Skies of London

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Emirates Air Line it is running in the skies of London since 2012. Also known as the Thames cable car, this service offers a travelling that every tourist would enjoy doing it, especially in the summer. One year after, the average ridership is of 31,600 passenger journeys a week. This travel runs between North Greenwich and the Royal Docks. One kilometre crosses the Thames and will take you to O2 Arena or even Excel London.

This is one of hundreds attractions that the big city of London has. Before you go through the air, take a walk on various parks of London, and enjoy all the green of the city. Find a reputable and low cost hotel near to one of the greatest parks of London. Very close from Hyde Park, 5 minutes walking, you will find some Hyde Park hotels in London. Westpoint hotel is one of budget hotels in central London.

If you want to go to O2 Arena, and enjoy the day in their shopping’s centres or see the concert of your life, stay in Hyde Park hotels. There is comfort, easy access to O2 Arena, or any part of the city. Westpoint Hotel has a elegant and attractive decoration, and the location is perfect as it is near from coffee shops, and Paddington Station.

 

One world of tastes… one kitchen

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London has the particularity to eat food from around the world, variety of tastes. Of course,  you can have a typical British breakfast, Fish and Chips or even tea with sandwiches and cakes in the end of the afternoon, but why not consider other tastes from all around the globe. Flavours from America, France, India, Mexico, Japan, China, Brazil, Portugal, Italia. Different cultures, different styles, and different tastes. In fact a big world in just one “kitchen”. Visit London and discover how the city can be so tasty. Try some, do it yourself, and share what is your favourite flavour.

The choices are immense, and some areas of the city are known for a particular world cuisine. After enjoying a surprisingly delicious dinner, experience the best British chocolate. William Curley, is an award Winning British Chocolatier, and renowned for producing the most exquisite handmade chocolates in Britain. Visit their store in central London. If you need help to get a fantastic hotel, close from their store, go look and you will find several hotels in Hyde Park. Five minutes walking, in Paddington, you will find Westpoint Hotel (www.westpointhotel.com). A great place to be, a fantastic and charming hotel, where all in the front desk enjoy helping their guests.

Very close from Westpoint hotel you will find dinning cruise experiences. Go on board and enjoy the Capital at night as the amazing views. Or if you prefer, get on board earlier and appreciate an afternoon tea. From the hotels in Hyde Park,  it is only 10 minutes by tube to find a reputable dinning cruise. Westpoint Hotel as the potential to be extremely close from Paddington Station, so just get in Bakerloo Line, and you will get there fast.

Tastes are not over, Gordon Ramsay and David Beckham opened a new restaurant in Borough, and this September more than 20 restaurants are planned to open. Want to book a great one?

Magnificent architecture

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London is filled with beautiful architecture. If you intend to come London for a weekend, you will visit the obvious London landmarks, Big Ben, London Eye, Tower Bridge, The newest Shard, designed by an Italian architect is the tallest building in the capital. Some say there you can see the best view in the city. The viewing platform gives you an opportunity to see the whole of London, towering over other famous buildings.

There are other iconic buildings that are hidden gems. . .The annual architectural showcase Open House London occurs during the weekend of 21st and 22nd September, and this is an excellent time to see prominent buildings normally closed to the public. You do not have to book to visit the buildings but you do need to get in early to reserve a place.

Visit The Monument, this iconic structure was built to commemorate the Great Fire Of London. Do not forget to prepare yourself and climb all the 311 stairs and get rooftop and enjoy the views of the city. St. Paul’s Cathedral was recently scooped the silver in the 2012 British Travel Award’s best UK Heritage Attraction category. Attractions include the Whispering Gallery at the top of the building.  For more information visit: http://www.londonopenhouse.org

There  are hundreds of variety of architecture design that you can enjoy during your stay in London. Make your plans and choose a suitable Hotel to stay over. Westpoint Hotel is a historic building, as well. A Victorian building that will make you go back into a different age, and with a touch of modernity. Make your journey, go to www.westpointhotel.com and book your holidays.