London is known for its travel and tourism. Whether you are visiting London for the first time or you are visiting for the first time, there is plenty to do!
London is also well-known for being a busy city, riddle with traffic. The city itself is composed of narrow maze-like Roman streets and can experience a significantly high amount of traffic.
Most people would use taxi’s or a car service to travel from to get around an unfamiliar location. However, with the extremely high traffic congestion that occurs in London, traveling by taxi may be time consuming and pricey. You can avoid spending the majority of your vacation stuck in traffic by using London’s underground transportation system or even walking.
What fun is a trip if you don’t take the time to do a little shopping? London has plenty of shopping areas that can accommodate any budget. Some of the best shopping areas include:
- Oxford Street
- Bond Street
London is also home to many markets where you pick up antiques, flowers, and vintage gems. Check out:
- Brick Lane
- Portobello Road
- Columbia Road
Go out and attend a live sporting event. Home to the most professional football teams in the world, London has a variety of sporting events for you to enjoy! If you’re not into football, you can also visit Cricket Lord’s Cricket Ground or a Rugby game at Twickenham.
Due to it’s cultural diversity, London is often referred to as “the world in one city”. The diversity of the city is quite often reflected in its food, and with over 6,000 restaurants, you are sure to find a delicious meal.
Enjoy your trip
London is not a small city and it is impossible to see and experience all it has to offer during your vacation. That’s okay! Enjoy as much of the city, as you can without exhausting yourself. After all, you can always plan a return visit.