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Navigating Your Way Through The London Underground

The London Underground is the rail system that is used in London. It is also used in areas such as Buckinghamshire and Essex. It has been around since 1863 and is the oldest rail system in the world. Even though it is named the Underground, the majority of rail travel is done above the ground. Locals also...

What You Need To Know When Planning Your Trip To London

When you plan your trip to London, there are some things that you cannot forget, in addition to packing your clothes and bringing your toiletries and essentials. One of the important things you’ll want to do is to learn how to get around the city. London is one of the largest cities in Europe and you...

Kensington Palace, One Of London’s Famous Residences

Kensington Palace has been a place where some of the royals have resided for many years. Some of the well-known royals that resided there are the late Princess Diana of Wales and the late Princess Margaret, sister to Queen Elizabeth. Diana’s apartment was located in the northwest area of the Palace...

How To Ride London’s Double Decker Bus

If you’re looking for a way to get around London, the double-decker bus is one of the ways to go. The locals use them every day. They’re good for tourist to use also. Since these buses only go to certain places, you may or may not get to ride it. However, if you’re a tourist, even if you...

Buckingham Palace, The Official Residence Of Queen Elizabeth

Buckingham Palace used to be a town home whose owner was the Dukes of Buckingham, hence the name Buckingham Palace. While it was still a town home, it was purchased in 1761 for Queen Charlotte for use as a family home. She and her husband, George III, wanted to be closer to where they held a lot of their...

Big Ben, The Bell Within The Clock Tower That Never Stops

Big Ben was constructed after the fire at The Palace of Westminster in 1834. Ten years later, the new buildings that were constructed included a tower and a clock, which of course, was Big Ben. With that clock came a bell and on May 31, 1859, the first bell sound rang from the clock. Big Ben is one of the...

The Houses Of Parliament, A Different Kind Of Politics

The Houses of Parliament was originally located where a palace was built for Edward the Confessor. The Houses of Parliament is also known as The Palace of Westminster. Even though the royal place was shifted to Whitehall Place in 1547, the Parliament members still continued to meet at Westminster. At St....

Trafalgar Square, A Gathering Of The Masses

Trafalgar Square was built in the 1830s. This area has a double purpose-tourism and political awareness. During the Christmas season every year, the country of Norway provides the area with a Christmas tree. This is their way of appreciation for Britain helping them to separate from the Nazis. This area was...

Piccadilly Circus, One Of London’s Interesting Places

One of the most interesting places to see in London is Piccadilly Circus. It is located in London’s West End in the City of Westminster. You will find it at the corner of Shaftesbury and Regent Street and it is definitely a tourist attraction. This place reminds you of Times Square in New York City,...

Westminster Abbey, A Place Of History And Worship

In London’s Parliament Square, Westminster Abbey is the place where state funerals and royal coronations are held. The church was created in the year 616. The coronations here in London have always been held there and nowhere else. When people come to the church for a tour, they like to see St....