There’s exactly one month to go until the London Olympics get underway and here at Wanderplex, I’ll be featuring plenty of London-related resources in the coming weeks. Keep an eye out for posts about how to save money in the expensive British capital, offbeat things to do in and around London, and plenty more.
To kick things off, here are a couple of useful resources for those who’ll be traveling to London during the Olympics.
Firstly, if you’re headed to the Games but you haven’t got your accommodation sorted, the good news is that there are still vacancies. See this article for lodging options in London, which range from houseboats to the vacant homes of locals, and of course, traditional hotels.
If the prices for a bed in London are all too much too stomach, how does lodging for $15 a night sound? That’s the going rate if you’re willing to camp during the Olympics.
Once you’re there, you’ll need to find a way to get around town amid the road closures and added congestion. Check this site to learn how public transport will be affected.
Of course, it’s not all fun and games for everyone – if you have to travel to London for work purposes during the Olympics, you’ll want to check out this site for advice about business travel during the Games.
And lastly, it’s always nice to learn a little bit about where you’re headed. If you thought Britain wasn’t all that different from the rest of the west, think again – this fun post on 10 little known facts about the UK may surprise you. The strange British laws are particularly fascinating – so I thought I’d throw in this article for more on the country’s ludicrous legislation.