London is huge – an obvious statement, I know, but if you’re a first time visitor it’s easy to try and cram everything in and end up rushing round all the tourist sites only to end up exhausted and with no feel for the real London. So try and give yourself time to relax – visit a local pub, take afternoon tea, walk by the river, take in a sporting event – anything that gets you in touch with what’s really going on. And think about venturing out of central London for at least one of your days..
I love travelling and experiencing different places and cultures. I was born in Sicily and moved to the UK for a year when I was 20 to improve my English – that was 17 years ago and I’m still here…and I’m still improving my English so excuse any Italianisms that creep into this! Along the way I’ve worked in coffee bars and museums (including a particularly interesting stint in Madame Tussauds!) When the urge to travel got too much I worked as cabin crew then started my serious career in..