David Beckham's Guide to Britain

English pro-soccer player David Beckham may be sidelined from the 2012 London Olympic Games, but he gave Travel Channel the scoop on some of his favorite spots in Britain. Take Beckham's British tour.

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We love all the details that go into preparing for a big royal wedding. Next up: Prince William and Kate Middleton. 960 1280

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We love the tourist attractions in London, including the London Eye, Tower Bridge, Big Ben and Houses of Parliament. 960 1280

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William Shakespeare's Globe, a popular arena theater in London, is a great way to see performances written by the Bard. Theater-goers also need to check out the West End and Stratford Upon Avon. 960 1280

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Who could forget about the British sense of humor? We love to laugh out loud at great TV shows like Monty Python's Flying Circus, The Benny Hill Show, Absolutely Fabulous, The Office and Keeping Up Appearances. 960 1280

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We're already excited to watch the world's best athletes converge on London's Olympic Stadium for the 2012 Summer Games. 960 1280

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We love music from popular British artists, including The Beatles, Eric Clapton, The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, The Who, Sting, Led Zeppelin and the Sex Pistols. 960 1280

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Despite her untimely death, we love Lady Di and all things royal, including the history of Britain's storied kings, queens and castles. 960 1280

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Experience the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace, a formal ceremony where one shift of sentries is relieved by the next. 960 1280

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Every year, we enjoy watching tennis at Wimbledon, the oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament in the world. 960 1280

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We love pubs that serve good beer with a side of fish and chips. 960 1280

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Our stomachs love the thought of a perfectly arranged spread of biscuits and pastries served at high tea. 960 1280

  

We love mod fashion from the Swinging `60s. It was a chic era that gave us the world's first supermodel, the one and only Twiggy. 960 1280

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We all love a good rugby game, and we can't forget about the other popular British sports -- cricket and football. 960 1280

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We love a little pop in color, so it's no wonder why we can't get enough of those red telephone booths and double-decker buses. 960 1280

  

We love hot British celebs, including David Beckham and his wife Victoria 'Posh Spice' Beckham. We can't forget about Robert Pattinson, Jude Law, Kate Winslet, Colin Firth, Daniel Craig, Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley either. 960 1280

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