London Journals

Surviving London

A May 2006 trip to London by natureboy_08

Quote: London can be a real test on the wallet, especially central London. Here are some great survival and starting point tips that worked for us.

Surviving London

Overview

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We arrived in London on 23rd May. We had a friend living there at the time so we were given a free place to stay off the Thames. Being quite well off he didn't worry at all about money. Always wanted to take a cab and eat at restaurants. We, on the other hand, had certain financial concerns so we opted to search around for the best deals and hoofed it as much as possible. Hopefully through some of my experiences you can find some ideas for your own discovery of London.Quick Tips: Don't just settle for a restaurant, poke around or ask for some cheap local places. Covenant Gardens is a great launching pad for absorbing London.Best Way To Get Around: By foot in my opinion, but sinc...Read More

Covent Garden

Attraction | "Covent Gardens Food Court"

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Since you could get something to eat from anywhere in the range of 90 pence to 3 pounds it was a great experience. The food in the courts is good and safe - at least we didn't have any problems, and did I say cheap? We had pastries with lamb meat for only 90 pence. A chicken sandwich for only 1 pound and a fresh large personal pizza for only 1.50 pounds. Also you eat with mainly locals who sneak past the souvenir stalls of Covenant Gardens to eat at their food courts.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on October 10, 2006

Covent Garden
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