A busy guide to Central London

The funny thing about the tube map is that it makes the Big Smoke seem bigger than it actually is. For example, I used to frequently walk the 20 minutes between Kennington (not to be confused with Kensington) and Waterloo and Piccadilly Circus is but a stone’s throw away from Leicester Square and Oxford Circus.

So while it may look like there is a lot to cover, you can in fact squeeze a lot more in than you may think, especially if you map out your choices beforehand.

As a Londoner of two and a half years, even some of the most ‘touristy’ places still hold some significance for me. Mostly because they are a subtle reminder of a dream that once seemed monumental.

So here it is, in particular order, some pick and mix choices to see in London:

Buckingham Palace    - for the royalty shot.

Buckingham Palace - for the royalty shot.

Victoria & Albert Museum - for the art and design shot.

Natural History Museum -    for the Christmas shot.

Natural History Museum - for the Christmas shot.

Hyde Park - for the London summer shot.

Trafalgar Square    - for the central shot.

Trafalgar Square - for the central shot.

Piccadilly Circus - for the Sherlock shot.

Leicester Square - for the red carpet shot.

Oxford Circus - for the fashion blogger shot.

Carnaby Street    - for the London worker shot.

Carnaby Street - for the London worker shot.

Burlington Arcade - for the designer shot.

Covent Garden - for the elegant shot.

Somerset House -    the cultured tourist shot.

Somerset House - the cultured tourist shot.

The London Eye - for the iconic tourist shot.

Knightsbridge - for the posh shopper shot.

Kensington Palace - for the other royalty shot.

The Palace of Whitehall    - for the cheesy tourist shot.

The Palace of Whitehall - for the cheesy tourist shot.

Tower of London - for the historic shot.

Tower Bridge - for the film shot.

London Bridge - for the song shot.

Sushisamba    - for the sky-high shot.

Sushisamba - for the sky-high shot.

Brick Lane - for the hipster shot.

Sky Garden - for the lofty shot.

The Shard - for the highest-point-in-Europe shot.

#UpTheO2    - for the random shot.

#UpTheO2 - for the random shot.

Baker Street - for the other Sherlock shot.

Primrose Hill - for the wide shot.

Greenwich Observatory    - for the skyline shot.

Greenwich Observatory - for the skyline shot.

Is there anywhere else that you would add?

Han x