I’ve been back in the states from the UK and France now for more than two weeks and I’m still missing it. This was the first summer I’ve spent in England for 15 years, since I usually go in the fall or winter when it’s a bit cheaper.
However, the opportunity to guest lecture on social media at Worcester College at Oxford University and to do research for the sequel to Conquering Venus in Paris was too good to pass up. I wish I’d had a few more days to visit London.
The clichés of constant rain and gloom are quickly banished when you visit London in the summer. While all the tourist favorites – Big Ben, Tower of London, British Museum – are open and busy, there are other exciting exhibits, West End shows and areas of the city ripe for exploration. If you have three days to spend in the capital this summer, here are some suggestions to keep in mind.
Read the rest at the fantastic travel website, Gadling.com.
Many thanks to Red Room’s Gina Misiroglu for putting me in touch with the folks at Gadling and for the company’s ongoing mission to bring attention to the authors in the Red Room community.