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London is a city of options: bus, tube, boat or Boris Bike, to take just one example. So, what method of transport should you use to get to where you want to be and how does each one actually work? We’ll keep you up-to-date on all things practical here, from buying a SIM card for your phone while traveling to catching a classic Routemaster bus. Enjoy reading how to plan your journeys and everything else you need for a perfect stay in London.

  • Get Ready for 24 Hour Tube Travel in London

    Get Ready for 24 Hour Tube Travel in London

    Big news! Later this year the London Tube will have 24 hour service on Fridays and Saturdays. Perfect for catching that show in the West End and enjoying the night scene! Find out which lines and stations will be offering 24 hour service.

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  • Buy a SIM Card to Save Big on Roaming Charges!

    Buy a SIM Card to Save Big on Roaming Charges!

    Planning to make calls or use travel apps on your smartphone while in London? It’s the best way to keep in touch with family or work while traveling, too. Check out our tips for where to buy a SIM card when you arrive to save big on roaming charges!

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  • Beat Jet Lag with Italy Perfect’s Tips

    Beat Jet Lag with Italy Perfect’s Tips

    Heading to a new country for a vacation is thrilling, but can also mean struggling to adjust to a new time zone. Check out Italy Perfect’s top three tips to beat jet lag so you can spend more time enjoying your holiday!

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  • The Best Way to Get Around London – On the Bus!

    The Best Way to Get Around London – On the Bus!

    London’s bus system is a marvel! It’s remarkably easy to use, connects all the top spots in the city and is significantly cheaper than the Tube or a taxi. Even better, you get to sit back and enjoy some fine city sightseeing from the top of the double-decker bus! Find out more about traveling around on the iconic red buses in London.

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