The question isn't why should you visit London but how can you afford not to?
From Caribbean flair to seasonal British produce, London has some of the best streets to eat and greet.
Art, shopping, history, music, royals, food and gardens – what's not to love?
Quickest route to Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides is to fly from Heathrow.
Expert Opinion: Christine Manfield
One of London's most famous musical precincts is under threat from the usual culprits.
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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.