Tower of London, and churches

We were very tempted to check out Tower of London after hearing about the 2-for-1 deals at Daysoutguide London. After we get in, we joined a Yeoman Warder tour near the main entrance. Our guide (aka the beef eater) showed us around the castles, and we learned a lot about the towers’ history. After the tour,…

Half-day trip from London: Greenwich

On our second morning in London we visited Greenwich. Once we got off the metro, we followed the signs and hiked up to Greenwich Observatory, where we got the bird’s eye view of the Greenwich town. Greenwich Observatory View of Greenwich town from Greenwich Observatory We visited the Meridian courtyard, where visitors can stride across the…

London: Museums and Sights along The Thames

In our first afternoon in London, we went to Trafalgar Square to see take a quick look inside National Gallery before heading over British Museum.There was an entire Greek style temple excavated from Turkey! We sat at a bench nearby to admire the statues and architecture. National Gallery at Trafalgar Square, London Library inside British Museum…

First Morning in London: British Guards and St James’ Park

After dropping off our luggage at our hotel, we took a bus to Buckingham Palace to see changing of the guard ceremony. Since our hotel locates right across the Thames from Big Ben, within a couple minutes we were admiring the Westminster and other beautiful architectures in central London. We also passed by Horse Guard Parade and saw British…