There are a lot of similarities between Clarendon’s locations and the USA
London is more like the USA then you think:
This location is often regarded as the jewel of the West End. If you are looking for somewhere fun then Covent Garden/Soho ticks all the boxes. Enjoy a musical at Shaftesbury Avenue or enjoy the variety of acts from juggling to stunt artists in the Covent Garden Piazza. A short 5-10 minute walk from these popular destination is Leicester Square, which has the same vibrancy and feel as New York’s iconic Times Square.
The hustle and bustle of Canary Wharf will make you feel like you’re in the middle of Wall Street. Home of major investment banks such as JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley, Canary Wharf is renowned for its imposing skyscrapers. The play hard, word hard motto definitely applies to Canary Wharf as the area has some of the finest bars and eateries in London, which can be enjoyed after a long day in the office!
South West London (Staines, Richmond Park, Ealing and Kew Gardens)
Located in the green suburbs of South West London, these destinations offer the perfect space for peace and relaxation whilst also being close to the City of London. Kew is renowned for its picturesque Gardens, which are similar to Chicago’s famous royal botanic gardens. Kew Gardens is a must visit in the Spring as the stunning beauty of over five million bulbs including swathes of snowdrops, crocuses, and daffodils can be appreciated.
Hammersmith is famous for the Apollo, a world renowned venue which often hosts musical acts such as Jason Derulo and Katy Perry and magicians/illusionists including Penn and Teller. The Apollo itself is similar to the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Overall, Hammersmith is a vibrant West London location and offers great transport links to other parts of the City via the London Underground network.
The City of London is not to dissimilar to any major commercial centre in the USA i.e. downtown New York or Chicago. However, what make the City of London slightly different to these locations is its culture and history. The British museum has some 8 million works collated over the last 261 years and the Bank of England museum includes the history of the Bank from its foundation by Royal Charter in 1694 to its role today. There also a wide selection of bars and eateries that are sure to tickle your fancy.
Clarendon also offers a range of furnished rentals in Holborn (West London), which are close to Great Ormond Street Hospital and University College London. Additionally, if you are looking to experience cosmopolitan London Clarendon Goodge Street is the perfect destination. Close to Charlotte Street which has a wide selection of eateries, Clarendon Goodge Street is ideally suited for international visitors.
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