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May 10, 2012
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Whether you travel in London minicabs or by foot, take in the sights to learn your way around the city.

Have you ever tried to walk along Oxford Street during the day? Those of you who have will know how busy and crowded the pavements get in the city centre; it’s a difficult mission to negotiate your way from one end to the other. Some people are ruthless; they will push and shove with their elbows out, determined to hurry along. Other’s will meekly try to side step people, failing to make it further than a few metres. If you’re really in a rush, London minicabs are the way to go.

 

Any driver of the minicabs London has to offer are very familiar with the roads here; they know where traffic will be heavy and where roadworks are taking place, therefore they can plan the best route to take you where you need to be. It’s much less stressful to sit comfortably in the back of a car than it is to battle your way through the crowds! This solution is ideal for anyone who is new to London and doesn’t know their way round very well; public transport is usually efficient, but the buses and tubes can be difficult to understand for someone who has never visited before. London minicabs are also popular with business people who have important meetings to get to and deadlines to meet; it’s not an option for them to get caught up in train and tube delays.

 

If you have all the time in the world, you might want to go by foot and get your bearings, especially if you’re able to avoid the major retail streets and congestion. Walking around London gives you some great views, but it’s strongly recommended to buy a map or an A - Z guide. This will help you find your way without getting lost; although you can ask for directions, many people in the city are in a rush and may he difficult to catch up with! A map will give you the freedom to explore at your own pace, learning how to get from one area to another. Many central locations are closer than you think; often, tube stations only have a couple of minutes walk in between them. If you’re always underground on the tube when you travel, you might never learn this!

 

Travelling in one of the minicabs London can provide also helps you learn your way around the city, becoming more familiar with the roads and routes you may need to take in the future. If you’re in a taxi, don’t forget to look out the window - otherwise you could miss some wonderful sights.

 

Author info: Castledweller writes professionally by day Minicabs in London, and studies towards a BA Creative Writing by night. He focuses her articles on Taxi to Heathrow.

 

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