Liz Rubenstein

Liz Rubenstein

Hello, Bonjour, Shalom! I am a very proud third-generation Londoner born and bred. Enthusiastic, lively, and passionate about the greatest city in the world! Particular specialism in working with children and teenagers and family groups, although I have many years experience working with all types of visitors whether their visit is for business or for pleasure. I take great delight in bringing places to life and giving them meaning. Sightseeing is not just about history and any visit should be fun! It's the stories that count! Vast experience as a tour manager as well as over 20 years as a London Blue Badge Tourist Guide combines together to make for an understanding of people and their requirements and the need for flexibility. Time is precious when travelling but it's also important not to overdo things! Sometimes less can be more! Any good plan can always be the basis for change - it's all about you and not about me! I do have a particular interest in government and politics and hold the accreditation to guide inside the Palace of Westminster [Houses of Parliament]. I have also developed a Suffragettes in London walking tour around the Westminster area which was created initially for UK A Level Politics students but has been of great interest to a variety of people from various backgrounds and countries. I love walking tours - exploring a smaller area more in-depth can be a great way to spend a couple of hours whether it's ghosts, plague and executions on the Dark Side in the City, Immigration in the East End, Theatreland around Covent Garden, or Victoria and Albert in South Kensington. Maybe you prefer a tour focusing on food or drink? Not a problem! In fact, anything is pretty much possible, just ask! More general walks of course are also the perfect introduction if you have never been here before. See all the "big" sights either from the outside or include an internal visit with no hurry and there will always be opportunities for loo breaks and refreshments! I will always plan a tour for your specific interests and needs and I will always be honest and tell you what will or won't work within the time limits etc. There are no scripts and no fixed routes and if you have a particular interest then just ask! I lead tours in English, French and Hebrew.

Languages

EnglishFrenchHebrew

Top 5 Specialities

London Food Tour

Tate Modern Tour

Westminster Abbey Tour

Tower of London Tour

Classic London Tour

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