Olympic fever is nearly over and Western Europe’s most populated city, with about 8 million residents, has felt the pinch of welcoming an additional million people for a few weeks. Not uncommon after such a major event, London hotels are reporting that bookings are down for the post-Games period, prompting them to offer sale rates. Prices for late August and September this year—a time of reasonable weather usually —are as much as 60 percent off the norm.  It’s a perfect time to visit – and even attend a Paralympic Event. Continue reading “Visiting London as a solo traveller” »