Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • How do you plan your trips?
  • Please help us learn by participating in a brief survey.
View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Beaune France
  2. 2 Advice on Sicily & Aeolian Islands
  3. 3 advance tickets?
  4. 4 2 nights in the Montreux-Vevey-Lavaux area
  5. 5 Rome neighborhoods equivalent to arrondissements 6 and 7 in Paris?
  6. 6 38 Days in Paris
  7. 7 European Travel & Trivia Quiz #162
  8. 8 roadtrip from Barcelona to Madrid
  9. 9 A week in Paris
  10. 10 June Festivals in Lisbon?
  11. 11 Trip Report Houses, Gardens & Walking in England
  12. 12 Torre Sponda apartments in Positano- anyone familiar?
  13. 13 Day trips: which ones are must-do?
  14. 14 Corpus Christi in Toledo?
  15. 15 car rental in Dubrovnik
  16. 16 Crete/Athens June 2017
  17. 17 Where to stay in September in the Swiss Alps
  18. 18 Trip Report Roman Roamings: 2 Weeks of Wanderings
  19. 19 question on Barcelona itinerary
  20. 20 Suggestions for Switzerland-Italy Trip??
  21. 21 Cordoba Overnight?
  22. 22 Trip Report "Paris? Again?" And an odd pickpocketing
  23. 23 4 Days In Northern Italy advice
  24. 24 UZES & NIMES OR Orange & Châteauneuf du Pape
  25. 25 The Dordogne & Loire Valley?
View next 25 » Back to the top

Resources / How-to be better prepared to make the most of London trip

Jump to last reply

Hi all,

I am heading to London for couple of weeks in first week of November. I would be staying near Green Park - Piccadilly Circus area. This is my first visit. I want to make the most of it. I would be glad if you could recommend any books, specific guides, online resources, podcasts, apps, etc that I could go through or have with me when in London, to understand the city better from the following points of view:

1. Context - Historical, societal, architectural understanding

2. Practical - For ease of navigation

3. Recommendations - restaurants (vegetarian-friendly), must-do's for first visit, shopping

4. Events - be up-to-date with the schedule of latest art gallery exhibits, theatre, talks, etc

I have varied interests and at this stage, I am looking to explore London as much as possible from diverse points of view.

Thanks in advance.

50 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement