This post is brought to you by Hotels4u. For more information on sponsored posts read here. From the Tate Modern to The British Museum, London is known for being home to some of the world’s best museums, and with most being free of charge, the wide selection can be overwhelming and many of the smaller ones are overlooked. We’ve rounded […]
London is an incredible city, filled with sights to explore, museums to visit and things to do. While you can capture the essence of the city during a 3-day stay, 5 days in London gives you a chance to get to know the city better and even plan a day trip out of London. However, London has never been a […]
London is one of the most fascinating cities in the world. It’s a place filled with culture, history, excellent nightlife and a lot of things to do. The following itinerary is based on my 5-days stay in London (back in March 2011). Among the sites visited are: British Museum, Tower of London, Tower Bridge, Bucking Palace, Trafalgar Square, St. Paul’s […]
Bristol ranks fourth in the top destinations in England , having a long maritime history and offering a variety of activities. During the summer, the city comes to life thanks to the many festivals taking place here. Although the city is served by Bristol Airport (BRS), the ninth busiest airport in the UK, and a major base for both Ryanair […]
For those who like to visit museums and learn a lot about the history of different places, London is a treasure chest filled with many places of interest. Probably the most important of them is the British Museum . The museum is free to enter but there are always temporary exhibitions which require an admission fee. It is open daily […]
I’ve just been to London this March. During the 5-day vacation it didn’t rain, we used the tube to get around and visited everything we planned to. London is not cheap but it’s possible to get by on a low daily budget. Our hotel – gracefully located right by two tube stations, offering links to the entire city – offered […]
The Museum in Docklands, an offshoot of the Museum of London, opened in 2003 in a network of converted sugar warehouses in West India Quay. The museum tells the story of London in relation to the River Thames: why and where people first settled along the river, and how invaders such as the Romans, Vikings, Danes and Normans impacted the political, […]
St James’s Park, the oldest Royal Park in London, occupies 58 acres of prime land right in the center of the city. The west end of the park runs from the edge of Horseguards Parade and the Foreign Office to Buckingham Palace. The park is bordered on its north side by the Mall and on the south by Birdcage Walk.
Beside Kensington Gardens and across the street from the Royal Albert Hall is a splendidly ornate memorial honoring Prince Albert, the dearly beloved husband of Queen Victoria, who died at age 42 in 1861.