all of London from the Shard

20Apr

Stand with your head in the clouds and see London from the top of the tallest tower in Western Europe

If you’ve ever wanted to climb the tallest tower in Western Europe, then in London is the place to do it. The Shard was built by Italian architect Renzo Piano in 2012. With its glassy, futuristic feel the Shard was actually influenced by the 18th century spires of old London seen in the artworks of Canaletto.

Events and activities for March in London

03Mar

The snow has gone and it’s warmly up for some beautiful Spring weather. March is one of the best times to visit many of the gardens of London, such as Kew Gardens and Kensington Palace Gardens, as many of London’s most vibrant flowers will be beginning to bloom. Here are a list of of few things happening in London during this month…

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