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South Kensington in London is renowned for being the home of the city’s major institutes of arts and sciences. The history of Exhibition Road, the main road that runs though South Kensington dates back to the year 1851, following the vision of Prince Albert to establish a cultural and educational community.
Take the underground to South [...]
Between Bayswater and Kensington is the west section of the Hyde Park, also known as Kensington Gardens. It is in these gardens that the Kensington Palace, the London home of Princess Diana, is situated.
entrance of Kensington Palace
A leisurely stroll on a wet autumn’s day through the park during this visit, reminds me of college days, [...]
The abundance of Chinese restaurants, as well as Malaysian, Indian, Thai, Middle Eastern food widely available in Bayswater area, especially Queensway, has made this area widely popular for those seeking a taste of asian cuisine. Revisiting Bayswater after 6 years, brings back fond memories of life as a student in London. It was good to [...]
Welcome to Oxford Circus, the city’s shopping paradise. Oxford Street (running east to west) and Regent Street (north to south) are extremely popular amongst Londoners and tourists for their high street shops. Flagship stores of famous fashion brands such as Topshop, Next, River Island, M&S, Nike, Zara and many more, are just around the corner.
The Tower Bridge has become an iconic sight and a famous tourist attraction of London. Built over the River Thames, this bascule bridge allows ships to pass, and is suspended by two magnificent towers. There is an upper pedestrian walkway and a lower pedestrian walkway and road for vehicles.
To get to Tower Bridge, alight at Tower [...]
A walk along South Bank of the River Thames offers one of the most scenic views of London. Major tourist attractions can be found around the Embankment Place area, including the London Eye, Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament and the infamous symbolic Big Ben. Arts buildings including the Royal Festival Hall and National Theatre lie [...]
One of the things I miss about London is strolling along the lanes of Covent Garden, filled with the lively atmosphere of markets, buskers and urban fashion shops. I could just spend the day window shopping or hanging out by the market whilst being entertained by street performers.
Covent Garden tube station
trendy shops of Covent Garden
jewellery and arts [...]