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    • 7 hour Layover at Heathrow- meeting someone at the Airport

      Heathrow Apr 22, 2015 at 9:14 AM

      We are traveling from Canada and we have a 7 hours transit before leaving to Sri Lanka. We will be arriving at T5 and next  flight will be from T3. I need to meet my brother who lives in London during the layover. Since we are traveling with Canadian passports i guess we dont need visa to enter UK.

      Since we are not planning to go any where else, I can ask him to come to the air port but im not sure to which terminal. If I take the free bus service from T5 to T3, will I be able to go through the immigration at T3 and meet my brother at the air port . Or should I meet him at the terminal 5 ? He will not be traveling so he cant come through the security checking. 

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    • non connection flights

      London Apr 22, 2015 at 12:51 PM

      If I have not baggage to pick up, I will just have cabin baggage is it possible to use the Flight Connections to go to my next flight if I have an e-ticket. I will be landing in Terminal 2 with Singapore and flying out of the same Terminal with Aer Lingus but I have separate tickets. Or if I checked in on-line on the way over and had a boarding card would that work better? Also any ideas how long before you can check in on-line for an Aer Lingus flight? Looking forward to some helpful feedback. Thanks

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      Short connection Terminal 5 and Terminal 2

      Heathrow Yesterday

      Hi everyone,

      I have booked flights with Singapore Airlines from Edinburgh to Singapore next month. I arrive at Heathrow Terminal 5 at 0925on a BA flight and leave from Terminal 2 with Singapore Airlines at 1130 so just over 2 hours connection time.
      Will this be enough? I'm not sure if I can check my suitcase through from Edinburgh as I don't think there is a Singapore Airlines check in there.(The BA ticket was bought through them though.)
      I'm panicking a little as, although I know Singapore Airlines will be obliged to get me back if I don't make the connection, all the later flights seem to be full and I have an onward connection to New Zealand that I need to get.
      I'd really appreciate any advice. 3

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    • Airport to Airport

      London Apr 27, 2015 at 11:40 PM

      I want to get to Heathrow from London's City airport. Suggestions?

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    • Fare for china airlines

      Heathrow Yesterday

      hello everyone... me and my mum are deciding to travell to usa from india via china airlines..but i just cant figure out the fare from their site..do you know the fare for economy class and family coach and premium economy

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    • Which UK Mobile Phone Providers is recomended for tourists?

      London Apr 8, 2015 at 2:46 AM

      Hi there,
      Which UK Mobile Phone Providers is recomended for tourists?

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      Does the Visitor In Transit visa allow me to leave the airport?

      Heathrow Yesterday

      Hello,

      I have a 15 hr overnight layover at Heathrow and I am thinking to go and check out London since it will be my first time there.

      My questions are:

      1. Am I allowed to leave the airport with the transit visa and then return to continue my flight?
      2. Do the trains or buses to and from the airport operate 24/7?
      3. Is there a place that you recommend a first time visitor to check out at night? (A mall, street, park etc.)

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      Transfer from Southampton to London Center

      London May 3, 2015 at 4:21 PM

      How is the best and least expensive way to get from Southampton Cruise Terminal to London Center. Thanks.

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    • Terminal 5 no lounge

      Heathrow Apr 25, 2015 at 11:55 AM

      We are looking at booking a lounge but there are none in terminal 5
      Could we use a lounge in another terminal

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      Travel to london

      London Apr 29, 2015 at 3:17 PM

      We are travelling to London next week to 'hopefully' sort out our Russian visa's. We are driving up from the south west along the a303 and m3. Does anyone know a good place to park on the outskirts of London so we can catch the train in. We could catch the train from Exeter but for 4 of us I would need to sell the house to pay for it.

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      Twin bed hotelroom

      London Apr 26, 2015 at 3:45 AM

      Hi.

      I will be visiting London the 23th and 24th of May. Coming from Harwich to Stratford and am looking for a budget hotel with twin bed hotelroom (2 single beds). Budget is around 100 pounds maximum and looking for a pretty central place near a tubestation. Any tips near for example Kings Cross or Stratford and maybe a hidden gem?

      Thank you! :)

       

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      Area around the Oval Space.

      London Apr 23, 2015 at 4:38 AM

      We are travelling to London craft beer festival at August. The festival takes place at place called "The Oval space". My husband suggested we could stay near it, but we´ve never been in that area. I think we wouldn´t need to, since we stay 4 nights, and planning to go there for one day. Or what do you think? How is the area? We´ve stayed at Paddington, at the City (near Liverpool street station) and at Victoria area before. None of them is a must now, could go to new area again. I´m searching for places at airbnb, they seem to be chepaer than hotels in London also.
      We like to go to a pub at night (craft beers are huge bonus on pub menu ;) ) and find places to eat near the place we stay.

