A Bird’s Eye View of London from the London Eye

London Eye

The London Eye – A Favourite London Attraction: One of the best ways to see London is from the air. Unfortunately, this was something that was fairly inaccessible to most until the London Eye. Now it’s as easy as stepping onto a platform that moves slower than the average escalator into the London Eye capsule. […]

Royal Observatory, Greenwich – Home of GMT

Tony on the Greenwich Meridian Line

The Royal Observatory is Home of GMT and the Prime Meridian of the World: To most of us, “What time is it?” is a rather mundane question. Sometimes it can be an annoying question, especially when it’s being asked by those who can’t be bothered to look up the time themselves. But, to the men […]

Royal Albert Hall – A Vision of Prince Albert

Royal Albert Hall - London

The Royal Albert Hall – Dedicated to “The Triumph of Arts and Sciences”: One of Britain’s premier events venue, the Royal Albert Hall is a historical and treasured building, well known the world over. Situated in South Kensington, in central London, the Royal Albert Hall has a long and rich history as one of the […]

Kensington Palace – A Palace Steeped in History

Kensington Palace & Gardens

Kensington Palace – Home to some of Britain’s Famous Kings and Queens since 1689: Kensington Palace has been a royal home since 1689 and some of Britain’s most famous kings and queens have lived here.  One of its best known resident in recent history was Diana, Princess of Wales, and with plans for Prince William […]

Buckingham Palace – Royal Residence of the Queen

Buckingham Palace, London

Buckingham Palace – Official Residence of Britain’s Monarchy since 1837: Undoubtedly one of the most popular tourist attractions in London, Buckingham Palace is still the official residence of Britain’s monarchy, as it has been since Queen Victoria’s designation in 1837. Much of the building was constructed as early as 1703 for the Duke of Buckingham.  […]

Shakespeare’s Globe – Act II

Shakespeare's Globe, London

Shakespeare’s Globe – Dedicated to Shakespeare and Shakepeare’s London: Shakespeare’s Globe is in fact long gone, the original Shakespeare’s Globe that is. During a performance of Henry VIII in 1613, wadding from a stage cannon set fire to the thatched roof and the entire theatre burned to the ground. But this wasn’t the cause of […]

Natural History Museum – London

London Natural History Museum

The Museum has one of the Largest and most Diverse Collections in the World: Since its founding in the mid-19th century, the Natural History Museum has offered one of the largest, most diverse collections in the world. The dinosaur exhibits are world-renowned, but there are dozens of others equally deserving of a visit. The Waterhouse […]

Sherlock Holmes – Consulting Detective

221b Baker Street, London

221b Baker Street is one of the most famous addresses in London: If you’ve watched the latest and very modern Sherlock Holmes movie with Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law, you would have been reminded of 221b Baker Street, the home address of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John H. Watson. Well, at least that’s where […]

Thames River Cruises

Thames River Cruise, London

See London sights from the Deck of your River Boat: A Thames River Cruise is one of the top attractions for many visitors to London and seeing the sights of London from the comfort of your river boat deck is certainly one of the most leisurely ways of doing your London sightseeing. But you don’t […]

London Attractions and London Sightseeing

Original London Sightseeing Tour

The Essential Introduction to London: If you’re new to London or haven’t visited for a while, don’t waste your precious holiday time trying to find out where places are. The best and quickest way to get an orientation of where all your London sightseeing attractions are is to join a hop-on-hop-off tour. The Original London […]