England, London Guide (B): London Makes a Great Date

London Makes a Great Date
Every time I've received the SNCF (France's national railway) deal emails about London, it's been impossible to go. Oh, volleyball. Oh, basketball. Oh, made plans to go somewhere else already. (Yes. Those are the only 3 things our lives really revolve around.)

But this time was different.

St. Pancras Station.

I opened my inbox in August, and ta-da! Go to London and back on the Eurostar for only 69€ each! If that sounds expensive to you, let's reflect on the fact that usually Eurostar tickets run at over 120€...each direction. We booked tickets to go on Wednesday morning and come back super early Thursday. Booked a night with an AirBnB location close to St. Pancras International. Booked dinner at Porter's and show at the Savoy.

Ready for our out-of-country date night?

We had an hour to kill before checking into our Eurostar train. (Always be sure to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to departure. They have customs and passport checks and everything.) Best way to kill an hour in Paris is always in a café.

Tea and coffee, merci!

We had a pretty simple agenda. Arrive in London. Check-in to the AirBnB hotel. Eat lunch. Take the tube to the Sherlock Holmes Museum. Return to hotel to get ready for dinner and the show. Sleep. Get back on the first Eurostar the next morning.

(We had a slight change of plans after we found out that - WHAT - my Uncle Mike and Aunt Daphne were also in London!!! So after the show, the plan evolved into spending time with them, ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: London Makes a Great Date
Guide Location: England » London
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Porter's   Savoy   Sherlock Holmes Museum   Regent's Park   Beaufort Bar   St. Pancras Station  
Author: Christy Swagerty
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