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London: Free newspapers and magazines for every day of the week

London: Free newspapers and magazines for every day of the week

If you’re on the hunt for information about what to do in London or looking to catch up on the latest news, travel, style or beauty ideas, then you’re in luck. There has been an explosion of quality free publications in London (and across the UK) over the last few years. In addition to the » Read more

London Free Things: 7 things that won’t cost you a penny

London Free Things: 7 things that won’t cost you a penny

After reading the seven things that are always free in Paris article I was inspired to create an equivalent guide to things that are always free in London. I’m not going to dare to suggest that one city does free things better than the other: it’s simply another case of vive la difference. While Parisians » Read more

London: 10 cheap things to do (for under £10!)

London: 10 cheap things to do (for under £10!)

It’s easy to feel that your money is getting eaten away in London, but it is possible to have fun on a tenner. Here are my Top 10 Things to do in London on £10. 1. Ride the RV1 or number 11 bus From £1.40 For as little as £2.40 (or £1.40 with an Oyster » Read more

London for Free: Performances, galleries, skating and tours

London for Free: Performances, galleries, skating and tours

By Nina Derham in London— Despite being a notoriously pricey city when you consider the cost of booze, transport and accommodation, London is surprisingly generous when it comes to dishing out free attractions and entertainment. To begin with, all the main museums and art galleries are free, meaning that visitors can spend days wandering between » Read more

5 free and fun things to do in London

5 free and fun things to do in London

From the crème de la crème of haute cuisine, the shopping (oh, lord love the shopping), the glitzy theaters and the never-ending list of bougie bars and boutique hotels, London is an expensive city. But as the age-old saying goes, there are pleasures in life that money simply cannot buy—and believe it or not, some » Read more

London: “First Thursdays” free event offers gallery hopping (and wine)

London: “First Thursdays” free event offers gallery hopping (and wine)

Once a month, London’s impecunious city-dwellers and art-lovers alike can enjoy an evening of free art, and quite often, free drinks. Time Out’s First Thursdays take place every month in East London around Tower Hamlets and Hackney, with over 100 art galleries opening into the evening. It’s a fun, free cultural event with a hint of » Read more

London: 20 free museums in London

London: 20 free museums in London

Planning to visit London on a budget could initially give a Cheapo a nervous breakdown. But, as documented throughout our London guide, it is possible to live it up in London on a modest budget — with a little planning. How? Besides the obvious (choosing a budget hotel, eating cheaply, and getting around with an » Read more

Where to find free Wi-Fi in London

Where to find free Wi-Fi in London

There once was a time when spending time in London as a tourist meant spending endless hours in Internet cafes. With the expansion of Wi-Fi zones throughout the city, this reality is quickly changing, with laptops increasingly counting as essential travel gear. If you’re in Islington, Upper Street has free Wi-Fi access and a ton » Read more