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The Ultimate Guide For First-Time Visitors to London

The Ultimate Guide For First-Time Visitors to London, London, England (B)

London stole my heart back in 2002. Well, actually, it first stole my passport—I believe I got a piece of paper with “DETAINED” stamped on it in exchange. Apparently, peeps working at the Heathrow airport had never seen an unaccompanied minor at the ripe age of 14 flying solo into the country. My young looks didn’t help either, but that’s another story. I remember them being nice and asking if I wanted juice or something to eat (I just wanted to go to the loo, thank you very much, being too frightened because this was not how my London vacation was supposed to start!) Well, it toughened me up. There’s nothing airport related I am afraid of after that experience. 

I don’t remember much from my first visit to London, though I wasn’t that young. But I do remember the feeling very accurately: being crazy in love with what I believed was the most amazing place in the world. 15 years later, I still believe that. In fact, London is the most amazing place in the world, and I don’t think that will ever change for me. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: The Ultimate Guide For First-Time Visitors to London
Guide Location: England » London
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tihana Smiljanic
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Houses of Parliament
  • Big Ben
  • 10 Downing Street
  • Trafalgar Square
  • Nelson’s Column
  • Leicester Square
  • Ben & Jerry’s scoop shop
  • Soho Square Gardens
  • Z Café
  • Oxford Street
  • Piccadilly Circus
  • Buckingham Palace
  • Westminster Abbey
  • Westminster Bridge
  • London Eye
  • Globe Theatre
  • Millennium Bridge
  • St Paul’s Cathedral
  • Tower of London
  • Tower Bridge
  • Shangri La Hotel
  • British Museum
  • Tate Modern
  • Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
  • National Gallery and National Portrait Gallery
  • The Knight’s Templar
  • Ceviche
  • Covent Garden
  • Borough Market
  • Camden Lock Market
  • Book Warehouse
  • Kensington Palace
  • Platform 9 ¾

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