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London has become shockingly expensive, so you’ll rely on London from $85 a Day to help make your pounds and pence go further. This incredibly detailed guide offers candid reviews of hundreds of cozy, comfortable accommodations and affordable restaurants. It’s packed with money-saving tips on sightseeing, theater tickets, shopping, and more. Our complete sightseeing guide will show you cathedrals, spetacular gardens, literary landmarks, lovely walks through the countryside, and where to meet the locals in the most charming country pubs and tea houses.
About the Author
Donald Olson is a novelist, playwright, and travel writer. His seventh novel, Confessions of a Pregnant Princess, was written under the pseudonym Swan Adamson and published by Kensington in 2005. An earlier Swan Adamson novel, My Three Husbands, has been translated into French and several other European languages. Donald Olson’s novel The Confessions of Aubrey Beardsley was published in the U.K. by Bantam, and his play, Beardsley, was produced in London. His travel stories have appeared in the New York Times, Travel & Leisure, Sunset, National Geographic guides, and many other national publications. He is the author of London For Dummies, Germany For Dummies, and England For Dummies, which won the 2002 Lowell Thomas Travel Writing Award for “Best Guidebook.”
Table of Contents
List of Maps.
What’s New in London.
1. The Best of London from $95 a Day.
2. Planning an Affordable Trip to London.
3. Getting to Know London.
4. Suggested London Itineraries.
5. Accommodations You Can Afford.
6. Great Deals on Dining.
7. Exploring London.
9. London After Dark.
10. Easy Excursions from London.
Appendix A: London in Depth.
Appendix B: London’s Art & Architecture (Reid Bramblett).