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Not everyone visiting London wants to spend their time visiting the vast number of amazing galleries and museums. Sometimes you want to let your hair down and have some good fun. Whether you are travelling as a couple, on business or as a family, there is plenty for the adventure seeker to experience when visiting this capital city.

The London Dungeon

This is not for the faint hearted. In fact, it is fun for the whole family with a scary experience as you learn about London’s horrible past. You will be told the darkest of stories about the streets of London combined with frightening charters (which are actors dressed up, so don’t be too alarmed). This underground dungeon will let you walk through the passages, jump in freight and scary characters come out of no where and listen to the interesting historical stories that are told.

Shreks Adventure London

This is something for the younger family members, though parents will have just as much fun when visiting Shreks Adventure London. Based on the famous film, the Shrek characters are brought to life with more than ten live shows, 4D rides, a mirror maze and so much more. A great way to spend an afternoon with the family when visiting London.


LEGOLAND is another must when visiting London as a family, though couples have just as much fun in this fantastic space which includes a host of rides, shows and models. Children can be entertained for hours with some lego building fun and taking in the more than fifty interactive displays. Learn to drive a lego car or ride a lego dragon, the possibilities are endless at LEGOLAND.

Thorpe Park

Thorpe Park is one of the top theme parks in the United Kingdom and happens to be in London. Here you will find roller coasters and rides for the whole family. It caters to all thrill seekers and is an ultimate park and one of the parks with the highest and fastest rides in the world. Whether you love riding at G force speeds or being spun upside down on a roller-coaster, you will find that this park has it all.

Chessington World of Adventures

Chessington World of Adventures is alive with dragons, roller coasters and more. It welcomes the whole family, catering to family members of all ages. While older family members may enjoy riding the host off roller coasters, younger families will love the children’s zoo or visiting the shark sea life centre.

While there is plenty to do and see in London for those who love a little adventure when visiting a city, London is home to some of the most famous sights and attractions in the world.

If you are visiting as a family, be sure to spend an afternoon in the famous Hyde Park where you can row a boat on the man-made lake or feed the ducks. Maybe you just want to take a leisurely walk in the sunshine or ride bicycles together around the lake. Hyde Park offers something for everyone with plenty of quiet places and plenty of trees, so you can enjoy a relaxing picnic before heading back to your hotel.

Even if you are an adventure seeker, it is definitely worthwhile to take note of the top sights and attractions such as Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, Tower Bridge, the British Museum, National History Museum and more and take a little time out to soak up some of the history and culture of this busy and exciting capital city.

Chicago is unique. Each part has a special draw and includes upscale River North, the buzzing Loop downtown, scholarly Hyde Park, artsy Wicker Park and flamboyant Boystown. The best architecture and museums of the world present a multi-cultural makeup with its thriving music and dining scene. This second largest City of the U.S is second to none.

If you are in a mood for jazz clubs, comedy, glittering skyscrapers, fine dining or some afternoon shopping, consider where to go using the Chicago travel guide. Architecture and design buffs may trip the cutting edge monuments and buildings of the country such as Cloud Gate featuring mammoth reflective bean sculpture, while the sports fans can cheer their teams, be it the bears, the Cubs, the Blackhawks, the Bulls or the White Sox.

Amidst all these, getting around Chicago is the main concentration and the best way to do this is to go through public transportation, particularly the elevated train the L train that is simple and cheap to use. Street parking fees and parking garages are pricey and if you plan to travel on wheels, you can find plenty of rental agencies.

Navigating Chicago is not easy; it is too vast to consider walking. The neighborhoods may be explored by bike or foot. However, if you are visiting during winters, get layers to stay protected from low temperatures and heavy snowfall. There are lots of transportation facilities to get around Chicago and this includes the buses operating in most hours. The Metra rail is also a reliable transportation to go towards the South, East or North Chicago. You may get a weekend pass and travel without hindrance. Taxis are pricey, but are convenient to travel to places and water taxi is a fun way of getting around Chicago, but they are available only in the warmer months from April through September.

Traffic is thick in Chicago and all the rental cars, gas, and parking fees are pricey. This is the reason it is recommended to stay on public transportation. Winters are windy in the Great Lakes region, packing a hat and scarf, and wearing lots of layers are unavoidable.

Chicago parking tickets are easy to receive, but there are lots of confusing signage. If it the first time you are visiting Chicago, or are using a car to travel in Chicago, it is very important to know these factors:

· Parking signs (Street cleaning, time limit, etc)

· Snow regulations

· Permit parking areas

· Prohibited parking zones

Anyone receiving a parking ticket in Chicago means following the rules must be done meticulously. For instance, in case you are parking on the street and a part of your parked car is in front of the yellow zone, you will be ticketed.

The rules are ever-changing and strict in Chicago, besides, it varies from street to street that one always has to stay alert and keep looking out for parking incriminating situations.

Tips to avoid parking tickets
· Always look for signage regarding parking restrictions.

· During winters, opt to park in a parking garage for your car safety as streets are cleared frequently.

· Understand and know when off-street parking can be done, this saves pain and frustration and also are affordable choices.