London Local Customs

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    The old red phone houses

    by benidormone Written Nov 3, 2004

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    They used to be a real landmark of London. Now there only visible in the city center to please the tourists.

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    Watch a football match

    by dixonchan Written Oct 25, 2004

    British are very passionate about football. Try savouring the exciting atmopshere by attending a football match.

    Cost 15 to 50 pounds depending on the quality of the match.

    Football Match

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    Many religions in London

    by benazer Written Aug 14, 2004

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    Here you see a muslim talking about his religion,few meters on a christian talking about his religion.

    Religion

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    Tipping

    by peaceness98 Written Aug 8, 2004

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    Tip the cab's (taxi's)
    Tip the waiters/waitresses
    Tip the hotel help (when they carry your bags in checkin, and when you leave if you're happy with them)

    10-15% tip expected.

    tipping
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    Street animations

    by irisbe Written Jun 29, 2004

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    Not all guards are real guards! But kids sure love these ones the most: the one with the red nose!
    On sunny days you will see street animators performing.

    Street animator at London
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    School Disco's

    by biggeorge Written Mar 19, 2004

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    Something of a recent craze ,largely pased around the original school disco at Poo-na-na's in Hammersmith. An excuse to dress up in your old school uniform and act like your 14 again.

    Hmm who was i aming at when i took this photo.

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    Punk are not dead

    by Gili_S Updated Jan 27, 2004

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    I really enjoy walking around the streets of London, well, of course, then you can find the little small places, small pubs and food places that make this city even more interesting.

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    Traditional Morris Dancing

    by plannersis Written Nov 11, 2003

    Actually this tradition is just an excuse to drink as much brew at as many pubs as you can crawl to.....

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    Big brother is watching

    by vec Written Nov 9, 2003

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    UK and especially London must be the place in the world with most CCTV surveillance. If you look for them, you will see cameras watching you so many places.

    CCTV surveillance

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    Feeding the animals

    by vesna04 Written Aug 31, 2003

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    When walking in London parks it is a good idea to bring some food with you. Birds and squirrels would appreciate it.

    me feeding a squirrel
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    Marriage of different worlds

    by alycat Written Aug 25, 2003

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    Guy from India, girl from Turkey, marriage in London, u gotta give it to London. My friend was worried what his kids would be, British ofcourse!!

    Have a happy married life
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    London black (??) taxis

    by OrlandoBR Updated Jul 24, 2003

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    The traditional black taxis of London are now colorful and boast all sorts of publicity (I am not criticizing).

    A colorful black London taxi

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    Maybe Scot?

    by Skipka Written Jul 16, 2003

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    Well, this young man wearing the skilt played the bagpipes while we were going around :) as we love to listen this music we missed some galleries and museums :) but maybe next time LOL

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    Invite friends to weddings

    by gussymons Written Jun 27, 2003

    It is custom to invite friends and family to weddings in this country. Here I am with Baz on the right, Will behind us, and Joanne at Marly's wedding to Alan in 2000.

    Marly's wedding reception
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    Picadilly Circus

    by littlesam1 Written Jun 11, 2003

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    This seems to be where all of London stops to take a rest or talk. Here is Danielle at the fountain with Eros on the top in Picadilly Circus.

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Local customs in London?  To be honest, the visitor will never learn them all. From standing on the right on a Tube (Underground / Metro / subway) escalator to knowing that a black...

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