This week Judy Hutchinson asks: Why, when one drives up to the Savoy, is it altered so that you drive on the right side of the street? This is a very good question and it makes this the only street in the UK where you drive on the right like in America. This is said to date from the days of the hackney carriage when a cab driver would reach his arm out of the driver's … [Read more...] about London FAQ’s: Why is the Savoy Driveway Reversed?
London FAQ’s: What are the Oldest and Newest Buildings in London?
We asked our Fans on Facebook to ask us their burning questions about London. We've chosen the best questions and over the next few weeks, we'll answer them. Have your own burning questions about London? Contact us and ask! Kathy Culwell asks: What are the oldest and newest buildings in London? This was a fun question to explore. The oldest surviving building still … [Read more...] about London FAQ’s: What are the Oldest and Newest Buildings in London?
Layover 101 – Things to do on a Layover near London Heathrow Airport
Editor's Note: Have a long layover in London - here are some ideas for what you can do with your down time at London Heathrow near the airport. Essentially you can do virtually anything if you know the options and you have the time. The big problem are: choosing what to do? knowing where to go to do it? knowing how to get there? knowing the cost of what you want to … [Read more...] about Layover 101 – Things to do on a Layover near London Heathrow Airport
London FAQ’s: How Much To Save for a Trip to London for 2 Weeks?
Dear Anglotopia: I'm a 21 year old from Chicago and I've been saving to visit London for a while now. It would be my first time there and I would be going by myself for about 2 weeks. I wasn't sure of how much to save first off, where to stay for cheap, and if it's safe for a girl to travel alone? Any other info would be wonderful :) I look forward to hearing back from … [Read more...] about London FAQ’s: How Much To Save for a Trip to London for 2 Weeks?
London FAQ: Should You Spring for a Hotel in Central London or Stay Further Afield and Save?
Editor's Note: This is the first in an ongoing series on questions that we get about London and our best answers. Dear Londontopia: Hello! My family and I are American Expats and we are living in Germany. We are very interested in visiting London, most likely for a couple of days in the last two weeks of September. We have heard that staying right in London is very expensive. … [Read more...] about London FAQ: Should You Spring for a Hotel in Central London or Stay Further Afield and Save?