5 Unusual Things to do in London
London is chock full of culture and tourist-y things for vacationers to experience.
If you’ve been there and are looking for something off the beaten path — or if you’re traveling there for the first time and are searching for an unusual attraction, there are some extraordinary things to check out.
Uncover some undiscovered eclectic treasures during your London trip with these atypical things.
London Duck TourThe London Duck Tour is way more than a traditional sightseeing experience. Guests come aboard an unusual amphibious sea-worthy craft, which was first utilized in the D-Day landings during World War II. Visitors will glide by such celebrated London landmarks as royal Buckingham Palace, magnificent Westminster Abbey, the captivating London Eye and the illustrious Trafalgar Square. Does it seem like the same old-same old sightseeing experience? It might, abut just wait for the surprise the tour has in store for sightseeing tourists. The tour concludes with a dramatic, exaggerated launch into the waters of the River Thames.
What exactly is a floatation experience, you may ask? A floatation experience is calming, tranquil, and, above all, delightful to abandon oneself to. Participants are asked to lie down in a salt-water mixture that is warmed to their skins natural temperature. Once they are comfortable submerged, it will be almost impossible to discern which parts of the body are submerged in the water and which parts are not. Participants have described the floatation experience as actually believing that they are floating above the earth as in mid air. The tranquilizing silence and complete darkness will give guests minds the opportunity to delve into a deeply relaxed state that rivals any other experience.
Sir John Soane Museum
Sir John Soane is considered one of England’s preeminent, foremost architects. Sir Soane created his own house on London’s Lincoln Inn Fields. His home structure is distinctive and characteristic of his unique style – Sir Sloane fitted his space originally and with the highest creativity. Appealing and surprising artifacts are plentiful in each and every space of his maze like home, and the walls of the intricate Hogarth chamber can even be opened up to the outside. It is unquestionably far from the run of the mill museum tour.