Some people may think London is too touristy or a “cliche” destination. However, here are twenty reasons London deserves a top 10 spot.
1. The London Buses
Can anything be more iconic than these red double deckers?
2. The Pubs
The atmosphere cannot be beat at the traditional pubs that are all over London.
3. The Size of the Beers
And speaking of the pubs…the size of the drinks are ridiculous (in a good way)!
4. English Breakfast
Fries for breakfast?? Amazing!
5. Pret Coffee Shops
6. The British Accents!
7. The Shops
So many of them look like they could have materialized right out of a storybook (like this candy shop… adorable!).
8. The Beautiful Green Parks in the Middle of the City
Did you know almost 50% of London is green?
9. Buckingham Palace
It’s cool because the Queen really does live here! Oh, and I mean look at it… it’s a gorgeous building.
10. Big Ben
Its beautiful not only in the day, but also when it’s lit up at night!
11. London at Night
Speaking of Big Ben’s lights… the whole city looks insanely beautiful at night!
12. The Underground
Because no other metro system in the world compares to it… fast, reliable & convenient!
13. The Red Telephone Booths
They are scattered all over the city and oh so photo worthy!
14. Harry Potter
So this should be a given buuuut you CANNOT walk through London without completely geeking out over everything Harry Potter.
15. The Story Behind the London Bridge
16. Jack the Ripper
17. London's History
And speaking of London history… this city is full of fascinating buildings that hold centuries of stories from the past. It may be worth reading up on some of the background as you take in the sights.
18. The Architecture
Annnnd I’m still obsessing over the buildings… But can you blame me?
19. The Neighborhoods
European neighborhoods are so picturesque, they will always be my favorite.
20. The River Thames
There is just something so magical about a river running through the center of a city…