London: A first-timer’s guide

Jun 18th, 2009 | By | Category: London Attractions

Articles such as this in the Los Angeles Times are handy to read when you are planning your first vacation to London. Not only can you get some sightseeing ideas, it’ll help build the excitement for your own trip. The author clearly fell in love with London:

“Sorry to gush, but there is much to recommend here to those who haven’t been…….. Pick your passion. Indulge your pleasure centers. Take a million photos. Around every corner in London, it seems we found another intriguing attraction.”

The writer summarises how to get around (“The Circle line, which dates to 1884, is the main line to most tourist sights. Once you learn the Circle line, you can get anywhere.”), some must-sees (Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London, and the streets around Leicester Square) some of the history and some of the restaurants restaurants he visited

Read the full article here

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