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Discusses the linguistic and historical origins of London place-names and their significance in recording English cultural heritage. Includes unusual names such as Elephant and Castle, Grim's Ditch, Soho, and World's End. From Abbey Road to Canary Wharf and Piccadilly to Whipps Cross, this authoritative and absorbing dictionary covers the meanings behind over 1,700 names of places, streets, stations, and areas of London.
Presents 11 memorable walking tours through historic sections of London.
Although London is one of the most expensive cities in world, you can still enjoy an affordable vacation. This guide explores some of the best sightseeing, lodging and dining options available for travelers on a budget.
A collection of sketches of famous landmarks in London.
A guide to shopping in London. It includes stores that specialize in gifts and shops that offer bargain pricing.