London is the largest city in not only the United Kingdom but in England. It is also the largest city in Western Europe with more than 7.5 million residents. London is broken out into Districts some comprised of more than 30 boroughs. Most districts are divided out by cultural, functional or social districts and are varied in size. Covent Garden for instance offers shopping adventures, Soho offers nightclubs and restaurants, Bloomsbury is the academic area and of course the City of London is the historical and financial core of the city. If it’s a vibrant nightlife you’re seeking you will want to visit the East District where you’ll find a mixture of galleries and a bustling night life.
For those who love to venture out there are a number of tours that are offered in London – on foot, on busses or by duck boats. London Walks offers a variety of walks including Ghost Walks, Private Walks, entertainment walks, walks designed especially for kids and of course a Paris Walk. If you love to walk you’ll find something to do any day of the week! If you just can’t stand the thought of all those miles on foot, consider one of the many double decker tours that offer ‘hop on-hop off ‘ services offered by The Original London Sightseeing Tour, where you can take advantage of sights like Buckingham Palace and Piccadilly Circus, or Madame Tussauds and The National Gallery or Sherlock Holmes Pub and Downing Street or head over for a museum tour where you have access to all of London’s top museums. If you love the idea of seeing London by water, check out the world famous London Duck Tours which will take you on a live guided tour of Westminster – by road and a trip along the River Thames.
Museum lovers will have a wealth of museums to visit, many of them offering entrance at no charge. You’ll love the Museum of Natural History where you can come face to face with dinosaurs, discover the magic of a blue whale, find out what a volcano really does, check out prehistoric fish or get a rare glimpse of minerals and gemstones.
In London, regardless of what type of foods you enjoy, you’ll find a restaurant that you will love. Whether it’s Indian, African/Caribbean, Chinese, Middle Eastern or vegetarian, you will find restaurants that will delight every palate. For a canteen style Japanese meal you’ll want to definitely visit Wagamama which offers fresh cooked food at a great price. You’ll love the variety and the quality of the food here. For those who are looking for a little more of an intimate setting try Aubergine or Bleeding Heart for high quality food and a great selection of wines offering a combination restaurant, bistro and tavern!
When you’ve had your dinner, you’ll find a wealth of choices for a vibrant night time experience. Whether you’re looking for clubs, pubs, dancing until dawn you’ll find a blend of traditional clubs, cozy fires and wine bars dotted all over London!