One of the many things I love and respect about London is their fervent love of football. Unlike the States, where one major city has 1-2 sports stadiums, London has pockets of stadiums scattered throughout the city, most of which is devoted to football (US audiences: I'm referring to soccer)....more
The gourmet burger trend is alive and well in London. What makes Burger & Lobster a treat is the addition of the grilled and steamed lobster. They only serve three dishes: lobster, lobster roll, and burger. They all cost 20 pounds. I've heard the burger isn't worth the cost, but the...more
What a clever concept for casual-fine dining! Ronnie Saunders Diners Union is only opened on Friday and Saturdays from 6 - 11:30 pm. It's located inside an outdoor tent with communal, casual dining. The five course meal only costs 15 pounds and it changes weekly. The food tastes amazing. The...more
Greenwich Park is a former hunting ground and is one of the largest parks in London. It's a large swath of lawn cutting across the Greenwich area and has a hill near the back. The hill offers an impressive view of London with the Royal Observatory (Greenwich Clock) adjacent to the park....more
I really loved eating at Russell Square Cafe. It's inside Russell Square Park right behind the historic Russell Hotel. I was treated with eggs, toast, beans, and sausage. Breakfast was topped off with English tea. If it's not too cold, I suggest eating outdoors, so you get a view of the...more
Covent Garden is based in a tall, glass roofed building with vendors selling fruits and vegetables. The last time I was here they had a performer playing cool tricks on the audience. It's a popular tourist site and shopping area in London.
Piccadilly Circus is a very busy section of London that is made up of retail stores, bars and clubs. You'll see billboards light up at night as well as the famous red double decker buses. It's here where you'll witness the hectic, big city rush of London....more
Trafalgar Square is a public square and is located in the middle of a very busy section of London. In the summer time, you'll see kids and families come in and run around the square and large fountains. It's a popular tourist attraction and is known for big demonstrations and gatherings. I...more