Excuses about the long queues or prices aren't welcome, although they may seem unfair at first glance. The lines go fast and prices for an unforgettable experience is bearable. The wheel rotates so slowly that you barely sense
The Guerkin tower, as it is popularly known for obvious reasons, is officially called 30 St Mary Axe and is located in the City of London's financial district. It is a spectacular building, both day and night when it is illuminated.
The cities that are crossed by a river are more charming to me. Rivers add different architectural elements to cities, such as bridges. Plus they allow you to have views and look at scenery from other perspectives that you wouldn't
Mayfair is one of the posh neighborhoods of London, along with Chelsea, and it shows to walk through its streets: dozens of shops selling the best brands of clothing and accessories, expensive restaurants and some of the hottest
It's an easy ride from the London Eye Pier at the Millennium Pier. Board at port 2 for this circular cruise that takes 40 minutes with live commentary from trained guides. You'll see the Palace of Westminster, the Tower of London,
Built between 1978 and 1986, designed by architect Richard Rogers (who worked with Renzo Piano in the construction of the Centre Pompidou in Paris), the impressive Lloyd's Building in London stands between classical and Gothic
I have been to London several times, but every time I go I am still surprised at the number of tourists and all the different places. Also the view is spectacular from the London Eye - you have a panoramic unparalleled view of the
At the intersection of Victoria Street and Vauxhall Bridge Road, near Victoria Station, is a replica of Big Ben, the clock tower of the British Parliament, made in metal and considerably smaller, hence the name "little "Ben.
During my extended stay in London I saw many sites but the charm that attracted me the most was Southbank. This is a walk along the south side of the Thames where you can find the London Eye, National Theatre, where you can attend
This is a great place for Beatles fans. Crossing the street where these four geniuses walked the 60, was a dream. Not to mention writing my name on the wall of Abbey Road Studios (where entry is not permitted). Tip: Do not buy
Personally, I've always been afraid of heights, but I could not leave town without going on the London Eye! I do not regret it at all! I recall that it cost about 5 pounds, and the journey lasted 30 minutes. From up there you can
The Thames Clippers are the boats that you see going full speed over the Thames when visiting London. But the good thing is that you can use them with your metro card and you get 1/3 off, making every trip cost 3.50 euros, cheaper
Who hasn't heard of the famous red phone booths in London or England in general? Even in other countries like France you can see some as decoration. These small red phone booths that are around all the streets in London are nice to
The 21,000 black cabs that roam the streets of the British capital are the modern version of "Hackney carriage" that existed in London since the early seventeenth century. They occupy a special position in the law: unlike other taxis
Though in London for only three days I fell in love with the city from the first moment for she breathes history and culture, and Camden Town market had all that culture and history in one place, with posts, buildings , stables ... I
Cambridge Circus is the intersection of Shaftesbury Avenue and Charing Cross Road, an area in the heart of Soho, one of the capital's most fashionable areas. The building stands out most in this kind of circular plaza is Palace
A 32 hectare park in the middle of the Isle of Dogs, this is a nice place to go to enjoy nature and the animals that live here near the skyscrapers of Canary Wharf. The perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of London.
The Thames Flood Barrier was the solution engineered to cope with the dangerous combination of wind and high tides on the Thames River. Located in the district of Greenwich, this stunning piece prevents future floods that have
Located in the heart of Victoria, within 5 minutes walk from Victoria Station and Buckingham Palace, you will find an impressive 28-story building. Completed in 1963, Portland House measures 101 meters in height and is home to many
Heat is rare in England but when it got to 30 degrees I went to the pool at the Lido near me. After an hour of waiting, I finally got in. The water was cold but after a few minutes it was paradise. The pool is clean and there is
Located on the edge of Greenwich Pier on the Thames in East London, Discover Greenwich is the tourist center of the UNESCO Greenwich Maritime World Heritage Site. This building is both a tourist office and a museum that offers
Walking quietly beside the Thames, I came across a small passage between some buildings. Prudence might have made me think twice, but on a Sunday morning and not a soul on the street, I entered the passage. What is my surprise when I
I visited London this year. It was my first trip to the old world and it was really amazing! Although my stay only lasted a few days it was spectacular. When I was over there were days before the opening of the Olympics and since
This Georgian house is distinguished by its style, its balance of proportions, its red bricks, sash windows and beds of violets filled. A jail was built here in 1718 in the neoclassical style of the era of the four kings George of the
This is a private club for luxury cars. The basic subscription costs more than £1400 pounds, £4000 for the superior option, which gives you the option to drive some of the cars. There is also the option of enjoying these cars with a
For many years Picadilly Circus has known for the neon signs that are truly part of London's heritage. The five brands represented today are Samsung, Coca-Cola, McDonald's, TDK and Sanyo. To the west of the square, the Vodafone brand
The Arsenal station shares its name with the famous football team, and is even the same color as the team's kit. In fact, it is covered with images of famous Gunners players, which fans often kiss for luck on match days.