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Jan112018

Moxy London Stratford cool space by tube station

Moxy London Stratford is a Marriott brand hotel about 200 meters from Stratford Station, a major transportation center with both London Underground and train station tracks. Also, one of the largest shopping malls in England is Westfield Stratford City right by Stratford Station. The Stratford area is urban with high rise cranes all around building…

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Dec312017

Boxing Day tourists in East End London

Is East End London safe for tourists? I am being rhetorical. Simply asking this question evokes emotional responses from Britons about ignorant American tourists. I posed the question if Best Western Peckham was a safe neighborhood in London after seeing £36 room rates in Nov 2016. An article I read in a London newspaper mentioned…

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Feb222017

Kensington, London touring Pubs and Thrift Stores

IHG promotions and good deals with Club Carlson reward nights have taken me to different parts of London over the past three years. This week we stayed at Holiday Inn Kensington, a 2016 hotel rebrand still undergoing remodeling from when it was the Kensington Close Hotel. Holiday Inn Kensington Forum is a different, larger skyscraper…

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Jan052017

LAX to UK, Germany, Scandinavia $504-$573 Feb-May

Star Alliance seems to be leading the way with discount fares from Los Angeles LAX to cities around Germany, Scandinavia, Helsinki and London priced at $504 to $573 for departures January to about May 4, 2017. Oneworld has lowest fares to Helsinki and many airlines compete on Scandinavian routes. San Francisco also has several airports…

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