According to the Sunday Times Rich List, London has more billionaires than any other city in the world. Russian and Chinese billionaires, in particular, flocked to this city buying up Luxury Apartments in London, in the wealthiest areas.
You can sip cocktails with a perfect view of one of London’s most famous landmarks, St. Paul’s Cathedral on the Madison rooftop bar. It is one of the most iconic London landmarks and its domed roof can be seen perfectly from the Madison rooftop bar.
Henry the eighth's wine cellar is still underneath the Ministry of Defense in Whitehall. The palace of Whitehall used to be where England’s kings and queen lived but now it's the Ministry of Defense’s headquarters. One of the last remaining parts of the old palace is the King Henry the eighth’s wine cellar which can still be seen today. Henry spent 10 million dollars in today’s money developing his collection, so it's easy to see why he was famous for his decadence and expanding the waistline.
You have to drive on the wrong side of the road to get to the five star Savoy hotels d’Or. Brits will call it the wrong side of the road; to everyone else, it's the right side of the road. This is the only street in London where it is allowed and no one really knows why! It's kind of like the changing of the guards, a weird tradition that just keeps going for no real reason. London is particularly good at keeping these traditions going.
At the Four Seasons, you can have a massage in a “Relaxation Pod” with a view of Hyde Park. This famous hotel’s spa has nine treatment rooms made out of glass allowing for the ultimate relaxing escapism. Guests can look out at London’s most beautiful park while someone needs the knots of tension out of their super-rich shoulders. Life sure is tough.
The world’s most expensive cocktail is available at Gigi’s in Mayfair. $11,000 will buy you the Gigi’s, a cocktail which was originally made for Grace Jones and is now the most expensive in the world. It’s made with vintage 1990 crystal champagne and brandy from 1888. You have to pay for it in advance for obvious reasons. Just don't spill it!
The 2012 Olympics boosted the British economy by about 10 billion pounds. The world’s eye was on London in 2012, when it was city’s turn to host the Olympics games despite costing a fortune, the buzz and tourism created, meant they turned a profit and created much more revenue for the nation. London, in particular, has benefited with 2.1 of the 10 billion dollars generated by the tourists visiting the cities specifically for the games.
You can buy the most expensive perfume in the world from Harrods, one of the most famous and iconic department stores in the world. Harrods is known for its luxury and its eye-watering price tags. It's one of those, if you have to ask, you can't afford it kind of places. This price tag, in particular, takes the cake though for $1074 you can buy a one of a kind scent created by perfumer Clive Christian.
Make sure you have booked serviced apartments in London for your short stay to view more attractions of this romantic city.