Let us put "JOY" in your travel!
London is among the most visited cities in the world, along with other popular travel destinations such as Paris, Rome, Bangkok, Istanbul, Hong Kong, etc. For this reason, a lot of well-travelled as those who have yet to plan their first ever out of the country travel are eyeing this city as their next travel destination.
In addition to the reputation of being among the most toured cities in the world, there are a lot more reasons to pursue the city of London. It’s a great city, where tourists as well as locals can indulge in its numerous exciting attractions but at the same time, they can just relax and be mesmerized in this awesome city.
Here are some great suggestions to make the most out of London in different ways:
Have a taste of London’s royalty by visiting its royal attractions. Among the spots that you shouldn’t miss are the Buckingham Palace, Tower of London, Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens and the Albert Memorial.
Savour the fancy restaurants and cafes
Checking out a wide array of the London regalities will certainly get tourists starving. Lunch can be a satisfying treat at The Orangery in Kensington Palace where tourists can also sit on the terrace and view the gardens.
One recommended place for dinner is at The Fountain Restaurant in the Fortnum and Mason where diners can have a sumptuous choice of starters, healthy dishes, grilled meats, and desserts.
Families can also enjoy Café Rouge, especially the kids who can choose among the different activities from puzzles to stickers. Their menu also includes meals that kids will surely enjoy.
Have an afternoon tea
Sounds too ordinary, you may say? Anyone can get an afternoon tea at work, nearby café, or even at one’s home.
But in London, there’s nothing like going for it in British tradition where locals and tourists can enjoy tea served in the finest chinaware. Savouring this with your choice of pastries, mini sandwich, scones and jam makes it more delightful and relaxing. Among the places to experience this is The Savoy, Claridge’s or The Ritz.
Enjoy the parks and outdoors
From afar, the London Eye may seem harmless. But wait until you get in one of the pods and be at the topmost of the tallest Ferris wheel in Europe. The height may send chills in your spine but being able to view almost the whole London can make it a more fascinating experience.
Kids can also have their share of enjoyment of the outdoors with playgrounds such as the Coram Fields, The Princess Diana Playground, Some ford Grove Adventure Playground and Captain Hook’s pirate ship in Kensington Gardens.
Cap off the day with cocktails
There’s nothing better than ending the day with cocktails. Fortunately, London Nightlife is filled with elegant cocktail bars where you can meet interesting locals and tourists as well. Dress up with attractive cocktail attire and be prepared to go choose among bars such as Whistling Shop, Callooh Callay, and Beaufort Bar at The Savoy, Fleming 89, Milk & Honey and Purl.
About the author:
Sandy Allain has always been fond of sharing information or helpful considerations about London such as things to do, restaurants to dine in, London Nightlife, and much more. Readers can find out more information about London and other well-visited cities in his next posts.