Local Websites/Blogs/Apps

  • Oxford Street website
  • Bond Street website
  • Regent Street website
  • Carnaby website
  • Jerymn Street website
  • Chiltern Street website
  • BOXPARK website
  • Traveling through London can be made easier by using various Apps. Here are a list of useful apps for getting around London:
    • London Official City Guide App: from museums to The Big Ben, this app as all the tourist attraction information you could possibly want.
    • Citymapper: this app makes London's extensive public transportation much easier to navigate and a must have when traveling in London. 
    • Santander Cycles: bike around London on Boris Bikes! Get this app for renting and finding stations much easier! Also download London Cycle for the best and safest bike routes! 
    • National Rail: get the times, maps, fairs, and more right on your phone for your train ride! 
    • Hype: want to know what is going on in the city? This app will give you a bunch of events and other fun functions going on throughout London with different price ranges and types of events! 
    • OpenTable (formerly TopTable): this is your app for all thing food! 
    • Wriggles: this app find great deals on eateries and pubs near you! 
    • UK Bus Checker: need to squeeze in a few more shops before the bus comes? This app tell you when the bus will arrive so you won't be waiting at the bus stop waisting precious shopping minutes!  
    • Hidden London: want to go off the beaten path and find our own London, this app helps you find less advertised areas to explore. 

 

 

 

 

Transportation

  • London Underground "The Tube": London's Underground rail system is extensive, convenient, and reasonably priced. Click here for maps, fairs, and more!
  • Dockland Light Railway: (DLR) is an above ground metro system that serves London's South and South East neighborhoods. It connects to the Tube in many different locations such as the Bank and Tower Gateway stations, Shadwell, Stratford, Bow, Heron Quays, Canning Town and Canary Wharf.
  • National Rail: National Rail is a regional train for England and connection to Paris.
  • Taxi: there are local taxis throughout the city but there is also Uber and Lyft that operate in the city! There is also a minicab service, Addison Lee, to tour around London.
  • Busses: There are also the iconic double decker busses that run through the city. Click here for more information on how to pay, maps, and more!
  • Boris Bike: there are a ton of bike stations to "borrow" a bike for a couple hours to ride around the city. Known as Boris bikes or Santander Cycles are easy to use and a fun way to check out the city! Click here for more information and download the app on the app store!