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    Packing List

    by sirpantsalot Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Luggage and bags: Take a back pack. You walk everywhere and it's a long jaunt from Heathrow to catch the tube.

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: A warm sweater or gortex. It rains but going into a subway with other wet people and riding the tubes is like a sauna.

    Toiletries and Medical Supplies: Pepto bismol.

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    by ZoeB Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Luggage and bags: Dependent on your type of travel bring a rucksack if you are planning on moving around a bit or if you are staying in a hotel then a suitcase is more appropriate.

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: The British weather is renowned for not being very reliable. You need to ensure you pack some jumppers, jeans and during summer pack some lighter clothes in case the weather is nice.

    Toiletries and Medical Supplies: Nothing really major is needed as there are plenty of chemists to choose from.

    Photo Equipment: There are plenty of photography shops such as Jessops

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    by mulivieri Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Luggage and bags: I suggest you to insert in your luggage an umbrella, because here you can have the rain in a few minute.

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Take with you a pull-over because is often cold and windy

    Miscellaneous: I suggest you to keep with you a power adapter for your electronical device.

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    by mauro_pd Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Never trust an happy men ... and never trust the London's weather: so be prepared to rain & moderately cold wind even in spring.

    Photo Equipment: Important ! If you plan to purchase a travel card on site (when you arrive) ensure to have some pics of you (portraits); on the other hand the travel card does not require a photo if you purchase it in your own country.

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    Comfortable shoes

    by gugi66 Written Dec 16, 2008

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    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Comfortable shoes, and if you dont have any you can buy it in London.

    Photo Equipment: Extra batterys for your camera, your gona need it.

    Comfortable shoes
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    know where to go

    by davecallahan Written Nov 30, 2007

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    Miscellaneous: It was very useful to have both a street map of the area where I was visiting and a "tour" guide that described some of the sights to see.

    one of many useful maps and guides one of many useful guidebooks
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    What to take?

    by viddra Written Apr 4, 2007

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    Miscellaneous: When you pack, remember to bring an umbrella for all seasons, a light overcoat and layers of clothes in summer.

    Dali & Big Ben
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    Good walking shoes or repent!

    by Gwenvar Written Jan 20, 2007

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: To walk the famous Golden Mile, you'll need shoes, and comfortable ones at that. And you'll see that you're not the only one walking in these streets.

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  • cfuentesm's Profile Photo

    Weather

    by cfuentesm Written May 18, 2006

    Luggage and bags: I've been to London in winter and summer. You can find lots of showers during both. And there's the foggy side of London.... specially during winter. Be prepared for fast changes.

    Foggy London
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  • kris-t's Profile Photo

    London weather...

    by kris-t Updated Mar 14, 2006

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    Luggage and bags: you know... umbrella is absolutelly nessesary thing there....

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: and! don't take some leather jacke - it will be wet and useless!

    Photo Equipment: Yoy really need cam with a huge memory card!

    London weather...
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    You must bring it!

    by Ivik Updated Nov 9, 2005

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    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: When you are packing you cannot think to take an umbrella with you... can you? Oh well, in London (shall I say England?) you will definitely need it!!!!

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  • doogienj's Profile Photo

    Bring an umbrella

    by doogienj Updated May 21, 2004

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Comfortable shoes since London is a great city to discover on foot.

    Miscellaneous: Bring an umbrella, it rains a lot!

    Cold and wet
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    Small Bag

    by fouads Updated Dec 19, 2003

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    Luggage and bags: It,s very useful to have with you small bag or shoulder bag to have in it camera ,Map,s and jacket because London weather is changeable all times

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: and have with you umbrella

    london

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  • kcochran111's Profile Photo

    But the forecast said...

    by kcochran111 Written Jun 2, 2003

    Camping/Beach/Outdoor Gear: An umbrella is your best friend in London. Even if it's 60 and sunny when you wake up, you'll inevitably get rained on at some point in the day.

    Rain in 5, 4, 3...
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    The best tip I ever got....

    by LolaSanFrancisco Written Mar 24, 2003

    Luggage and bags: Lock it up with a pad lock folks. No joke.

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Take you crapy clothes with you. Then replace them with new cool ones you buy alone the way. Donate you old ones to a hostel.

    Lock it up
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What to pack for London?  That's a very good question.  The most important thing to remember is that the weather is completely unpredictable at any time of year.  The expression...

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