London, one of the most fashionable cities in the world, is home to one of the world’s most expensive postcodes and the British Royal Family, what’s not to love about this wonderful city.
As the capital of the UK, London boasts impressive tourist stats of 10.8 million people a year so I guess you’re probably wondering what brings all these people in the capital? Well, London captures the beauty of every aspect of life, from the more bohemian areas in Soho, to the regal and royal areas of Knightbridge and Chelsea.
This multi-cultural city has a smorgasbord of impressive sights and sounds. Here are some of the many things to enjoy in and around London.
For the intellect in you, London has an array of museums and art galleries to visit, most with free entry and late closing times. Museums such as The Natural History Museum, The British Museum and The National Science Museum are some of most popular museums in the world, bringing half of London’s tourists to them. However, art galleries such as The National Gallery of London and The Tate Modern, which is home to successful artists such as Damian Hurst and Tracey Emin, are a popular rival for competition of the inner intellect.
For the outsider in you, physical attractions such as the London Eye, a colossal wheel situated on the bank of the River Thames over looking all of London, The Tower of London and The London Bridge will provide a more hands-on experience apposed to the museums and galleries.
For the fashionistas amongst you, London is one of the most iconic fashion capitals of the world so a spot of shopping is a must! With current and on trend styles featuring in many shops, London boasts impressive shopping stores such as Selfridges and the infamous Harrods; which has an array of amazing British designers such as Vivienne Westwood, Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney and Christopher Kane and not forgetting the British staple fashion houses that are Burberry and Mulberry. Top high street stores such as Mango, Warehouse, Topshop and New Look are also available as well as impressive markets, thrift stores and vintage shops all fitting into shopper’s budgets.
London is also home to some of the UK’s biggest selling magazine publications such as VOGUE, Elle and Marie Claire. London can truly be respected as a fashion capital of the world, as it is unknowingly a city that lives and breathes fashion.
So London may not have the best weather but it does have an impressive elective personality with a gorgeous sense of fashion and an excellent taste of culture. If you are ever offered a trip to London you’d be silly to turn it down because London is as British as you’re going to get!