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    Things to do in London?

    Ok, so I am leaving for London this weekend, can anyone recommend fun things to see/do? I will be just east of the Piccadilly area if anyone knows where that is.

    It should be fun except for that 9 hr plane trip.


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    Re: Things to do in London?

    Damn...that's gotta be nice. I have no insight for ya...but have fun!



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    Re: Things to do in London?

    check out the England vs. Czech friendly match at Wembley on August 20.



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    Re: Things to do in London?

    is the Mrs. with you?? If not, I know a good place to go.



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    Re: Things to do in London?

    Quote Originally Posted by psycln11 View Post
    check out the England vs. Czech friendly match at Wembley on August 20.
    Either in person or in a pub. You will have a blast.

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    Re: Things to do in London?

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    Ok, so I am leaving for London this weekend, can anyone recommend fun things to see/do? I will be just east of the Piccadilly area if anyone knows where that is.

    It should be fun except for that 9 hr plane trip.
    used to be free booze on International flights. Not sure now.

    that can be a good time.

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    Re: Things to do in London?

    There is nothing to do in London unless you really like tea and bad teeth.

    I'm kidding, I would love to visit sometime. Definately do some backpacking if you get a chance. See the countryside.

    My wife studied abroad there for 3 months, and I think she told me about some really neat things to do but don't remember because she told me during a Packers game.



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    Re: Things to do in London?

    Give the Queen a call I'm sure she'll show you around.



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    Re: Things to do in London?

    I was there 7 years ago so I don't remember a ton of things, but there were some Roman ruins somewhere close by, and a couple castles that were fun to visit.
    Watched a cricket match at a pub while sipping on a Guinness.
    Got a tour of Parliament and walked around the outside of the Palace.
    Also would recommend riding the tube out to Wimbledon just to see the place.
    Oh, and MIND THE GAP!


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    Re: Things to do in London?

    Quote Originally Posted by keepngoal View Post
    Either in person or in a pub. You will have a blast.

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    Yeah that will be cool to be around for.


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    Re: Things to do in London?

    Quote Originally Posted by keepngoal View Post
    used to be free booze on International flights. Not sure now.

    that can be a good time.

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    Nothing is free anymore in airlines. Of course I have only been on domestic flights since they consider the Caribbean domestic.


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    Re: Things to do in London?

    Oh, and never order a salad. Its like a seaweed with dressing. NOT good.
    Fish and chips are where its at.
    English food otherwise isn't that great.
    Did enjoy some nice scotch though.
    Oxbow I think was the beer that we had a lot of. Tasted like applejuice.


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    Re: Things to do in London?

    Visit a castle and pretend to be The King. That should fit.


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    Re: Things to do in London?

    I actually cannot wait to get good Indian food. You cannot get that around here, and London has great Indian.


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    Re: Things to do in London?

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    Ok, so I am leaving for London this weekend, can anyone recommend fun things to see/do? I will be just east of the Piccadilly area if anyone knows where that is.

    It should be fun except for that 9 hr plane trip.
    We spent a week there a few years ago and never left the city. There is so much to see there. I'm sure you've read up on it, quickly off the top of my head:

    Climbing to the top of St. Paul's
    Meeting people at Pubs
    Tower of London
    Guards at Buckingham Palace
    More Pubs
    Thames cruise
    Went and saw a show (Hunchback)
    Going to Greenwich
    Regents Park
    Pubs..

    When walking around and crossing the street, look the other way. I almost got killed stepping off the curb because I looked the wrong way since traffic is coming from the other direction that we're used to.


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