Friends kissing each other’s cheeks
Translate bar in Shoreditch
Kissing strangers in toilets
Not knowing what to say
Walks through Primrose Hill
Being charged £40 for getting on the wrong train
Watching strangers puke in front of you
Canceling Uber last minute
Saturday’s walking around Southbank
99p ice cream
Tesco Express and Waitrose
Barry M nail polish in every single shade
Hang ups and missed connections
Trying to remember who you are
Never saving money
Going through Borough Market for samples at lunch
Camden Lock and all the punks
Wishing you’d bump into Colin Firth
Films being made on street corners
Early morning birds
London is all these things
And way more to me.
London is moments
That I can’t quite grasp anymore.
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Although London may be my favorite city, it’s rather expensive for someone who loved eating and shopping, but is living on a rather limited budget. However, if you’re like me, there are a numerous amount of free things to do in London. Yes, free. To help you get started planning your trip across the pond, here are 21 free things for you to do in London.
1. Stare in awe at the bones of a T-Rex at the Natural History Museum.
2. See the Rosetta Stone for yourself at the British Museum.
3. See the Peter Pan statue at Kensington Gardens.
4. In the Winter, head to Hyde Park for the Winter Wonderland or walk through the gorgeous park on any given day.
5. Walk to the top of Primrose Hill in Regents Park.
6. Try to push the trolley through Platform 9 3/4 at King’s Cross.
7. Aimlessly wander around Southbank.
8. Be entertained by the street performers in Covent Garden.
9. See the amazing exhibits at the Science Museum.
10. Watch the Changing the Guard ceremony outside Buckingham Palace.
11. Strike a pose on the famous Abbey Road zebra crossing.
12. Meet the stone lions at Trafalgar Square.
13. Take an up-the-nostril selfie with Big Ben.
14. Go see the Shakespeare Globe. Trust me.
15. Take a walk through the 35,000 monuments of Brompton Cemetery.
16. Get up early on a Sunday and stroll through Columbia Flower Market.
17. Visit God’s Own Junkyard to see vintage neon signs and movie props.
18. Walk through Shoreditch and look at all the street art–you might spot a Banksy.
19. Discover the original Beatles lyrics and the diary of Jane Austen at the British Library.
20. Try not to pee your pants when walking through the Tate Modern at pieces including Matisse, Picasso, Rothko, Pollock, Warhol and so many others.
21. Head to Angel Comedy Club for their free comedy every night of the week.
I’m late on the update like always, but better to be late than to never hear FKA Twigs. She’s a wonderful dancer, singer, and style icon. Check out her song Two Weeks below.