A List of London Do’s

10 London do’s to add to your list . . . Take a bike tour via Brakeaway Bike Tours of London (highly recommend these guys). See at show at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. Walk the South Bank and contemplate a ride on the London Eye. Plan for public transportation. The London Travel Card is the best bang for your buck….

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Cambridge

Home to stunning architecture + some of history’s greatest thinkers . . . We spent a day touring Cambridge with two of Jake’s former professors. The grounds are beautiful, perfectly manicured and brimming with English charm.

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Borough Market

Locally grown, produced and traded goods since the 13th century . . . Borough Market is my favorite place in London. With over 100 individual stalls, restaurants and local businesses, this market has been buzzing with activity for hundreds of years. They sell everything from  raw meat, organic produce, and artisan goods to gourmet street food that…

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Down by the River Thames

South Bank at Dusk . . . One of the places I like to wander is along the South Bank of the River Thames. It is the perfect walk for sight seeing, giving way to some of London’s most iconic views–the Tower Bridge, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Tate Modern, the Millennium Bridge, the…

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Hunting for Antiques

Bits, bobs and all things vintage . . . Portobello Road is a great place to hunt for London treasures. From silver spoons to a first edition copy of Shakespeare’s greatest, there are plenty of gems to discover. You’ll find costume jewels fit for a queen, an eclectic collection of antique door knobs, or world maps…

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Urban Beekeeping

Rooftop bees buzz along the busy streets of London. Jake’s flatmates from his time in London have taken up the art of beekeeping. Their flat in Camden is the perfect location, only a couple of blocks away from Regent’s Park.

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To Regent’s Park & Up Primrose Hill

London is made for leisurely strolls.   One afternoon we made our way past the canals, by a beautiful Catholic church, towards Regent’s Park, and up to the top of Primrose Hill. The weather was ideal–a cool 65 degrees to be exact. It was perfect for wandering and taking in the sights of the city. The…

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