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London - The mist city of England

Situated on the poetic Thames River, the United Kingdom’s capital, London, is a masterpiece of a classic, luxurious European city. However, being hidden inside the 2000-year-old capital is the vibrant and prosperous life of the world's leading financial and economic center. Unexpected rain and signature frog is characteristic weather here. Therefore, in order to get once-in-a-lifetime experience, visitors should spend time visiting the British capital between March and August every year, when London's temperature is mild and pleasant. “The land of fog” sometimes has a sudden rain; a small umbrella at your disposal will be surely essential for a perfect visit to London.

The scenery

1. Big Ben clock tower: Considered the iconic architecture of the city of London, it is a must-see destination in the UK. Big Ben clock tower is a historical witness. Having been through many ups and downs, it is still as glorious as an English aristocrat. This famous structure has also been recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site since 1987.

2. London Eye Wheel: Referring to the beautiful scenes in London, it is impossible to miss the wheel called London Eye, located on the south bank of the River Thames. On the wheel, visitors will have the opportunity to admire the panoramic view of London. Famous buildings namely Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, London Bridge, Parliament building,... appear right in front of your eyes. In particular, watching the sunset covering the whole city while sitting on the London Eye will be a moment not to be missed in a London trip.


Those who have a lot of London travel experience have certainly fallen in love with traditional restaurants like fish and chips. The dish consists of cod fish filtered into filets, rolled in a mixture of flours and deep fried in oil with small but not too thin potato slices. The combination of flavors comes from the typical British sauce recipe: the fleshy taste of mashed green beans, the sweet and sour taste of ketchup and the slight sourness of a small lemon slice. You can easily find London's traditional fish and chips wrapped in newspaper at fast food restaurants or small street food shops.

To experience a day like a true British, visitors here will not be able to miss the famous English breakfast, showing the luxurious and sophisticated lifestyle of the people of the foggy country. A traditional English breakfast consists of bacon, grilled tomatoes, fried or omelet, fried mushrooms, fried or toasted bread with butter, sausage, served with English tea or coffee. In addition, for luxurious check-in photos, visitors can visit tea shops in the late afternoon to enjoy a cup of English tea and experience how to enjoy tea in the real London nobility.


Buckingham Palace is the most famous palace in England, the official residence of Queen Elizabeth II and is also one of the must-visit London tourist attractions. This place is likened to the heart of London capital with beautiful scenery. Visitors have the opportunity to admire 350 different species of flowers in the palace grounds and immerse themselves in the luxury of British aristocratic interiors.

Visitors, plus, can choose the next destination is house number 221B on Baker Street - the home of detective Sherlock Holmes. It displays familiar objects of legendary characters in Arthur Conan Doyle's novels such as magnifying glasses, felt hats, pipes, violins, etc. Each discovery step evokes new adventures and intellectual conversation of the detective and his close partner - Dr. Watson.


Travelers have many options when making flights from Vietnam to London. Flights from Noi Bai (Hanoi) or Tan San Nhat (Ho Chi Minh) will land at London Heathrow Airport, about 26 km west of central London. From the airport to central London, visitors can choose the following means of transport:

Subway: Piccadilly Underground line moves to downtown London with a frequency of 10 minutes/trip, with about 45 minutes of travel and a fare of 6 GBP/ way.

Train: The Heathrow Express train from Heathrow Airport to London Paddington Station takes only 15 minutes and departs 4 times per hour, the fare in off-peak hours is 22 GBP, peak hours is 24 GBP.

Bus: National Express is an express bus service to the city center with a frequency of 30 minutes / trip, with an average time of 50 minutes /trip and fares ranging from 6 - 10 GBP/ trip.

Taxi: The cost of a trip is 50 GBP with an average travel time of about 30 minutes.

Useful tips

  • Travel time Average temperature: 11.6℃ Average rainfall: 46.5mm. The London rainy season runs from August to November.

  • Wi-fi 220V – 240V power and 3-pin square plug.

  • Visa UK tourist visa will be valid for 6 months, used for multiple entry, maximum stay will be 180 days.

  • Contact information

  • Language English

Flight information

Currently, Vietnam Airlines is operating many flights to the UK, with diverse frequencies and attractive prices to serve the needs of business travel, tourism or relaxation. Travelers can directly look up the best fares here.