The question isn't why should you visit London but how can you afford not to?
Fallow deer, the Stones, royalty, and Captain Cook are all connected to a small area of London.
Londoners and tourists alike have been bemused to find a giant statue of a bare-chested Jeff Goldblum next to the city's iconic Tower Bridge.
As recently gentrified areas of East London approach peak-hipsterdom, Peckham is emerging as London's next funky destination.
So arty and image-conscious was Frida Kahlo that she even turned her prosthetic leg into a fashion statement.
Qantas has returned to the London to Singapore route after abandoning Dubai as a stopover destination.
'It's amazing what you can see on a three-hour tour of Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Club.'
Drowning in history, yet cutting edge, London's misty vista is a combination of historic, centuries-old buildings that cling to the banks of the Thames, beautiful old parks and iconic innovation. Whiz around the Tube and visit cool markets like Spitalfields, Camden and Borough. Watch people spilling out of charming pubs with pints in summer; shopping will exhaust the most hardy consumer, not to mention its diverse range of arts and culture.