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First Time Visitor Tips for London

By Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, October 2012

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With its maze of crisscrossing streets, swarming crowds and traffic-clogged squares, England’s cosmopolitan capital can be a bit overwhelming to the first-time visitor. Once you’ve plowed through the guidebook and organized your itinerary, here are a few tips to help you make the most of your first visit to the big smoke.

1) Take to the streets

The biggest mistake most first time visitors make is taking the tube everywhere. The vast majority of central London sights are easily walkable and taking to the streets on foot saves both time and money.

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