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  • Getting Around London

    Getting Around London

    If you’ve never been to London before then you may find the thought of getting around the city somewhat daunting. With the population of Greater London estimated at more than 7 million people, this is a bustling city on a grand scale. So what’s the best way to get around the British capital? Fortunately, you do have a good number of options open to you. The London Underground, for example, is the oldest underground mass transit system in Europe and consists of some 275 stations on 12 separate lines. Generally speaking, you’ll find that the stations are very close together, with central London being particularly well covered (there are 63 stations in central London alone). You’ll find Underground (or “Tube”, as its known…

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  • Finding London Hotels Close to Tube and Rail Stations

    Finding London Hotels Close to Tube and Rail Stations

    Choosing London hotels based on location can make getting around during your vacation both simple and affordable. Renting a car while on vacation can be very costly. Between the rental fees, additional insurance, parking, and tollbooths, transportation expenses stack up quickly. Fortunately, public transportation is readily available in magnificent London and there are a number of hotels located just a short walking distance to various underground and rail stations. Because many of the city’s attractions are also located close to these stations, sightseeing can be done quickly, easily, and affordably. Unlike the roadways in the United States, the streets in London are tight and narrow, making them difficult to navigate. Excessive vehicles on the streets cause traffic congestion and…

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