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  • 5D/4N Backpacking London Without A Tour – Free & Easy (Part 15) : Visiting Trafalgar Square – Of Iconic Lion Statues (Fourth Plinth), Nelson’s Column & Feral Pigeons

    The last tourist attraction my sister and I had to visit in the beautiful city of London was Trafalgar Square. At the square, we will find the iconic stone lions a.k.a the Fourth Plinth, Nelson’s Column, fountains and feral pigeons. It is free to visit Trafalgar Square. 😉   Getting To Trafalgar Square We made […]

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  • 5D/4N Backpacking London Without A Tour – Free & Easy (Part 14) : A Night at the British Museum (Opening Hours, Basic Info & More)

    It was the film “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” that sparked our interest and gave my sister and I a valuable insight into the world-renowned British Museum in London. From there, we aspired to visit the British Museum to widen our knowledge as we travel back in time while browsing through the […]

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  • 5D/4N Backpacking London Without A Tour – Free & Easy (Part 13) : A 3-Course Chinese Dinner Set Meal at Gourmet Kitchen in Chinatown

    We have a confession, my sister and I love, love, LOVE Chinese food! Being half-Chinese ourselves, sweet and savoury dishes such as stir-fried vegetables, sweet sour, black bean, ginger garlic, and herbal sauce and soups are synonymous in our lifestyle.  😉 Therefore, even though we enjoy savouring the local food of the places we visit, we […]

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  • 5D/4N Backpacking London Without A Tour – Free & Easy (Part 12) : A Visit to Buckingham Palace, Changing the Guard Ceremony & Green Park

    Buckingham Palace, also known as Buckingham House is the next destination my sister and I visited in London, United Kingdom. This popular tourist attraction is the official London residence of the United Kingdom’s sovereigns since 1837 and is the administrative headquarters of the Monarch. Thousands of visitors flock to the Palace each year to witness […]

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  • 5D/4N Backpacking London Without A Tour – Free & Easy (Part 11) : A Memorable Time at Big Ben Clock Tower, the Palace of Westminster & London Eye

    The Great Bell, also fondly known as Big Ben clock tower located on the north end of the Palace of Westminster is a famous landmark in London. Both Big Ben and the Palace of Westminster are listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and are visited by millions of tourists and visitors every year. […]

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  • 5D/4N Backpacking London Without A Tour – Free & Easy (Part 10) : Bed in a 8-Bed Mixed Shared Dorm at Generator Hostel London (Part 2)

    As usual, after my sister and I checked-in to our dormitory room and kept our belongings safely under our bunk beds, we excitedly explored the other areas of Generator Hostel London. The cool thing about Generator Hostel London is it has its own restaurant, café, bar, various chill-out areas and even a cinema room for […]

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  • 5D/4N Backpacking London Without A Tour – Free & Easy (Part 10) : Bed in a 8-Bed Mixed Shared Dorm with Shared Bathrooms at Generator Hostel London (Part 1)

    Staying in London, United Kingdom is an expensive affair, therefore staying in hostels is the best way to save money. My sister and I decided to stay at 2 separate hostels located nearby public transport and the places of interests in London, United Kingdom. That way, we not only save money on accommodation, but on […]

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  • 5D/4N Backpacking London Without A Tour – Free & Easy (Part 9) : Sutton and Sons Traditional British Fish & Chips at BOXPARK, Shoreditch

    Fish, chips and mushy peas – there is nothing more British than fish and chips! 😉 A must eat when in London, the deep-fried chips and fish in crispy beer batter, smothered in salt and soused with vinegar is a favourite among the locals and visitors. My sister and I had our very first traditional British fish and […]