Living the spirit of London with London Vacation Rentals In a quest to discover the true spirit of London one needs to visit one of West London's most famous areas Notting Hill and Portobello Road. Both these areas have been favorites with people who visit London and want to live the city in its spirit. London vacation rentals feels that its guests need to get the feel of the cosmopolitan and energetic feel of Portobello Road. Portobello Street and the markets lined along with it come to life on weekends although it is open throughout the week but weekend is the best time to visit this particular street to get a feel of real London. This particular area of London is famous all across the world for its antiques market. This market is set at the top of Portobello Road. Apart from the antiques market there are fruit and vegetable stalls in the market, that trade throughout the week. These stalls selling fresh fruits and vegetables are located further north than the antiques. Unsuspecting tourist often miss out on this more affordable, more dynamic and colorful and perhaps even more local facet of Portobello Road as there are very few agencies and people who really know the worth of this place for a vacationer. One can find musicians and young designers selling recycled clothing, jewelry, and fresh stylish home made clothing and new ideas for home decorations through numerous stalls that line the stretch along Portobello Road near Ladbroke Grove tube station. Small coffee shops and restaurants filled with locals and generally quiet on Fridays will give a taste of London's hospitality with mouth watering delicacies to vacationers who are lucky to visit this part of London.
The food market is open throughout the week and doing brisk business everyday and peak business on weekends. Exploring Notting Hill and Portobello canâ€™t be accomplished in a single day. Notting Hill is home to the most creative people in London and one can notice Damon Albarn, Blur's frontman and even Ian Brown from The Stone Roses on the streets. Along with these celebrities Stella McCartney and Robbie Williams have also made this part of London their abode. Westbourne Grove is the place where you will find a lot of trendy-chic stores. Notting Hill is lined with famous houses along with outstanding restaurants. Fan pubs, unknown museums and the nearby Holland Park are the factors that make this place worth visiting. London center is just 3 tube stops from this fantastic location. This is the most ideal location for a vacationer to stay especially in a London Apartment more affordable than a hotel and living in true spirit of this city. For more information on London apartments Covent Garden, London vacation rentals and many more vacation rentals offered by London Hideaways in London, please visit our website - http://www.london-hideaways.com
Published on Nov 28, 2011
In a quest to discover the true spirit of London one needs to visit one of West London's most famous areas Notting Hill and Portobello Road....