Sightseeing London and the UK
The best part of any working holiday is the holidaying part and sightseeing in London and the UK will be a big part of your working holiday as there is so much to see and do. And the history of things makes it all so interesting. To stand in the same spot as where famous Kings and Queens have stood or walking the streets where Jack the Ripper roamed are truly ‘Wow’ experiences.
In the initial stages of your arrival you will want to see all the sights of London as soon as possible – why? because you want to. Once you start working you will walk past many of these sights everyday. Or like me, I had Big Ben staring at me through my window and I would often realise ‘geeze, I am working in London’.
I suggest taking a Big Bus Tour as it will take you to all the places that you probably have in your mind that you want to see – like Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, London Bridge, etc. The bus allows you to hop and off at all the sights and pick up another bus later. Click on the ad and book your ticket now. Also purchase a London Explorer Pass as this pass provides many discounts to many of major sights you want to visit. Click on the links below to get more information and to purchase. Pre-purchasing before you arrive means you won’t have to budget to buy them when you arrive.
If you want to see more than London then check out Contiki as they have tours around the country. The great thing about Contiki is their tours are aimed at those 18-35 years and if you are travelling on your own you are destined to meet other like-minded travellers.
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