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      Other things to do.

      London Yesterday

      We have been several times to London and seen the usual things. Can anyone suggest other things to do, places to go and see?

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      Public transport options from Heathrow to Windsor Holiday Apartments - 73 High Street, >London N8

      London Apr 23, 2015 at 11:00 PM

      Hi - we are a party of 4 arriving at Heathrow and wanting to travel by public transport, or door to door shuttle if possible, to the Windsor Holiday Apartments - 73 High Street, >London N8 with as few changes as possible. It would be wonderful if someone could let us know. Thank you.

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    • 1 hour and 40 mins transfer in Heathrow. Enough time?

      Heathrow Apr 21, 2015 at 7:14 AM

      I will be flying in from Helsinki - LHR- Dusseldorf. In LHR i land in T3 and my flight out is T5. Bags will be checked through. I have one hour and forty minutes. Should i be worried? I will travel on Sunday 17th May 2015. Land in LHR 9.05 am and flight taking off for Dusseldorf at 10.45 am.

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    • Wicked and other musicals

      London Apr 16, 2015 at 5:33 AM

      Hi there, I'm coming to London in early July. I heard good things about "Wicked" and I would like to get a ticket online in advance. Where would you suggest to buy it? and if I want to save money and order the last row will it be good enough to watch and enjoy the show?
      If I'd get a chance to order another show, which would you recommend? and where do I buy it? (I already saw "Phanthom of the opera" when I visited London in 2011).
      Thanks!! :)

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    • US citizens flying into LHR, then on to NCL

      Heathrow 4 hours ago

      Hi, We are flying into LHR and my 2 kids are US citizens (adults). I'm a British citizen. How much time should we allow between arrival flight and domestic departing flight to Newcastle? Is 2 1/2 hours enough time?

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    • Do we need transit visa for UK?

      Heathrow Apr 27, 2015 at 7:20 AM

      We are travelling from Dubai to Lisbon (Europe).
      We have Portugal residence permit.
      We will reach from Dubai to London Heathrow, at terminal 5. After 6 hours we have flight from London Heathrow, terminal 3 to Lisbon. (same on Return)

      My question is;
      1. Do we need a UK transit or Direct Air/Aisle visa?
      2. Will we cross any UK border from terminal 5 to terminal 3 or vice versa?

      Advice!

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    • Leaving Schangen area?

      Heathrow Apr 22, 2015 at 1:28 PM

      We are Colombian citizens with US permanent resident cards. We have Schengen visas Type C (with one single entry).
      We initially entered the Schengen area through Stockholm; then, we visited Berlin, and Amsterdam.
      Flying from Amsterdam to Paris, we had to stop in Heathrow Terminal 5 for 40 minutes, and the BA's person stated that we didn't need a transit visa.
      Once in Paris, we were refused entry on the basis that we had left the Schengen area when landing in Heathrow Terminal 5 even if we didn't left the terminal and our passports were stamped by the UK.
      Please comment. Thank you.

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    • Is an hour layover enough to change flight at heathrow airport

      Heathrow May 3, 2015 at 10:24 AM

      Me and my mum will be flying to us from delhi and have a layover of an hour only..We were wondering if that time is enough ..Also my mum cannot walk that fast ..so we were thinking of booking a wheelchair.so will i be allowed to accompany my mum.. my mum is 53 years old and i am 17 yrs old

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      Car rental

      London Apr 26, 2015 at 5:46 PM

      Hello all,

      We will be flying into UK this weekend with a 11 month old baby (stroller) and were wondering which one is a better and cheaper option to use - Zipcar vs Subway vs (sixt.co.uk/avis/hertz)?? We get to Heathrow and need to get to Islington. Is renting a car from zipcar or any other traditional car hire make sense?

      Another transportation query - If we take the Subway, would it be easy to travel from Heathrow to Islington with a baby, stroller and our luggage or would it make sense to rent a car? Is the Subway stroller friendly?

      Thanks for your help in advance!
      Ali

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    • jackandthebeanstock's Profile Photo

      Does the Visitor In Transit visa allow me to leave the airport?

      Heathrow Yesterday

      Hello,

      I have a 15 hr overnight layover at Heathrow and I am thinking to go and check out London since it will be my first time there.

      My questions are:

      1. Am I allowed to leave the airport with the transit visa and then return to continue my flight?
      2. Do the trains or buses to and from the airport operate 24/7?
      3. Is there a place that you recommend a first time visitor to check out at night? (A mall, street, park etc.)

