United Kingdom

Explore the UK

The United Kingdom is made up of England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland, though I only got the chance to visit London. Greater London includes 33 districts with a diverse population, food, and culture within these various districts that’s easily explorable by the bus or the Underground. 


Capital City

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When to Visit London

London is known for being perpetually plagued by rain and clouds. However, weather can change from a dreary day to a beautiful sunny one in minutes. Summer tends to be the most popular time to visit, with temperatures between 15C (60F) and 30C (90F). Overall, the weather seems to be quite temperate though. A rainy day is a rainy day.

How to Get There

If you’re coming from Europe, there are hundreds of flights arriving in London each day. Ryanair and EasyJet fly into airports like Stansted, Southend, Gatwick, and Luton. Traditional airlines will fly into those airports along with Heathrow and City Airport. Coming from the United States, nearly every major city has direct flights for as low as $300 round-trip.

Why to Come

London is a massive city of over 8,000,000 within the metropolitan area. There are so many things to do and see, and it's an easy destination for English speakers. It's also an incredibly easy city to do on a budget with public transportation taking you anywhere in the entire city. And Apply Pay is almost universally accepted throughout London, even on the public buses