London is often the first destination for Americans when they travel to Europe for the first time because they think it will be familiar and safe. Usually these Americans arrive in London and get shellshocked by how different London is based on their expectations. Movies and TV shows do a great job of portraying a London that doesn't actually exist and it can be very disorienting for inexperienced travelers.
Back in 2009, BootsnAll brought you Europe’ s nine most disappointing attractions, those over-hyped, over-rated attractions that we felt just didn't live up to their promise. Here is Part 2, with more sites which make you wonder whether they deserve the hype or not.
With a team of writers living all over the world, we cover 14 destinations and 2 travel themes, with plans for even more in the future. Covering everything from train travel and cheap hotels to the best local food and how to curse in the local language, these guides offer a wealth of information for travelers. Here are some of the best 2010 posts from our WhyGo network.
Melanie Waldman has been in love with vibrant, exciting London since childhood. Since her first visit in 1985, she's seen London grow into an art, design, financial, entertainment and culinary center -- and as far as she's concerned, the greatest city in the world. See why our new WhyGo London writer says now is the time to visit this iconic city.