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  • London’s Borough Market

    London’s Borough Market

    There is nothing quite like the sights and smells of a bustling market. London’s Borough Market, located in Southwark, just a few minutes walk from Tower Bridge, literally smacks the visitor in the face with its abundance of culinary choices. Be it hard to find Indian spices, or the best bangers and mash in the country, all manner of exotic pleasures can be found at Borough Market. A long, long time ago… In 43ad Roman legions arrived at the south bank of the Thames on their way to the city of London and came across the early Borough Market. In order to reach the city, they needed to build a bridge to cross the river. The bridge they built was the first incarnation of London Bridge, and it is probably no coincidence that it was built…

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  • Discover London Borough of Camden

    Discover London Borough of Camden

    The London Borough of Camden includes a vast area of London covering of inner London, north of the West End and City of London. The area spans 22 square km and covers many vibrant areas such as Covent Garden, Holburn, Hampstead and Kingís Cross. It is quite a new borough and only created in 1965 when the three metropolitan boroughs were combined. The three metropolitan boroughs were called Hampstead, St. Pancras and Holborn. Since this time, there has been huge development and expansion which has benefited residents, businesses and tourists. The borough encompases a range of postcodes and area including N1 (Angel and King’s Cross ), N6 (Fortune Green, Highgate, Kilburn and West Hampstead ), N7( Islington ), NW1 (Somers Town, Camden Town, Kings Cross, Primrose Hill and Regents…

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  • Shopping In London

    Shopping In London

    A trip to London is not complete without viewing the Buckingham Palace, taking a tour of the Houses of Parliament, or riding the London Eye. With that said, don’t rule out everyday activities. Even if you are traveling on a budget and have limited money for souvenirs, still checkout the great shops listed below. The Portobello Road Market The Portobello Road Market is one of the world’s largest antique markets. It is located in the Kensington and Chelsea neighborhoods of London. On Saturdays, when the market is open, you will find rows and rows of booths setup by antique dealers and other vendors. Available for sale you can find a wide range of goods, including clothes, crafts, books, and art. Although the Portobello Road Market is only open on the weekends, nearby shops are open all…

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