Tourists want to be excited and intrigued when they head away on holiday because on a trip they should discover something new. Millions of travellers visit the English destination of London every year so the capital must be doing something right. Being there is fascinating as it has great things to offer travellers including a wonderful history and beautiful buildings. The city has a range of fantastic monuments and landmarks worth seeing such as the iconic Buckingham Palace. There is also the beautiful St Paul’s Cathedral that is an important part of the London skyline and modern buildings such as the skyscraper of the Shard.
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The tube network is pretty special and is the oldest running subway in the world now offering overnight trains on certain lines. It’s much easier to take the underground in the city than hiring a car, so tourists should sit back and enjoy their trip on the tube. The busiest airport in the city and also the world is Heathrow that has more international passengers than any other transport stop. The airport has very quick links through the tube network into central London, and also provides a fast train service to Paddington Station in the heart of the city. Getting around the capital couldn’t be easier and tourists will actually enjoy their journeys.
Tourists heading to the capital will want to stay somewhere that is found at the centre of the city close to transport stops. A fantastic choice of accommodation is the Park Avenue Baker Street Hotel that’s found near many attractions. Its large rooms are amazing and they offer air-conditioning and spacious en-suite bathrooms. There are many modern amenities such as a television and Wi-Fi internet. If travellers stay in the hotel’s double and club rooms, they will enjoy such features as a microwave, fridge and mineral water. This residence is one of the best hotels in baker street and allows tourists to feel right at home when they visit.
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The city is full of pubs and bars that vary in what they offer travellers with the opportunity for them to try out some delicious European ales and beers. There are a massive number of eateries in the capital that offer cuisine from around the globe. All tastes will be catered for but visitors should definitely try a traditional English afternoon tea with tasty savoury and sweet treats. Another great thing about London is the amount of independent bookshops on offer such as Foyles and Daunt, where tourists can spend hours perusing over the items. There are twice as many bookshops in the English capital than there are in New York.
The city also provides amazing cultural institutions including the fantastic Tate Modern that is the most popular art gallery in the world with millions of guests every year. The modern art and sculpture there is clearly a very enticing prospect for culture fans. Tourists who are fans of music will also love heading to one of the capital’s many venues for a gig that could be in a pub, club or arena. There are many free music events available that are worth searching out with travellers able to see classical, pop, opera and rock performances across the city.