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The view from the Shard: a new and expanded panorama of London – interactive

The view from the Shard: a new and expanded panorama of London – interactive | Tourism in London :) | Scoop.it
Take a look at our 360-degree panorama of London's newest view from the top of the Shard – featuring your top sights and sounds
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I thought it would be nice to finish the assignment with this link because here you can see London in 360-degree and you can even hear the sounds! It's like you are actually there.

 

I think that this assignment was very interesting. especially because I have been in London for a year and I enjoyed every minute there!

Even though I've been there and I knew a lot of places, I learned a lot more from this task. :)

 

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London Article - Is London Shopping Expensive?

London Article - Is London Shopping Expensive? | Tourism in London :) | Scoop.it
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The main idea in this article is to discuss the shopping issue in London..is it expensive? or you can find also cheap prices?

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London: London's Transport History - TripAdvisor

London: London's Transport History - TripAdvisor | Tourism in London :) | Scoop.it
Inside London: London's Transport History - Before you visit London, visit TripAdvisor for the latest info and advice, written for travelers by travelers.
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" In 1863, something happened in London which the world had never seen before..."

If you want to read about London's transport history, you should read this article.

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Celebrate 75 Years Of RT-Type Double Deck Buses

Celebrate 75 Years Of RT-Type Double Deck Buses | Tourism in London :) | Scoop.it
In the Year of the Bus.
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Every tourist is excited to be on a double-decker bus and now in London they are celebrating 75 years of RT-type double deck buses :)

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WATCH: A London Tourist Achieves The Impossible

WATCH: A London Tourist Achieves The Impossible | Tourism in London :) | Scoop.it
Well, we say 'palace guard' - because that's what the title of the video is. But this chap actually appears to be on sentry duty at Horse Guards Parade on Whitehall. But hey - what's a different job title between old friends (which is, amazingly, what these two guys turn out to be)?
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In this link you can watch a short movie that shows how a tourist is doing the impossible thing in London and gets a palace guard to smile! say cheese :)

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Foreign visitor figures to London soared in summer of 2013

Foreign visitor figures to London soared in summer of 2013 | Tourism in London :) | Scoop.it
London is world's most visited city: Foreign tourist figures soared in summer of 2013, potentially pushing it ahead of rivals Bangkok, Paris and New York.
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The main idea in this article is to find out if London is the world's most visited city.

According to the city's mayor, Boris Johnson: "These incredible figures prove that London is without doubt the greatest city on the planet."

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Royal Parks

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Once the recreational lands of the British monarchy, today the Royal Parks comprise nearly 5,000 acres of open parkland in and around London. Take a break from city life and stroll among ancient trees, flower-filled meadows and relaxing green spaces.
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Here you can find an information about the royal parks in London.

you can read recommendations for things to do there and see nice photos that people took in the parks.

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The Best of British - British Slang

The Best of British - British Slang | Tourism in London :) | Scoop.it
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At this website you can learn about the British slang - "The American's guide to speaking British"..

It's funny how people at different places speak in many different ways!

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10 Reasons to Visit London

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London is one of the world's great cities. There are many reasons to visit London but here are our top 10
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In this site you can read about the top 10 reasons to visit London!

from the great West end theatre to fun shopping areas - all the expensive or cheap ones..

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HowStuffWorks "How the London Eye Works"

HowStuffWorks "How the London Eye Works" | Tourism in London :) | Scoop.it
The London Eye was built for the milleneum celebration, but the attraction has outlasted its originally slated stay. Learn more about the London Eye.
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The London Eye - Observation structure.

This article is about the London eye and how David Marks and his wife made this observation structure alive :)

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Olympic London deserted: it's a great time to be a tourist in the capital

Olympic London deserted: it's a great time to be a tourist in the capital | Tourism in London :) | Scoop.it
Patrick Kingsley: Londoners were warned of huge queues for everything during the Olympics. Instead the roads are eerily quiet, restaurants empty and museums deserted
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In this article, the writer is talking about the "olympic London" and why it is such a great time to be a tourist in the capital at this time..

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Markets And Shopping Events: May 2014

Markets And Shopping Events: May 2014 | Tourism in London :) | Scoop.it
Vintage sales, pop-ups and more.
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"It’s easy to get caught up in the large shopping centres and accessible chain stores that London has to offer. But look a little further and there are plenty of one-off shopping events too."

If you want to come and visit in London, you might want to check the best day to come - here you can read about markets and shopping events!

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11 Trivial Things That Make Londoners Really Angry

11 Trivial Things That Make Londoners Really Angry | Tourism in London :) | Scoop.it
Hell is other people.
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If you are a tourist in London, there are a few things you should know before you come.

Here are 11 things that make Londoners really angry and you should avoid from doing...

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TOP 10 Hidden Tourist Attractions in London

TOP 10 Hidden Tourist Attractions in London | Tourism in London :) | Scoop.it
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Here we can see the top 10 lesser-known yet equally stunning attractions that you can find in London!

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Record tourist boom boosts London

Record tourist boom boosts London | Tourism in London :) | Scoop.it
Hosting the Olympics has given London a massive boost on the world stage, with record numbers of foreigners flocking to the capital, official figures reveal today.
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"Hosting the Olympics has given London a massive boost on the world stage.."

This article talks about hosting the Olympics and how many visitors came to London as a reasult.

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Visit England - The Splendour of England

Visit England - The Splendour of England | Tourism in London :) | Scoop.it
Visiting England? Check out some of the breathtaking splendour that England has to offer to tourists and overseas visitors?
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"...the city of London, itself one of the world's biggest tourist attractions and a hotbed of drama, intrigue and nefarious activity throughout its long and turbulent tenure as England's capital city...

England is a patchwork blanket of picturesque idylls and historic retreats just waiting to be discovered."

In this article, you can read about the great things you can see in London and all over England.

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London Tube and buses begin trialling smartphone payments (again)

London Tube and buses begin trialling smartphone payments (again) | Tourism in London :) | Scoop.it
Despite suggestions that NFC payments were too slow, London's Tube and bus networks appear ready once again for some contactless disruption. According to
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"...have engaged in talks with Transport for London (TfL) to provide mobile wallets that will let travellers pay for their ticket using only their smartphone."

In this link you can see "breaking news" about a new thing that is going on with the transport in London.

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3 days in London, Travel Guide on TripAdvisor

3 days in London, Travel Guide on TripAdvisor | Tourism in London :) | Scoop.it
Explore London with the "3 days in London" Travel Guide on TripAdvisor.
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What would you do if you have only 3 days in London..?!

There are so many places to visit!!

are you confused? "so here's how to get the most out of London in just a few days."

In this link you can read about the places you should see and visit :)

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London Tube

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The London Underground network, or the Tube, is a great way to get around the city. Grab an Oyster card and a free map and explore London's top attractions
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"The London Underground rail network, or or "the Tube" is a great way to travel to and from Central London and will be an integral part of most people's stay in the UK capital."

In this link you can learn a bit about the London Tube.

There are explanations and tips for tube travellers!

Good luck ;)

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London Travel Video Guide

London is an exciting and pulsating metropolis of the new millennium, a melting pot of both people and culture and a fascinating city of diverse contrasts. T...
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This video sums up a lot of the places that tourists go to in London and adds a bit history to each part! Great video!

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