If your idea of a holiday includes spending time shopping to your heart’s content, then London is definitely the place for you! As any good shopping addict will tell you, finding a centrally located base from which to set off on your shop-hopping adventures is vital indeed. Belonging to the luxury hotel group COMO Hotels and Resorts, The Halkin by COMO is one such option in London worth considering. This award winning hotel is situated in Belgravia and is within easy reach of Bond Street which is known for its luxury goods and exclusive shops such as Armani, Yves Saint Laurent, Calvin Klein, Mulberry and Burberry. Of course no mention of shopping in London is complete without highlighting Oxford Street. Apart from a myriad of shops and fashion outlets you will also find such stores as John Lewis, Marks & Spencer, Selfridges, Topshop, Debenhams and House of Fraser. Part of the charm of shopping in the capital is the chance to visit its colourful markets. The Portobello, Camden and Brick Lane markets offer eclectic shopping experiences including a chance to put your bargaining skills to the test!

Chandrishan Williams is a travel writer who writes under the pen name, Caleb Falcon. He specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers.