Take a chance on this Scandi-chic star.
Despite Brexit and the European Union and a global pandemic, London still remains incredibly expensive.
Travelling in a pandemic does have an upside.
It's producer and children's screenwriter Tim Bain's second time round as an Australian expat in London.
Eight years in the making, and costing around $1 billion to develop, this 'urban resort' is a dazzling addition to London's entertainment district, although it'll give your bank balance a hefty whack.
A welcome glass of Duval-Leroy champagne sets the tone for this festive flight.
The 92-room Vintry & Mercer provides a boutique alternative to the chain hotels of the City of London.
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.