London - Post Report Question and Answers

What have been the highlights of your time in this country? Best trips or experiences?

It’s an incredible city and country and there are cheap and easy flights to all over Europe. - Jan 2024

We loved some many things about this post: everything that London had to offer (history, theatre, museums, fine dining, etc.), weekend trips to other parts of the UK (Bath, Oxford, Cornwall, etc.), and easy travel access to the rest of Europe. - Nov 2022

So many! The countryside is lovely, trips to Scotland, Wales and the Peak District/Lake District. - Aug 2022

Being in such a historic city means there is a story around every corner. - May 2022

Day trips to Cambridge and Oxford, a long weekend in Edinburgh, and feeling like we will never run out of things to explore in London. We are also on the doorstep of Europe, and there are cheap flights to so many wonderful destinations. Overall, what I love most is living daily life in such a beautiful place, and integrating into British life. - Jun 2017

London is one of the best cities of the world. There are a hundred sights and shows to see on a daily basis, and fun trendy events to experience. The food is incredible and the people quirky. There are also hundreds of dirt-cheap direct flights to every city in Europe, and beyond. We've found it so easy to take weekend trips throughout Europe with little hassle. - Feb 2017

Exploring museums, Hyde Park, Regents Park, Buckingham palace, Whitehall, the Thames, Bloomsbury, Kensington, the Shard, and Mayfair. London has lots of nice restaurants and pubs. It also has fantastic bookstores (Daunt's; Foyle's; Waterstone's). - Feb 2016

Making friends from all over the world, wandering around Shepherd's Bush Market and Portobello Road, going on hikes in Epping Forest, going to some fabulous museums, touring Kensington Palace...shall I continue? - Nov 2015

Nightlife, awesome travel to the continent, Ireland, Wales, Scotland, Iceland. - Aug 2015

Everything listed above. Having the opportunity to travel within the UK and see the countryside was one of the best parts. There are so many places that you wouldn't necessarily have the opportunity or time to visit if you weren't living there, that are wonderful (Edinburgh, Cardiff, the Cotswolds, etc.). Being able to take a cheap airline - e.g. easyjet, ryanair - to Spain, Germany, Morocco - basically everywhere - was great. And then London itself is amazing. - Jun 2015

Trips to Europe, trips into the English countryside, trips to the beach. Pubs, castles, museums, restaurants, parks. London is a beautifully green city with a ton of flowers in the spring and summer. - Jun 2015

Having our first child. Exploring different areas of the city. Interesting travel destinations. - May 2015

Highlights: Museums, almost all are free Theater shows, not free but worth it Tons of restaurants Afternoon tea Palaces (these cost but you can join and visit a few) Parks- I can't say enough about them. They are beautiful. Beware of purse thieves. Schools- some of the best Markets- Borough, Portobello, spitalfield, Columbia Riad Flower Market, etc - Aug 2014

Cheap and easy travel to Europe, ease of getting around the city and country on rail travel, friendly colleagues, walking and exploring the city. - Sep 2012

Touring the different castles and ruins around the country. It is truly magnificent. Weekend trips to other parts of Europe are so easy and well worth it. - Jan 2012

Getting to know the people, great pubs, great music, great parks. My teenager has never been happier. - Aug 2011

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