Home to Notting Hill! Also home of Chelsea, the place that expensive tastes were invented. West London ooozes money, class and luxury.
This is where most the top earners live, nice but pricey.
The current edge of fashionable London. Home of the silicon roundabout, hipsters, the curry mile, street art,
cold brew coffee and pop up burger joints. If you want to be in middle of the creative tech revolution this might be for you.
You'll see people wondering home at 4,5,6 am. It's very hip.
The London of the movies, Westminster has more monuments per square mile than anywhere else. It's the most expensive area to stay, but
you might have an amazing view. However if you want to walk everywhere, this might be the place for you.
The industrial heartlands of London have undergone some changes in the last few decades. What used to be swarthy sailors and warehouses
is now sky-scrapers and wine bars. It's a little way from central London however at weekends you can get cheap rates on business hotels.
The City Of London, is as old as time itself. Founded in roman times it's a city within a city. With it's own mayor, it's own police force and it's own rules.
The oldest part of the city proper the "City" is home to the bank of England and most of the large international banks. It's not a cheap place to stay and it's
fairly business focused. A lot of bars in the area are actually shut on weekends since the population of the city is primarily 9-5 monday to Friday workers.
Soho, theatre land. Wall to wall bars, theatres and restaurants (and historically the red light district). Tiny streets create a warren of fashionable shops. Being in the centre on London, hotels are pricey. But
you'll have an infinite amount of entertainment on your doorstep.
Heading out to the southwest brings you closer to the royal boroughs. Usually characterised by vintage riverside pubs and
rolling fields filled with herds of deer. If you want somewhere a little quiter to stay this might be for you.
Staying in north London puts you in the hip crowd. Home to more than a few fashionable celebrties, as varied as Dr Who
actor Peter Capaldi, footballer Thierry Henry and in Highgate cemetery, Karl Marx. North London squeezes tall georgian houses
alongside hip edgy artistic areas. It can be a little daunting as some areas have less than perfect repulations, however if you want
somewhere with bags of culture perhaps North London is where you should be staying.
The South east covers a huge area, most characterised by it's connection with the river, which this far east stops being a picturesque
boating location and becomes a industrial super highway. Hence the south east hold Greenwich, maritime hub on London. Until very recently public transport into the south east was a little sparse.
As a result in the south east you can more clearly see how London is built be merging together various villages and towns.
Staying in the south east you find yourself in green pastures with a more villagly feel, and more recently a vibrant energy of
younger people moving in a opening craft breweries and coffee shops.