Thursday, 7 July 2011

London Calling

Now that the holiday season is upon us; many will be jetting off to all parts of the world.

Once we arrive in our chosen destination, it would be nice to have a guide available to help us find the more interesting places.

This is where comes in; they have an iPhone app that works as a personal tour guide, helping you navigate independently and with ease through cities around the world; from Acapulco to Vladivostok.

In total there are 5,000 tours spanning 470 cities worldwide. have recently released a self-guided tour for London. To celebrate this they asked me to run a Quiz/Competition on the blog.

Readers that get the following questions correct will win three free city walk iPhone apps, to the cities of their choice.

Answers must be sent to

Now on to the quiz

Discover London Quiz

1.The city of London has gone through a variety of names during its history. How was London never called like?
A. Lundenwic
B. Lundenburg
C. Londenstadt

2. A culturally diverse and multi-ethnic city, London is home to people speaking over ___ languages.
A. 100
B. 300
B. 500

3. Which one of these fine gentlemen is not from London?
A. Francis Bacon
B. Jerry Springer
C. Liam Gallagher

4. The Queen's official residence, Buckingham Palace, was built in 1702 on the site of a notorious:
A. Circus
B. Theater
C. Brothel

5. London's perhaps most famous address has never actually existed. It is of course, the world known:
A. 221b Baker Street
B. 221b Lemon Street
C. 221b Plum Tree Lane

6. How many of UK's restaurants are located in London?
A. 16%
B. 26%
C. 36%

7. When was the Big Fire of London?
A. 1666
B. 1777
C. 1888

8. Which is the oldest bridge over the River Thames?
A. Westminster Bridge
B. Tower Bridge
C. London Bridge

9. What is the “London Eye” ?
A. A large telescope in the London observatory
B. A large ferris wheel operated by British Airways
C. The nickname of London’s police

10. Whose statue is placed in Kensington Gardens?
A. Winnie Pooh
B. Mickey Mouse
C. Peter Pan

And remember answers must be sent to

1 comment:

  1. I was in London two years ago and i was impressed. Unfortunately i had no time to visit it very well because i was there for only two days, but i hope to visit it again very soon. I recommend this place, it is very nice.