Next to water, tea is the most popular non-alcoholic drink in the world. There are millions who swear by its revitalizing properties, aroma and the unbeatable satisfaction a cup of tea gives. Most of us who reach out for our favorite cup are not aware that there are over a thousand varieties of teas in the world. So, where to go to have the best tea of your life?
The UK offers about as much variety as you can hope to find in a single travel destination. There’s just a lot of things to see and do, from the coast to the castles and everything in between. But because a lot of the focus on UK travel tends to boil down to sightseeing, I wanted to point out some of the more active ways a traveler can enjoy a visit to this wonderful part of the world.
Wales is a country in southwest Great Britain known for its rugged coastline, mountainous national parks, distinctive language and Celtic culture.
The Tower of London aka Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress is one of the world’s most famous fortresses and has seen service as royal palace, prison, armoury and even a zoo. The ancient stones hold within them dark secrets, as fortified vaults shine with priceless jewels and historic uniformed Beefeaters stroll the grounds. Situated in Central London, just a stone’s throw from the River Thames, the Tower of London is one of the city’s premier attractions.
I walked many, many miles spending as much time above ground as possible to get a real sense of distance and how the pieces of London fit together. There are just plenty of things to see and do. But as a first timer, there are couple of sights you must not miss on your first week in London.