4 Memorable Ways to Spend your London Afternoon
With the London Games fast approaching, millions of visitors will be watching the game live. Make the most out of your vacation by traveling to some of the most notable places in the UK.
Eating in the dark? Traveling through a maze to get to your table? These spots are definitely hard to forget even long after your trip
Dans Le Noir
Eat and drink in the dark. This is the perfect chance to test your taste buds, because you can’t actually see what you’re eating. A rich dining experience with the help of blind guides.
Beach Blanket Babylon
An old Georgian Mansion in Notting Hill. Explore the intriguing tunnels and bridges connecting each room. The restaurant will make you feel like you have traveled back in time, dining in rooms such as the “Crypt” within a giant maze.
Watch the famous Olympic torch relay
On the last day of the relay, July 26, drop by The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea to cheer on the athletes and philanthropists who will be carrying the torch towards the finish line. Click here for the route to cheer on them on. To access the routes on your phone, you can download the official London 2012 mobile app with a UK data plan.
For the Nature Lovers
From street arts to gardens, discover the beauty of London in its most free form.
With a slight resemblance of Central Park in Manhattan, Hyde Park is one of the largest parks in London. This park is also right next to the Kensington Gardens, which was once a private garden of Kensington Palace.
The Serpentine Lake is situated in the middle of the park where you can take a boating ride on UK’s first solarshuttle. The park is also within a 10-minute drive to the Buckingham Palace, it is definitely one of the Royal Parks that you don’t want to miss.
At this Royal Park, there is something to do for all types of travelers. Live performances take place in the park’s outdoor theatre with productions such as “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”.
The London Zoo is located within “Regent’s Park”. This summer, “Zoo Lates” is hosted every Friday night (In June and July) after hours where visitors can discover numerous animal demonstrations including nocturnal creatures.
Spot the “Giant Olympic Rings” all around UK
To celebrate the Olympics, The Rings ornament cities to welcome visitors. These are three of the many places where you can spot the giant rings.
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