Mix with the local people at Camden Town where you will find the most intriguing of artists’ workshops and a selection of foods off of the beaten path. There are also many free attractions available for those watching their money and inexpensive housing choices also.
Museums abound with the world-famous British Museum that highlights Parthenon sculptures and mummies of Ancient Egypt. European paintings from the 13th to 19th centuries can be found at the National Gallery including Van Gogh, Renoir, da Vinci and Titian. For those that want to be wowed, the Natural History Museum has the biggest, tallest and rarest animal collection on earth. See a 40-million-year-old spider and a life-sized Blue Whale. All of these attractions are free to the public and a sight to see.
Go online and find the best accommodations in private holiday apartments and flats that will make your visit more comfortable. Costing less than that of a hotel, there are many different styles of home living to choose from depending on the area desired and your taste. From studio apartments to lavish 2 and 3 bedroom models, holiday apartments offer a home-live environment where you can fix your own meals, relax in a separate living/dining area and have all the amenities of home for less than the price of a hotel.
Spotted all over the city, you will find living quarters close to your favorite attractions or within walking distance of the public transportation system. The décor of these apartments can sometimes put upscale hotels to shame because they are privately owned and owners compete to bring you the most up-to-date in style and comfort during your stay. The latest in electronic equipment, fully equipped kitchens and washing machines are a few of the features that can be found in a modern styled apartment of your choosing.
Watch the changing of the guards, visit the Tower of London or duck off of the tourist trail and discover new friends and like-minded people. Invite new acquaintances over to your apartment where you can share new ideas and stories. London is full of friendly locals that are happy to share their way of life and having your own apartment makes it possible for entertaining.