My travels continue! On November 29 I boarded my Delta flight for a nine hour flight to London which is the capital city of England and of the United Kingdom. It is the most populous region, urban zone and metropolitan area in the United Kingdom. I flew into London Heathrow Airport although there are several others to choose from this is the largest and it’s the only one that I know my way around. On my previous visit to London I became very familiar with their Tube which is one of their public transportation services. In my opinion the Tube and the Bus services are very easy to learn and will help in getting you around this beautiful city. Once I arrived it was Saturday early morning so after gathering my luggage I headed to exit that lead me to the Lube system so I could purchase a one day pass and start my ventures to the hotel.
The ride on the Tube was about thirty minutes to my hotel. I stayed at the Hilton London Metropole which also where the awards ceremony where I was presenting an award was being held. Upon arriving to the Hotel there were already many people waiting to check-in so I had a seat in the bar area and chatted with a few fellow guest. The concierge quickly found me to let me know that my room was ready and once I checked in and had my bags taken to my room I headed out to shop on Oxford Street and Piccadilly Circus. If you have never visited London and plan to travel there someday you have got to go shopping in both areas. London has every store plus ones you can not even imagine all one a huge strip. London is actually preparing for Christmas so the streets are always jam-packed with people shopping up and down at all of the stores. I discovered these areas on my last trip to London a few years ago and I can tell you that I shopped so hard on the last trip until my luggage was overweight from clothes, shoes and souvenirs. I had a great time out shopping and of course I shopped every single day that I was there on this trip.
On Sunday I had the honor of attending the Black Beauty Sensationnel Hair Awards Ceremony where my sister and I were presenting the award for the braid stylist of the year on behalf of Jamaican Mango & Lime, the number one Loc & Twist Brand in the World. I decided to were this beautiful Vera Wang gown. The evening started with a reception where the presenters, recipients and guest had an opportunity to meet and mingle with each other before the dinner and ceremony began. Shortly thereafter we presented the award and danced into the wee hours of the morning. I’m looking forward to my next trip to London in a few months!
- London, you’re Beautiful! (nhungsterohno.com)
- Out and about in London sight seeing. – London, United Kingdom (travelpod.com)
- Wrapping Up London (evelynvallillee.wordpress.com)
- Lively London (travanatic.wordpress.com)
- London Itinerary (6 Days) (travanatic.wordpress.com)