London Pass BlogBack to Blog
Jacko 'taking boat to O2 arena'
Published: Wednesday 25th of March 2009
King of Pop Michael Jackson is rumoured to be considering a rather unusual choice of transport for his residency at the O2 Arena.
The singer - who will be playing 50 dates at the venue - is reported to be travelling there by boat, suggests the Daily Mirror.
It is claimed that the singer is sick of helicopters and being stuck in the capital's traffic, so will take to its waterways instead.
"He loves the idea of turning up by boat - he thinks it's much more glamorous and very James Bond," a source tells the paper.
The 50-year-old's concerts will begin in June and are said to be his last on British soil.
People heading to London can also take to its waterways with the London Pass.
It enables them to embark on Jason's Canal Boat for free, saving £8.50 per adult and £7.50 per child.
Follow The London Pass blog to learn about the latest news with attractions, sights and sightseeing events in the city. As well as useful tips, hints and advice for visitors to the city and how to make the most of your sightseeing time in London. We hope you enjoy…
Wednesday 19th of December 2012 People who have always had an interest in transport services are well catered to in London
Tuesday 18th of December 2012 The Jewel Tower is a delight for people who are into history or architecture.
Monday 17th of December 2012 People looking for things to do in London could opt for a trip to Apsley House, at one of the premier addresses in London.
Sunday 16th of December 2012 A Twickenham Rugby Museum & Stadium Tour allows sports fans a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the sport.
Saturday 15th of December 2012 The Orangery offers visitors an elegant lunch.
Friday 14th of December 2012 People looking for London attractions that will give them a glimpse into the life of Her Majesty should consider a trip to Windsor Castle.
Thursday 13th of December 2012 The Fan Museum is hosting an exhibition to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee year.
Wednesday 12th of December 2012 The Royal Air Force Museum has plenty of highlights for aviation fans.
Tuesday 11th of December 2012 The Courtauld Gallery is one of the best London attractions for art lovers.
Monday 10th of December 2012 Pollock's Toy Museum gives people a glimpse into the lives of the children of yesteryear.
Thursday 6th of December 2012 The Jewish Museum is currently displaying a particularly moving exhibition of work from Adi Nes.