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10 Interesting Facts About the London Eye

Located on the South Bank of River Thames, the London eye was opened in 2000. Since then, it has served as a tourism landmark for the tourists as well as the UK locals. Its design is similar to that of a normal bicycle wheel but that doesn’t remotely mean it

11 Reasons Why You Should Visit the Tower of London

Approximately 952 years ago, the Tower of London was built by William the Conqueror to keep any hostile intruder at bay. Now, as we see it, it still stands tall and proud. As a matter of fact, there are hordes of reasons why you need to visit it as soon

My Top Five Galleries / Museums in London

Paying nothing to enter almost all galleries / museums in London is one of the best things about living in the city. They’re yours to see, admire and love. After visiting these 5 museums / galleries, I must say that nothing can be better than treading the floors of these

5 Must-See Landmarks in London

London is a cosmopolitan city that connects you to its past, present, and future. Look around, and you’ll find that the city is filled with amazing architectural wonders from the Georgian, Baroque, Gothic, Romanesque, art deco, Victorian, and contemporary eras. They blend beautifully into the city’s skyline, giving visitors the

I’ll Meet You at the Statue of Eros at Piccadilly Circus

The statue of Eros at Piccadilly Circus in London has been a rendezvous for lovers, friends, drug dealers and paramours for a very long time. But make no mistake, Piccadilly’s famous lights has been existing for more than a century. It is London’s version of New York Times – or

National Gallery London Has The World’s Art Masterpieces

First of all, National Gallery London is a grand place to see grand art. There’s no excuse you’d skip this attraction that is visited by thousands of art lovers around the world. Inside, you’ll find the world’s art masterpieces. Name the world’s most famous artists in their own discipline and

Tate Modern London – Boring Outside But Fabulous Inside

Tate Modern London is your place to go if you wanna see contemporary art. I must admit that the building’s facade itself is not of a contemporary design but a boring concrete that doesn’t scream modern. And the reason is that – it used to be a power plant and

10 Interesting Facts About the Houses of Parliament

Behind the iconic Big Ben is the Houses of Parliament. This is where the House of Commons and the House of Lords sit down together to make laws. Yes, it’s here where laws are introduced and debated for the greater good of the British people. Visitors are actually allowed to

London Skyline from The Monument

London skyline from the Monument to the Great Fire is breathtakingly wondrous. From up here, you can see River Thames, the endless construction going on and the glass-covered architecture standing next to century-old classical buildings. In 1966, London had a fire that devastated a huge chunk of the city. To

Photos: The Stunning Tower Bridge at Night

I told you in my previous post that you’d fall in love with the Tower Bridge at night time. The views will definitely hold your breath and you can’t help but think of someone – especially when you’re traveling alone. It’s in a view like this when solo travel becomes

The Photogenic Millennium Bridge

The Millennium Bridge is right in front of Tate Modern. Yes, it’s a just bridge. But if you’re into photographing gorgeous places in London at night,  don’t skip this. Millennium Bridge is a photogenic place to be – even if you only have a point and shoot camera. It’s all

London Eye at Night is on Fire

London Eye is the giant wheel by the River Thames. You can’t really miss it even if you’re so busy taking selfies at the Parliament Hall where Big Ben is. During the day, I wasn’t really impressed, especially when London is gloomy and cloudy. There’s nothing to be awed at, really.

This is the Largest Vine in the World

Inside the gardens of Hampton Court Palace, there you’ll find the largest vine in the world. The Guinness Book of Records certified it without doubt in January 2005. The vine is in an enclosed garden where visitors are not allowed to go inside. If you’re lucky, you can talk to
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