Buckingham Palace, the main residence of the Queen of England is situated in the capital city of London. This rather busy megalopolis, houses many important venues, some political, some historical, but all that should be in included in your next trip to the capital of England.
Most international visitors to London arrive through Heathrow airport, however, if you are coming in from the south it is possible to take the channel tunnel (Chunnel) from France (Calais)and connect through Folkestone, just south east of London. Most international destinations fly directly into Heathrow airport, making your arrival into London as easy as booking your flight and boarding your scheduled departure.
There is much to see and do in London, so come prepared to experience everything. A sight to see if ever there was one is the London eye, which is prepared to give you the ride and view of your life. As tall and impressive as the tower bridge stands over the Thames River, it is impossible to miss this monumental masterpiece which is open to the public.
If you go nowhere else while in London, make sure you include Buckingham Palace in your adventure, as a greater historical landmark there may never be. London could very well be the melting pot of the entire world and it shows through the variety of dining establishments available to you. Whether your preference is seafood, (sublime Dartmouth crab) Japanese, (sushi) or Indian, (Seekh kebabs) there is something to tempt every palette.
With such a wide population calling London their home, is there any wonder that nightlife is as popular as it is? A favorite for most residents, would be the local pubs, where you can enjoy beer on tap or pretty much anyway you like it. Comedy clubs and local theatres reflect some of the finest forms of entertainment available at the time. If you would prefer to dance the night away, live music and or club music can be found dotted around the streets of London. Travelers are always welcome to visit the many shops around London, however, some of the more interesting shopping experiences are likely to take place at the markets.