Archive for December 17, 2013
When many people think of London, the capital of England and the United Kingdom, they think of history. Consider, the first London coffee shop, called Pasqua Rosee’s, was opened in London Town in 1652. Westminster Abbey was built in the late 10th century and is still standing stall over 1,000 years later. Yes, for the lover of history, the Big Smoke is something of a treasure trove.
For many of the city’s 30 million annual visitors, as estimated by the London Plan, it’s the city’s far more recent history that makes it interesting. A visit to Kings Cross hotels puts tourists in touch with the charm of Harry Potter. Doctor Who fans on family vacations can reenact some of the long-running series’ most famous scenes. However, the city’s musical history is also a considerable part of its charm and, no doubt, a con