Get the lay of the land. Read up on some of London's most interesting neighborhoods.
From your hotel, set out to this centrally located area of London-home to the University of London and several other colleges, as well as many charming bookshops. The famed Bloomsbury Group of artists of the early 1900s got.
Grab a cab, take a bus, or walk from your hotel and embark on a shopping trip in one of London's most popular shopping areas. Probably the best and most well known department store in the world, Harrods.
Situated in the heart of the West End, Soho boasts an eclectic assortment of restaurants, shops, and clubs. London's Chinatown is near Leicester Square. Neighboring Mayfair is considered the most fashionable section of London.
Notting Hill is a hot spot, with a number of popular restaurants and clubs. The Portobello Road Market is a magnet to weekend shoppers. Find bric-a-brac on the northern end near Trellick Tower, clothes and food in the central.
Regents Park is a giant and popular expanse of greenery and interesting sights-from the golden dome of the London Central Mosque to the London Zoo. With two boating lakes--one for children, three playgrounds, tennis courts.
Head south of the River Thames and you'll encounter South Bank & Vauxhall. Here you have easy access to an assortment of fascinating attractions including Tate Modern, the international museum; the famed Royal Festival Hall.
"The City," also known as "The Square Mile," is the financial hub of London. Situated in the center of London, it is home to the Bank of London, the London Stock Exchange, Lloyd's of London, and.
Known for the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey, this area boasts a number of other attractions including Trafalgar Square, dominated by the 17-foot high statue of Lord Nelson; the National Gallery, which contains over 2,300.