With its vibrant culture and extensive history everywhere you look, London is truly one of the most amazing cities in the world. Living there exposed me to some of the most wonderful things the city had to offer.
1. The Delicious Food
Whether it is street food you can find at markets or dishes by world-renowned chefs at boutique restaurants.
Food Stall at Camden Market
2. The History At Every Corner
From historic architecture to pubs with dated origins, to seems that everywhere you turn, you find a bit of history.
3. The Cool Music
London has tons of live music venues of all genres. Some of the biggest bands got their start in the popular music venues throughout the city. It’s the perfect place to discover new bands and music that will probably be on the radio in a couple of years.
Eliza and the Bear Live at Koko London
4. The Trendy Shopping
Whether you’re more of a commercial, big brand, Oxford Street shopper or a vintage, Shoreditch bargain finder, London has the best shopping spots. It’s a fashion capital for a reason.
5. The Street Markets
Street markets in London have great clothes, art, music and food from all over the world.
6. The Free Museums
Most museums in London are free to everyone. So, you can see amazing fragments of English and European history at the British Museum or the Museum of London, or witness the newest pieces from modern artists at the Tate or Design Museum.
British Museum Dome
7. All The Parks
London is known for having lots of parks in every part of the city. In fact, it has more green space than any other city in the world. You can walk through the trees at Hampstead Heath, see the skyline at the top of Primrose Hill or ride a paddleboat at the ponds in Regents Park.
8. The Unique High Streets
At every High Street, you can find boutique shops and restaurants that bring character to every borough of London.
Kensington High Street
9. The Cultural Events
London always has something cultural going on, from Notting Hill Carnival to Pillow Fights in Trafalgar Square.
International Pillow Fight Day in Trafalgar Square
Notting Hill Carnival
10. The Beautiful Architecture