Times are tricky. We’re still recovering from a certain shock US election and our divorce from Europe is on the horizon. But despite all the doom and gloom, London remains open.
TNT loves to travel but no matter where we roam, we retain a soft spot for the English capital. And for good reason for in London, there is always something to do. You have everything you want in terms of activity and accessibility. Every week a new (independent, naturally) bar or restaurant is opening.
The city also offers a cornucopia of world class carnivals, museums and art galleries in addition to gorgeous gardens and parks, meaning it’s nigh on impossible to get bored.
Of course, critics counter that the city gets crowded and can be costly (true, but the same could be said of any metropolis) not to mention lonely but, here at TNT towers, we've never understood that argument. Next time you’re in town, look around: you’ll find that you’re surrounded by Londoners - aka some of the most interesting, outgoing and open people on the planet.
Londoners are people who want to participate in life, with many having moved to the big smoke so as to escape their humdrum hometowns.
On any given day, expect to find the Windrush generation interacting with immigrants from India, Asian neighbourhoods juxtaposed alongside Jewish communities – and Poles working alongside Portuguese. Very few places on the planet opens its arms, to so many...
Or, in the words of British fashion designer and businesswoman, Vivienne Westwood, "There's nowhere else like London. Nothing at all, anywhere."
Here's why we think London is just capital: