Written By Chris Young
For many travellers to England, the focus of their visit will be the capital, London.
We've therefore collected our most popular London travel posts in this mini guide to one of the world's great cities.
London is both the capital and dominant city of the United Kingdom.
Founded on the River Thames by the Romans, who named it Londinium, it is now a global city of over 16 million people in the Greater London Area (although the official 'City Of London' is only a square mile in area).
Britain was the world's top power for much of the 200 years from the late 18th century and this dominance is reflected in the pomp and majesty of the likes of its Royal palaces and other wonderful historic buildings.
The city receives of 17 million visitors a year making London tourism one of the largest industries on the UK.
Table Of Contents
London Travel Lists
The first group of articles focuses on our various lists of things to do.
Our most popular post is a 'bucket list' of the places in London you 'must' do. Even the most adventurous traveller would probably want to do, say, Buckingham Palace in a London visit and we've therefore produced a quick list for your reference:
We also have the following posts for specific groups of people:
London Travel Tips
Two of our most popular articles are on tips to London visitors (especially how to navigate the London Underground system):
Eating & Drinking In London
Food and drink is an important part of any London trip and we have your back here too.
Our most popular articles have looked at budget food locations, pubs and bars.
Where To Go & What To Do In London
And finally we have several popular articles on specic things to do and see in London
This post was most recently updated on June 13th, 2018