Walk Along the Thames River in London, England

The River Thames starts in Thames Head, coursing through southern England and most notably London, until it reaches the North Sea. The river itself starts as a "small trickle" from the source, as described by the official site. Stretching two hundred and ten miles, this walk only features a small portion of this river.

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Portobello Market in London, England

Portobello Market in Notting Hill, London is perhaps one of the most well known street markets in the world. The stalls line the streets on Saturdays can you can get anything from clothing to jewelry to books to antiques and even food. The street itself is definitely lined with great shops even if you can't make it on a Saturday.

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Poppie's Fish and Chips in London, England

Poppie's Fish and Chips is a staple for Britain's most famous dish consisting of fried battered fish and what we call fries. It's a common fast food or take away food in the UK. Some of the best fish and chips platters can be found in local shops, but Poppie's is a nice chain restaurant. They have a varied menu with everything from jellied eels to mushy peas to roast chicken. And of course the famous fish and chips which come in cod or haddock.

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Leadenhall Market in London, England

Leadenhall Market is right in the heart of the city, boasting ornate columns and bright bold paint. It dates back to the 14th century and sits in the middle of what was Roman London. Originally peddling meat, poultry, and game, it now houses upscale retailers and unique eateries. It's survived the weathering throughout the years and even the Great Fire. In the early 90's it was extensively restored.

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Master the Art of Transportation in Venice, Italy

Transportation is unique in Venice. You can get most anywhere by walking. You get to other islands by boat. There are boat stations sprinkled along the island edges. For newbies, it's daunting to figure out which boats are which. Once you become an expert at spotting your mode of transportation, navigating Venice will be easy. 

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