      8 Answers Yesterday
    • Fare for china airlines

      Heathrow Yesterday

      hello everyone... me and my mum are deciding to travell to usa from india via china airlines..but i just cant figure out the fare from their site..do you know the fare for economy class and family coach and premium economy

      6 Answers Yesterday
    • lizdickie's Profile Photo

      Short connection Terminal 5 and Terminal 2

      Heathrow Yesterday

      Hi everyone,

      I have booked flights with Singapore Airlines from Edinburgh to Singapore next month. I arrive at Heathrow Terminal 5 at 0925on a BA flight and leave from Terminal 2 with Singapore Airlines at 1130 so just over 2 hours connection time.
      Will this be enough? I'm not sure if I can check my suitcase through from Edinburgh as I don't think there is a Singapore Airlines check in there.(The BA ticket was bought through them though.)
      I'm panicking a little as, although I know Singapore Airlines will be obliged to get me back if I don't make the connection, all the later flights seem to be full and I have an onward connection to New Zealand that I need to get.
      I'd really appreciate any advice. 3

      4 Answers Yesterday
    • margaretmcguffin's Profile Photo

      Other things to do.

      London Yesterday

      We have been several times to London and seen the usual things. Can anyone suggest other things to do, places to go and see?

      10 Answers Yesterday
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      Transfer from Southampton to London Center

      London May 3, 2015 at 4:21 PM

      How is the best and least expensive way to get from Southampton Cruise Terminal to London Center. Thanks.

      8 Answers May 4, 2015 at 6:46 AM
    • Is an hour layover enough to change flight at heathrow airport

      Heathrow May 3, 2015 at 10:24 AM

      Me and my mum will be flying to us from delhi and have a layover of an hour only..We were wondering if that time is enough ..Also my mum cannot walk that fast ..so we were thinking of booking a wheelchair.so will i be allowed to accompany my mum.. my mum is 53 years old and i am 17 yrs old

      22 Answers May 4, 2015 at 10:30 AM
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      Travel to london

      London Apr 29, 2015 at 3:17 PM

      We are travelling to London next week to 'hopefully' sort out our Russian visa's. We are driving up from the south west along the a303 and m3. Does anyone know a good place to park on the outskirts of London so we can catch the train in. We could catch the train from Exeter but for 4 of us I would need to sell the house to pay for it.

      9 Answers May 1, 2015 at 4:21 AM
    • Airport to Airport

      London Apr 27, 2015 at 11:40 PM

      I want to get to Heathrow from London's City airport. Suggestions?

      4 Answers Apr 28, 2015 at 4:17 AM
    • Do we need transit visa for UK?

      Heathrow Apr 27, 2015 at 7:20 AM

      We are travelling from Dubai to Lisbon (Europe).
      We have Portugal residence permit.
      We will reach from Dubai to London Heathrow, at terminal 5. After 6 hours we have flight from London Heathrow, terminal 3 to Lisbon. (same on Return)

      My question is;
      1. Do we need a UK transit or Direct Air/Aisle visa?
      2. Will we cross any UK border from terminal 5 to terminal 3 or vice versa?

      Advice!

      13 Answers Apr 28, 2015 at 3:56 PM
    • alycat's Profile Photo

      Car rental

      London Apr 26, 2015 at 5:46 PM

      Hello all,

      We will be flying into UK this weekend with a 11 month old baby (stroller) and were wondering which one is a better and cheaper option to use - Zipcar vs Subway vs (sixt.co.uk/avis/hertz)?? We get to Heathrow and need to get to Islington. Is renting a car from zipcar or any other traditional car hire make sense?

      Another transportation query - If we take the Subway, would it be easy to travel from Heathrow to Islington with a baby, stroller and our luggage or would it make sense to rent a car? Is the Subway stroller friendly?

      Thanks for your help in advance!
      Ali

      37 Answers May 3, 2015 at 11:54 PM
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      Twin bed hotelroom

      London Apr 26, 2015 at 3:45 AM

      Hi.

      I will be visiting London the 23th and 24th of May. Coming from Harwich to Stratford and am looking for a budget hotel with twin bed hotelroom (2 single beds). Budget is around 100 pounds maximum and looking for a pretty central place near a tubestation. Any tips near for example Kings Cross or Stratford and maybe a hidden gem?

