Covent Garden, London, is one of the most well-known shopping areas in the world. It is a district lying among the famous Drury Lane and St. Martin’s Lane. The well known Royal Opera House is close by to the shopping area. No only famous for tourists, it is also a young and vibrant place for Londoners to meet up , either for finding some unique pieces or for a drink after work. Covent Garden is a restless little gem. Continue Reading
Selfridges is a chain of department stores which caters to the high end customers in England. The main store is situated at Oxford Street, London, and it is known to be the biggest shop in England after Harrods. The first store was opened in the year 1909 and was named after H. Gordon Selfridge who opened the shop by using all his savings. Selfridge used many innovative marketing strategies to attract customers to his store. He is also supposed to have coined the famous saying, ‘the customer is always right’. Continue Reading
Oxford Street is only one and half mile long, situated in the centre and near all famous landmarks of London. Very few people know that this famous street is built on the route of Roman road, and is named after Earl of Oxford who purchased land and developed it as place of entertainment. Continue Reading
There is no doubt that London is famous for it’s shopping! The most famous shopping district being Oxford Street, shoppers from around the world are enjoying treasure hunting shop by shop, it makes a happy day out if the sun is shining and you have an ice cream in your hand. When the weather is not so good… why not try indoor shopping centers where you can find most of the popular brands all in one place without getting your feet wet? Westfield opened it’s first London shopping center very recently, in fact it is London’s largest shopping center and it is one of the biggest indoor shopping centers in Europe.
Somewhere by the River Thames, is a major settlement that had been around for about two millennia and was originally called Londinium. This is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom, known as the City of London. From its rich history, it retains its square-mile medieval boundaries that attract more people to visit. And then, of course, there is its reputation as a shopping paradise.