History of Westminster Palace and The Houses of ParliamentFebruary 14, 2013
One of the most famous sites in the history of London is the Westminster Palace. It can easily be reached by the Underground (subway) from Safestay Hostel by use several lines including Bakerloo, Northern, Circle, District and Jubilee Lines. You will only need to make one transfer. It is here where the House of Lords and the House of Commons are housed.
History of London-Victorian AgeFebruary 12, 2013
The Victorian Age would mark a distinct new era for the History of London and the United Kingdom . It would end the Georgian Period in British history that had lasted from 1714 – 1837. It would be during the reign of Queen Victoria that the British Empire would reach its zenith in power. Most historians mark this period coinciding with the actual reign of Queen Victoria (1837 – 1901).
Rise and Fall of Hostels In LondonFebruary 7, 2013
The market for hostels in London is a highly competitive market. Millions of visitors arrive in London every year from all over the world. As tourism continues to peak globally London continues to be one of the most visited destination in both Europe and the entire world.
House of Windsor The Royal Family of the United KingdomJanuary 30, 2013
The House of Windsor, the royal family of the United Kingdom has been a major stabilizing factor in Britain for generations. The royals have attempted periodically to change with the times including a name change in the early part of the last century. Before World War I the House of Windsor went by its original name which was the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
The History of London Big BenJanuary 23, 2013
Big Ben has become one of most prominent symbols of the city in the history of London. It has also become one of the best know sites in all of England. The title of “Big Ben” is often used to refer to the clock and clock tower but is actually the nickname for the great bell of the clock. It is a short trip from your Safestay Hostel. It can easily be reached by bus. Including walking time it is less than 20 minutes or take the tube (subway) right to the site.