      Thank you! :)

       

      9 Answers Apr 27, 2015 at 3:31 AM
    • Terminal 5 no lounge

      Heathrow Apr 25, 2015 at 11:55 AM

      We are looking at booking a lounge but there are none in terminal 5
      Could we use a lounge in another terminal

      8 Answers Apr 26, 2015 at 3:37 PM
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      Public transport options from Heathrow to Windsor Holiday Apartments - 73 High Street, >London N8

      London Apr 23, 2015 at 11:00 PM

      Hi - we are a party of 4 arriving at Heathrow and wanting to travel by public transport, or door to door shuttle if possible, to the Windsor Holiday Apartments - 73 High Street, >London N8 with as few changes as possible. It would be wonderful if someone could let us know. Thank you.

      10 Answers Apr 25, 2015 at 6:00 AM
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      Area around the Oval Space.

      London Apr 23, 2015 at 4:38 AM

      We are travelling to London craft beer festival at August. The festival takes place at place called "The Oval space". My husband suggested we could stay near it, but we´ve never been in that area. I think we wouldn´t need to, since we stay 4 nights, and planning to go there for one day. Or what do you think? How is the area? We´ve stayed at Paddington, at the City (near Liverpool street station) and at Victoria area before. None of them is a must now, could go to new area again. I´m searching for places at airbnb, they seem to be chepaer than hotels in London also.
      We like to go to a pub at night (craft beers are huge bonus on pub menu ;) ) and find places to eat near the place we stay.

      9 Answers Apr 23, 2015 at 6:38 AM
    • Leaving Schangen area?

      Heathrow Apr 22, 2015 at 1:28 PM

      We are Colombian citizens with US permanent resident cards. We have Schengen visas Type C (with one single entry).
      We initially entered the Schengen area through Stockholm; then, we visited Berlin, and Amsterdam.
      Flying from Amsterdam to Paris, we had to stop in Heathrow Terminal 5 for 40 minutes, and the BA's person stated that we didn't need a transit visa.
      Once in Paris, we were refused entry on the basis that we had left the Schengen area when landing in Heathrow Terminal 5 even if we didn't left the terminal and our passports were stamped by the UK.
      Please comment. Thank you.

      16 Answers Apr 23, 2015 at 12:48 PM
    • non connection flights

      London Apr 22, 2015 at 12:51 PM

      If I have not baggage to pick up, I will just have cabin baggage is it possible to use the Flight Connections to go to my next flight if I have an e-ticket. I will be landing in Terminal 2 with Singapore and flying out of the same Terminal with Aer Lingus but I have separate tickets. Or if I checked in on-line on the way over and had a boarding card would that work better? Also any ideas how long before you can check in on-line for an Aer Lingus flight? Looking forward to some helpful feedback. Thanks

      3 Answers Apr 23, 2015 at 11:36 AM
    • 7 hour Layover at Heathrow- meeting someone at the Airport

      Heathrow Apr 22, 2015 at 9:14 AM

      We are traveling from Canada and we have a 7 hours transit before leaving to Sri Lanka. We will be arriving at T5 and next  flight will be from T3. I need to meet my brother who lives in London during the layover. Since we are traveling with Canadian passports i guess we dont need visa to enter UK.

      Since we are not planning to go any where else, I can ask him to come to the air port but im not sure to which terminal. If I take the free bus service from T5 to T3, will I be able to go through the immigration at T3 and meet my brother at the air port . Or should I meet him at the terminal 5 ? He will not be traveling so he cant come through the security checking. 

      1 Answer Apr 22, 2015 at 11:08 AM
    • 1 hour and 40 mins transfer in Heathrow. Enough time?

      Heathrow Apr 21, 2015 at 7:14 AM

      I will be flying in from Helsinki - LHR- Dusseldorf. In LHR i land in T3 and my flight out is T5. Bags will be checked through. I have one hour and forty minutes. Should i be worried? I will travel on Sunday 17th May 2015. Land in LHR 9.05 am and flight taking off for Dusseldorf at 10.45 am.

      10 Answers Apr 22, 2015 at 12:44 PM
    • Wicked and other musicals

      London Apr 16, 2015 at 5:33 AM

      Hi there, I'm coming to London in early July. I heard good things about "Wicked" and I would like to get a ticket online in advance. Where would you suggest to buy it? and if I want to save money and order the last row will it be good enough to watch and enjoy the show?
      If I'd get a chance to order another show, which would you recommend? and where do I buy it? (I already saw "Phanthom of the opera" when I visited London in 2011).
      Thanks!! :)

      10 Answers Apr 18, 2015 at 7:58 AM
    • Which UK Mobile Phone Providers is recomended for tourists?

      London Apr 8, 2015 at 2:46 AM

      Hi there,
      Which UK Mobile Phone Providers is recomended for tourists?

