London is one of the world's great cities. The capital of one of the world's greatest empires and at the center of world events for several centuries. There is so much history that has taken place here, there really is so much to see for the history buff. There are also lots of great cultural...more
Beautiful Gothic Church, that is the seat of the Anglican Church. It is also where most of the British kings and queens were crowned, and buried. Check out the tombs of the royalty as well as several famous Englishmen like Charles Darwin and Sir Isaac Newton. Try to make it for an organ concert if you...more
Imposing English Baroque Church designed by the famous English architect Sir Christopher Wren. It is one of many iconic buildings in London, and holds a special place historically in the city. It is also the seat of the Bishop of London. Many famous people like Winston Churchill and John Donne are...more
The Thames is at the heart of London, and is the reason that London is where it is today. The river front is beautiful, try to walk along both banks, and check out the many different bridges and of course Big Ben
One of the world's great museums and a testament to the saying that the sun never set on the British Empire. This museum has a fantastic collection of Egyptian, Greek, and Roman artifacts, as well as pieces from all over the world. It is free and an absolute must see...more
The British Parliament building is one of the world's most iconic buildings. Big Ben refers to the large clock tower that dominates the building and overlooks the Thames. The building is open to visitors, and if you are a fan of legislation you can even sit in on parliamentary debates....more
A royal residence, that is still used by royals today. Visit the wonderful English garden in front, and check out the state rooms which are open to the public. Try a traditional afternoon tea like a true royal at the Orangery.
Europe is a treasure trove of museums dedicated to history and art. What is nice about the Victoria and Albert museum is that while it is an art museum, it is more a museum about interior design and decoration, which just makes it feel a little different than your average art museum. You can see splendid...more