London needs no introduction because we grew up with nursery rhymes about it, watching movies, people around us reminiscing about the swinging 60s when London was the fashion and cultural hub of the world. We dreamed of walking the London Bridge in a very Shakespearian and pensive mood while contemplating about life.
Not only is it the capital of the United Kingdom but it is a bustling metropolis boasting around 270 different nationalities residing in the city. London truly defines the word ‘melting pot’ because of so many people hailing from different backgrounds and cultures. London is home to its rich history, culture, architecture, and let’s not forget the most famous royal family of the world.
London can make anybody fall in love with it because this is a city which boasts ancient architecture coupled with modern and urban life style so the fusion of these to create a unique mix. So if you decide on planning a vacation to this great city you can find apartments or vacation rentals in London. Whether you have a short stay in London or plan something a bit longer, there is some place for everybody and some amazing last minute offers for lodging as well.
London has so many great places so if you are going on a short stay in London be sure to check these places out.
This is a cozy neighborhood that has a whole lot to offer. It has a shopping mall, markets, bars and bistros and some of the best vacation rentals in London. For some retail therapy, check out Westfield Shopping Mall which is just walking distance from the Shepherd’s Bush Station.
This is the trendiest neighborhood and had a thriving party scene back in the 60s, but nonetheless, it’s still a party central neighborhood in its own right. You will meet the culturally-rich and aesthetically-inclined in this area. This pace inspired America so much that it has its own counterpart in New York. Soho has many clubs, bars, cafes, restaurants, and of course, China Town!
Home to the famous Hyde Park where anyone can stand on a soapbox and say whatever is on their mind (except anything about the Queen), many high end shops, restaurants and cafes. The famous Harrods store where the Queen goes to shop is there. Casinos, chapels and museums are a must go in this area.
The Big Ben
The London Eye
The Natural History Museum
The British Museum
Oxford Street (The best High street in London)
West End (for live theatre shows and amazing performances)
Whether it’s a short stay in London or a long one where you need to get apartments or vacation rentals in London, always pack according to the weather. It is mostly cloudy, rainy and cool throughout the year so pack some umbrellas, jackets and coats. July-August is the hottest and Dec-Jan the coldest.
If you’re visiting for a short stay in London, make the most of last minute offers on vacation rentals in London. These short let rentals allow tourists to truly experience London like a local and make the most of their trip.