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Things to Know

London is a world city with so much to see – here are our top tips for navigating the capital and doing as the locals do.

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Best Neighborhoods

There's way more to London than Soho, Piccadilly Circus and Oxford Street. Step beyond the center with our guide to the capital's neighborhoods.

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Day Trips

Beaches, cathedrals, pony-filled forests, Harry Potter–esque buildings and more: you can see a whole lot of England on these top day trips from London.

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Money and Costs

London has a reputation as one of the most expensive cities in Europe, but it's perfectly possible to visit – and see the sights – on a budget.

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London has a huge public transportation system, but is not the most intuitive city to navigate. Here's what you need to know about getting around London.

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Free Things to Do

On a budget? London may be expensive but you can still enjoy yourself without melting your wallet. These are the 12 best free things to do in 2024.

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Traveling with Kids

London is a huge city that can be tiring for tiny travelers. Here's how to make the most of a family visit without running out of steam.

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Spending Diaries

I traveled to London to see Paul Mescal on stage. It was the perfect excuse for a long weekend getaway.

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