The question isn't why should you visit London but how can you afford not to?
Seven ravens remain, however, warding off the prophecy that when the birds leave the Tower of London, the country will fall.
These hotels are stylish, fun and offer a sterling mix of history and modernity.
London's known for its grand museums, but here are some tiny and quite bizarre ones you might have missed.
Sherlock Holmes' creator never wanted a museum commemorating his character, but it's well worth a visit.
It may be known as “the poor man’s Chelsea” but Battersea is undergoing a reinvention.
The Dixon has breathed new life into the former Tower Bridge Magistrates Court and Police Station.
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.