London is a wonderful place for any occassion. Of the many stylish hotels that London has to offer, the ME London hotel is a sleek and designer 5-star hotel in the heart of London’s Covent Garden neighborhood. With a central location and a beautiful rooftop bar, the hotel attracts a young, cosmopolitan and modern crowd to enjoy the drinks and the views of the capital.
Close to the hotel is also a network of seven independent streets called the Seven Dials, filled with boutique shopping, buzzing restaurants and theatre shows waiting for you to discover.
Sloane Street in London’s Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is worldwide known to be one of the most exclusive designer shopping destinations to discover brands such as Agent Provocateur, CHANEL, Cartier, Hermes and Louis Vuitton to name a few. Attracting a truly global clientele to its high-end boutiques, the street is also architecturally beautiful and historically significant.
Eat and Drink
With an abundance of different options to dine at in London, some of the best eats are at the street food markets that are taking London by storm – the Borough Market – to be exact. Offering everything from fresh salt beef to French sausages, there are numerous different vendors to choose from.
A trip to London wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the Columbia Road Flower market and shops. Every Sunday, the road gets transformed into a beautiful floral oasis lined with trees and rare flowers that are imported from all around the world. Not only do you get the opportunity to see this beautiful oasis, but you get to also spend your time at any of the independent and boutique shops and art galleries that are on the street as well.
See and Do
The summer is a great time to visit London as the Buckingham Palace (the official London residence of the Queen) is open to the public at the end of July through the end of September. Here, you can explore the State Rooms and Royal Collections that the Royal Family owns. Every year, the Buckingham Palace hosts a special exhibit, with this year being a special display of hand-picked artworks by Charles, Prince of Wales in celebration of his 70th birthday.
The Shard, a 95-story skyscraper is the tallest building in the United Kingdom and offers breathtaking 360-degree views of London and the River Thames. Enjoy the views from the Moet & Chandon Champagne bar at 800 feet above ground and relax as you take in everything the city has to offer.
- London Heathrow Airport (LHR)