England's iconic capital is quite literally it's crowning jewel. Home of the country's Royal Family, the crown jewels, and most emblematic sites, including Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, and Westminster Abby, London has a historical legacy dating back to ancient Roman times. And if the history doesn't draw you in, the city's cobbled alleyways are packed with enough lively pubs, delicious restaurants, and adorable boutiques to keep you happy for a lifetime.