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Summer nights at the opera

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Located in the heart of the city, Trafalgar Square is one of the most famous squares in London and a must see for anyone passing through London. This is a place with a lot of history and is surrounded by beautiful buildings and iconic landmarks such as the National Gallery and the Nelson’s Column. It is one of the main attractions of London and any tourist guide will recommend you to sit down for a while, so you can enjoy the surrounding environment. But, what if at the same time you can enjoy a ballet o a nice opera?

Every summer, during a couple of nights, the BP Summer Big Screens give you the opportunity “to go” to the opera. The massive screens located on the square broadcast two different performances held at the Royal Opera House.

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Borough Market, a real pleasure for the senses

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If you have been living in London for a while, sure you think that the city is not famous because of its culinary tradition.

Well, this is not entirely true… Downtown, between skyscrapers and tucked under the arches of a railway station stands the most important food market in the country, called Borough Market, a real traditional market for fresh organic food.

But Borough Market is much more than just a place to buy and sell food. It is a unique place in the city where you’ll find fresh organic food and high quality products from all across Britain and around the world. You will find yourself into a noisy environment, where people are always busy with their routines, and sellers are mixed with customers, tourists and observers. A place which, without any doubt, is a must see.

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Welcome!!!

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First of all we would like to welcome you aboard this new adventure.

London Low Cost was born as an idea of two friends, María and Rosa, who settled in London in 2010, with our pockets full of enthusiasm but with short budget. However, that has not been an obstacle to explore everything the city has to offer us. Just one condition: low-cost budget.

We are only two of the thousands of Spanish people that have come to London in the last few years. As most of them, we had jobs we would never have imagined, with hectic shifts and not very good salaries. Due to all these reasons -and the fact that London is not precisely cheap- our budget for going out and leisure was nt that great.

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