The British Museum in central London is one of the world's great museums and is devoted to human history and culture.
This was British Prime Minister Winston Churchill's underground command bunker during some of the most dangerous days (and nights) of World War II.
You don't have to be a fan of Downton Abbey to appreciate the beauty of Highclere Castle sitting on a stately hill in the English countryside of Hampshire about two hours west of London.
It's a bit like London's version of the Eiffel Tower--a towering landmark that the city's locals initially greeted with skepticism, relying on some extraordinary engineering, and becoming a iconic fixture of the city's skyline. And both offer unparalleled views of their cities.
Like others of the world's great cities, London really sparkles at night and dusk, making for some beautiful photo opportunities.