London

Itinerary for London’s Soho: sex, music, shopping and culture (I)

London Soho is one of those neighbourhoods that is in a constant state of flux. It’s as though something is always bubbling just under the surface And unfortunately, most tourists barely make time to take in two or three of its most famous streets, like Carnaby Street, for example. Well, that’s their loss. This district was farm and grazing land up until the 16th century, and later became a royal park during the reign of Henry VIII. That’s right, the royal hunting grounds. In fact, the name Soho appears as early as the 17th century and was probably some sort of war cry.  ...