London's Parliament Bridge is a great place to gaze on Big Ben and the historic Parliament building
Observations From My Time in London
A 10 Day Layover in London, England
Written. December 25, 2008 Updated. May 27, 2013
My wife, Carrie, and I, had booked a one-way ticket from New York City to Delhi with a short layover in London, England. However, since there was no price difference when making it a 10 day layover, we called up some friends and stayed for a while.
Along the way, I had these observations, thoughts and musings.
We got upgraded to first class on our London to New Delhi flight for some reason that we do not know, but I never want to go back to coach again. I actually wrote this blog entry from 35,000 miles above the ground.
While it was Christmas season and there were lights and displays in the more touristy areas, it just didn’t feel like it does in the USA where it beyond commercialized..
We are now members of the couchsurfing community, which is an online networking site where people offer up their couch for a night or two for free. There are members worldwide and we hope to use this as a great way to see the local’s way of live as we travel. To learn more, check out Couchsurfing.com.