'When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life' wrote Samuel Johnson in the 18th century, 'for there is in London all that life can afford'. If you're going to travel to London, it's a city that is sure to delight and deliver.
Over 300 nationalities now call this sprawling metropolis home, making it one of the most cosmopolitan places on earth. London is truly a city of many towns, from exclusive Chelsea and Notting Hill in the west to alternative Camden, the trendy Islington in the north and the vibrant Brixton south of the river.
Trace the footsteps of Jack the Ripper in London's East End or hit the designer stores and catch a show in the glittering West End and Soho, watch Shakespeare at the Globe on the South Bank, admire St Paul's Cathedral or the Houses of Parliament or take a break in one of the capital's glorious Royal Parks and Gardens.
The biggest tourist destination in the United Kingdom; and a major tourism, transport and travel hub; London is a multi-faceted city that will both surprise and enchant you.