Every once in a while each one us dreams of a dream get away to a dream destination for a dream holiday. Step one towards planning your dream holiday is to choose the right destination. This absolutely gorgeous Earth has endless holiday destinations to offer to each one of us. You may choose land or the sea, nature or civilization, ancient or modern, you will never be disappointed. Talking of travel destinations, one of the most talked about places is England. The land of the Queen attracts millions of tourists every year. Whether they are the parts of Yorkshire and Derbyshire which are endowed with abundant natural beauty or the scintillating city of London or the Mecca for literature lovers- The Lake District, England has been able to give something or the other to everyone.
“When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford” — Samuel Johnson
The Big Ben, the Thames, the Buckingham Palace, the Tower Bridge, the London Eye, the Trafalgar Square, the royalty, the legendary history- Yes, that’s the vibrantly multicultural London for you. With 15.3 million international visitors in 2011, London still remains to be one of the most preferred destinations for travel aficionados. Whether it is a walk down the History lane or spending time in open air, London has sufficiently interesting museums and parks to attract every kind of tourist. One of the most prominent and oldest cities in the world, London is a world centre for culture, education, music, food, fashion, politics and economy.
Getting to London as easy as cakewalk– London is extremely well connected by air with all the major cities in the world and in Europe with its three main airports- Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and three smaller ones- Luton, London city Airport and London Southend. There are also frequent trains from all over Europe and United Kingdom. When in the city, you have one of the world’s oldest underground tube systems to move around. Other than those, you have the famous black cabs (not necessarily black in colour!) and minicabs that are easily available twenty four hours and the busses, overgrounds and trams too. Yet another option is to hire a car. If you can stretch your budget a little and want to experience the royal city with the luxury that befits the city, there is always go for Bentley hire London.
Must visit tourist places in London are: Buckingham Palace, London Eye, Marble Arch, Piccadilly Circus, St Paul’s Cathedral, Tower Bridge, Tower of London, Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, 30 St Mary Axe, The Shard, the British Museum, National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum, Natural History Museum, Tate Modern, Tate Britain, Madame Tussauds, Hyde Park, St James Park, Regent’s Park, Hampstead Heath, Richmond Park, Bushy Park and many more. For the more lively spirits, there are options to listen to live music at any given time. The brimming night life of the city, the many phenomenal theatres, spectacular restaurants makes the city a traveller’s paradise.