      6 Answers Apr 26, 2015 at 8:52 AM
    • London museums. Which to visit?

      London Apr 5, 2015 at 3:55 AM

      Hi, there. I will be in London only for one day and want to visit only one museum. I found this article hotelsbrit.com/category/lond... and now I hesitate what is better to visit The British Museum or London Transport Museum? I know maybe it's a strange question but i can`t make my choice. Advise me, please!

      23 Answers Apr 28, 2015 at 10:57 PM
    • 1 hour and 5 minutes connection in LHR

      Heathrow Apr 1, 2015 at 8:33 AM

      Air canada issued me a ticket which I have 24 hours left to cancel without a penalty. Travelling by Air Canada in terminal 2 and the next flight is Singapore airlines in terminal 2 as well. I am very concerned because the time of transit in LHR is exactly 1 hour and 05 minutes. Should I be good to make the connection on time?

      The baggage is through from Canada to India. Also i have another connection in Singapore to Madras for another 1 hour 45 minutes.

      I will be flying on a weekend.

      You folks please advise if this transit in london will work since both the planes are in Terminal 2.

       

      10 Answers Apr 3, 2015 at 6:53 AM
    • going back to airport on marathon day

      London Mar 31, 2015 at 4:40 AM

      we are going back to luton airport from london on april 26. it's the marathon day .can it be a probleme is we leave after 19.00 ? I don't know yet if by tube and train or taxi.

      6 Answers Mar 31, 2015 at 9:03 PM
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      London Travel pass

      London Mar 29, 2015 at 4:33 PM

      I will stay 1 day in London (whole day) and I read about Oyster crd for 1.2 zones etc. - London visit states that a 1 day travel pass for zones 1-6 at 12.00 Pound which seems to be a good deal even I will travel only in zunes1.2. But: visitlondon offers a 1 day Card for 6 €uros and states that it can be only ordered fromoutside UK. Can anybody tell me if this is true ?

      4 Answers Mar 31, 2015 at 3:48 AM
    • meeting up with my elderly mother at healthrow

      Heathrow Mar 28, 2015 at 10:58 PM

      I want to meet my mom at heathrow airport. My mom will be flying in from tel aviv, Israel and i will be flying from the US (making sure my flight gets in before hers) and i plan to make my way to her terminal to meet her. My question is where should i plan to meet her? Where should i tell her i will be ? she is elderly and will have wheel chair assistance but the airport is big and i don't want to miss her, so where is a good meeting up place at the airport?

      5 Answers Mar 29, 2015 at 8:17 AM
    • What will be the budget for an economy trip for two for 5 days

      London Mar 26, 2015 at 11:49 PM

      What will be the budget for an economy trip for two for 5 days from Kolkata to London inclusive of travel, stay and sightseeing cost ?

      7 Answers Apr 28, 2015 at 11:28 PM
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      Airline Schedules

      London Mar 26, 2015 at 9:04 AM

      Could anyone take a reasonable punt as to when the winter 2015/2016 schedules come out? BA in particular.

      9 Answers Mar 27, 2015 at 12:52 PM
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      How long to exit T3 Heathrow at 7am, Saturday 4th April?

      London Mar 26, 2015 at 4:50 AM

      Our Emirate flight from Dubai is scheduled to arrive HeathrowTerminal 3 at 7am on Saturday the 4th of April. We will book airport pick-up by ExclusiveAirports. They monitor flight landing and will give us 30 minutes free waiting time after landing. After which they will charge 35p/minute. However, we can indicate at the point of booking if we require extra time if we feel we won't be able to get out in 30 minute and they will extend the free waiting time as the driver will thus, come to meet us later at the time we specified.

      My question is therefore, what time should we ask the driver to meet us? How long do we need to clear immigration and collect luggage? There will be 7 of us and we are all non EUs..

      Tq, Mel

      17 Answers Mar 27, 2015 at 1:06 AM
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      London market or Car Boot sale that is recommended weekdays, Tu - Fri, last 2 weeks of June

      London Mar 24, 2015 at 6:39 PM

      For older, collectable, antique & unusual items. We have looked at streetsensation.co.uk/market... and it seems that Camden Passage, Spitalfields, Bermondsey Market, Piccadilly Market & Gray's Antique Market might be possibilities. Looking for all comments and sometimes Car Boot sales can even be better, is there a good web site that lists Car Boot sales? Hopefully something NOT as busy as Portobello Rd. is on a Saturday. Thank you all.

      4 Answers Mar 26, 2015 at 6:04 AM
    • Soccer stadiums

      London Mar 23, 2015 at 8:08 PM

      I want to watch a live soccer match. What stadium can I visit to do it?

      5 Answers Apr 16, 2015 at 9:40 AM