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A tour of London comes with a Buffalo twist

Posted at 4:33 PM, Mar 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-10 16:33:11-05

No matter where you go in the world, there's always a western new york connection.

"My brother and wife and children used to live in Buffalo ... I've been to see a few Buffalo Bills games as well so I'm quite looking forward to and excited to see the Buffalo Bills playing here in Wembley."

Meet Tomos Davies, you could call him a walking encyclopedia when it comes to the historic streets of London, England.

He says every nook, cranny, and especially alley way tells a unique story.

"Wherever you go, you just go darting down an alley and this is the way you avoid the big crowds, nobody knows their way around there so just go in and out." says Davies.

And down one particular alley, is a hidden gem, one of many in this incredible city.  It's one of the oldest pubs in London, a spot Bills fans or anyone traveling to London will want to visit for a quick pint.

"And I've got to say, nothing has changes here at all, and what you'll find inside, everybody's got their story," says Davies. "Now, how correct are they 400 years down the line, doesn't matter, but you'll be made welcome, and everyone will have a story for you.

Just a few blocks away, is an alley with a very dark past. Only a portion of Newgate prison remains, but there's an intriguing connection between the Queen City and this once infamous prison.

"I believe you've got a part of that jail over there in Buffalo", says Davies.

He's right, in fact a portion of the old gate is located at the Canisius College library.

So, no matter what you choose to explore, whether it's Buckingham Palace, St. Paul's Cathedral or a cheeky pint in a traditional British pub, the best way to experience this city is on your own two feet.

"And just get lost in it, walk along the river, find places, find little places like this and just get lost in London."