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1. Posted by clairemz29 (First Time Poster 1 posts) 14y Star this if you like it!

I am making plans to move to London within the next couple of months. I would love to get advice and hear stories from those who have traveled to London or who live there. Cheers!:)

2. Posted by mtlchica (Respected Member 922 posts) 14y Star this if you like it!

Hi Claire!

The most I've ever seen of London is in a 4-hour lay-over in Heathrow, so I can't really help ya there, but welcome to TP!

Katie ;)

3. Posted by swoopdutch (Budding Member 11 posts) 14y Star this if you like it!

hi claire

i was born and raised in london so i can help with pretty much anything.

If u have lived in new york for a while then you will be fine with big city life.

plenty of history and culture and a good pub and club scene.

any questions then drop me a line


4. Posted by photobug (Budding Member 20 posts) 14y Star this if you like it!

Hi Claire

I've been to London twice, and although dutch would be able to give you the best tips (given that he actually lives there ;)), maybe i can be of service in the tourist department.

The places i liked best were Carnaby street and Leicester Square and Covent Garden. There is so much to do and see, that it's difficult to say exactly where to go in these areas, but what i loved best was the atmosphere (probably all big tourist places, but great nevertheless).

One of the best things about London though is the Underground (the subway system). It's so convenient, you can get anywhere you need to go. Just pick up a tube map and you're set.

Welcome to TP!

5. Posted by shopgirl (Full Member 136 posts) 14y Star this if you like it!

Welcome claire

I live in London (chiswick w london) so when you come over if you want to meet up let me know and i can show you some sights!
As swoopdutch says - there is soooo much to see and do both by day and night. You'll love it - we do!

have a good day