Check the official London website for information on a plethora of topics.  Here you can find out what’s on in London, including film, opera, theatre, clubs, comedy and sports and special events, as well as reviews for hotels, B&Bs, self-catering and museums, galleries and other top attractions.  You can also get all the boring, yet essential, info such as weather, post office info, etc. You can ask questions about visiting London on the official facebook page and blog, as well as on twitter @visitlondon.

If you need to contact your nation's embassy or diplomatic mission whilst in London, a full list can be found at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office website - http://www.fco.gov.uk/ (on the right click on "Directory" then "Foreign Embassies in the UK").

Look out for copies of the FREE monthly publication "London Planner" which has a fantastic comprehensive listing of sights, attractions and events in London.

Find out everything you ever wanted to know about London transport, including ticket information and planning your travel in London, on the TFL website.

www.visitbritain.com should be able to answer any questions you may have about travelling in the Britain beyond London.