If you want to make the most out of your trip -- whether it's for a quick weekend getaway or a full week of sightseeing -- follow these pointers for ways you can enjoy some of the most expensive cities in the world without breaking the bank.
Upon exiting the Tube, London's subway system, signs for Olympic park pointed both left and right. After following the tube crowd to the left, we realized the Park was to the right and we all did a 180 degree turn.
As the millions of visitors converge on the Olympic Games, the spectators have their own hunger games, as in where to eat? London offers an array of foods for all types of fans, from the horrible to the great.
Just as it had been in the swinging '60s, London was hip again. The '90s ushered in an era known as "Cool Britannia." Of course, most Americans didn't care but oddly enough, some of them (myself included) identified strongly with Britpop.