London Travel Tips
London - the grand resonance of its very name suggests history and might. Its opportunities for entertainment by day and night go on and on and on. It's a city that exhilarates and intimidates, a Monopoly board studded with stellar sights.
It's a cosmopolitan mix of Third and First Worlds, the stubbornly traditional and the proudly avant-garde. But somehow - between 'er Majesty and Boy George, Bow Bells and Big Ben, the Millennium Dome and the 2012 Olympics - it all hangs together.
With its stunning Victorian architecture, landmark structures and the glittering stretch of the River Thames, London is a city that looks even more impressive from up above and thankfully, there are ...
London may have imported rock music from across the pond, but no other city in the world has been as pivotal in its ongoing history. The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, David Bowie, Pink ...
With eco-tourism fast becoming de-rigueur and Britain set to experience an uncharacteristically rain-free summer, now is the time to dig out your cycling shorts and pedal your way around the sights. ...
Featuring the country’s largest flotilla in history, led by the Queen’s Royal barge and likely more Union Jacks than you can imagine, the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant on the 3rd of June is set to ...
London’s West End means one thing: the theater! Only New York City’s Broadway comes close to competing with the West End as the world’s premier theater hub. The razzle dazzle of musicals, drama by ...
I was delighted to be asked to offer a complimentary walking tour of London
to Viator clients last Friday. The idea was to introduce people to the
benefits of hiring one of Viator’s qualified ...
With its summer calendar already bursting at the seams, London seems set to have one of its most exciting years yet, with thousands flooding the city for the London 2012 festival and the ...
Much has been made of the phenomenal success of the King’s Speech. It is an excellent film with fine performances from Colin Firth as the stuttering King George VI (the present Queen’s father) and ...
As only the 2nd monarch, alongside Queen Victoria, to ever fulfill 60 years on the throne, it’s a significant year for the Queen of England, with June 2nd, 2012 marking her Diamond Jubilee. Britons ...
You think you know what food markets are all about? Borough Market will change your mind. This is one of those places that food dreams are made of. On Thursdays, Fridays and especially Saturdays ...
Britain’s favorite period drama, Downton Abbey has been taking the world by storm of late, so get your top hats and teacups at the ready, and prepare to get a taste of Edwardian-era England. The ...
London is getting ready for the event of the year – the marriage of the Queen’s eldest grandson and second in line to the throne, to a “commoner” on 29th April at Westminster Abbey. Prince ...
“I WAS GLAD” the choir sang as Catherine Middleton entered Westminster Abbey to marry her prince – a sentiment echoed not just in Britain but around the world as 2 billion people watched the Royal ...
One of London’s most fascinating yet often-overlooked museums, Sir John Soane’s Museum is dedicated to its namesake, the much-celebrated neo-classical architect who designed a number of acclaimed ...
If you want big, you’ll go no bigger than London. The world’s tenacious financial center, London is known for its chaotic walkways, historic relics plundered from afar, ancient pubs, regal ...
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Doing what: Private Viewing of Stonehenge including Bath and Lacock
Get an insider look at the Tower of London, St Paul's Cathedral and the View from The Shard on this incredible Viator VIP tour! With exclusive pre-opening access to the Tower of London, your tour includes the tower's historic opening ceremony and a look at the Crown Jewels with a Beefeater guide. Explore the normally inaccessible Triforium at St Paul's Cathedral, alongside other highlights like the Whispering Gallery and the Crypts. Stop for a 2-course lunch at The Restaurant at St Paul's Cathedral, and then finish your day with a visit to The Shard.