You’re in London for the Olympic Games and would like to add some sightseeing to an already hectic agenda. How do you get around, and where do you go if you don’t have much time?
You’re landing at Heathrow Airport and looking at a long layover. Are you doomed to hours of terminal ennui or can you put the time to good use and see the sights? Where should you go? How would you get there?
Layover London 101 answers these questions. It takes you, step-by-step, from your terminal, through customs, and leads you on a walking tour of many of London’s most iconic sights. It provides precise transportation and walking directions, historic information about each site, and suggestions to help you make the most of the time you have. The sites you will see include
- Big Ben,
- Westminster Abbey,
- The Churchill War Rooms,
- Buckingham Palace, and
- The London Eye.
Rather shop instead? Try the London Layover 101 self-guided shopping tour. It includes all of the famous stores and shopping districts–Harrods, Fortnum & Mason, Liberty, Bond Street, Savile Row, etc.–as well as others not as well known, but rich in opportunity to the dedicated shopper. You can easily tailor the tour to suit your particular interests and available time.
Dez Bartelt is a well-known travel writer and world-class adventurer whose career has taken her throughout the world's great cities, as well as to the peaks of some of its highest mountains.