London was calling... and boy, was it an unforgettable week. London is filled with historic landmarks, chic restaurants, incredible shopping and trendy underground bars. Check out my five day travel itinerary to see all London has to offer.
The London Edition: Located in SOHO this luxury hotel has boutique suites, an amazing restaurant and instagram-worthy decor.
St. Martins Lane: Located in the Theatre district in London’s Covent Garden, St Martins Lane is a dramatic and daring evolution on English luxury. This boutique hotel retains all the youthful, unexpected charm of a London hideaway.
Trafalgar Square: a public square in Central London surrounded by museums, galleries, cultural spaces and historic buildings.
National Gallery: houses the greatest collections of paintings in the world. Enjoy free entrance!
Covent Gardens: Shopping!
Mahiki: Cocktail bar and club, popular with celebrities (Prince Harry), serving tropical-themed drinks and decor.
China Tang: Luxury restaurant serving Cantonese recipes in a chic setting evoking 1930s Shanghai. Can't miss!!!!
Ivy Market Grill: went for breakfast, didn't love this
Parliament + River Thames + Big Ben: strolled through Parliament and walked alongside the river.
Westminister Abby: one of the world's great churches, with a history stretching back over a thousand years and an essential part of any trip to London.
Churchill War Rooms: Discover the underground headquarters where Churchill and his wartime government directed the course of the Second World War.
Horse Guards: Horse Guards is a large historical building between Whitehall and Horse Guards Parade.
London Eye: London's giant Ferris wheel.
Harrods: Shopping!!!!! Can't miss!
Gordon's: London's oldest wine bar.
Hix Mayfair at Browns (just for a drink)
Hakkasan Mayfair: Michelin stared Cantonese cuisine! Fun and lively atmosphere.
Buckingham palace: THE iconic Royal Building
St. James Park: Beautiful park in Central London for a morning stroll.
Tower of London: (jewels!!!)
Tate Museum: British modern art museum.
Tower Bridge: Must-see landmark
Shoreditch: Industrial warehouses, dingy side streets, street art and shopping.
Asia De Cuba: quick snack at the hotel.
Dean Street Townhouse: drinks and dinner (part of SOHO House)
Neil's Yard: A small alley in London's Covent Garden between Shorts Gardens and Monmouth Street which opens into a courtyard.
Oxford Street: Shopping!!!!
Piccadilly Circus: The "Time Square" vibe of London
Shard/Hutong: for lunch- amazing view and food!!! Can't miss!!!
Sketch for hi tea (by hi tea, I mean pictures): Can't miss!!!
Mr. Foggs for Drinks
Chiltern Firehouse: Andre Balazs restaurant. Can't miss!!!
St. Paul's Cathedral: The church where Princess Diana married Prince Charles.
Winter Wonderland: Hyde Park is transformed into a magical wonderland of winter festivities.
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