1. The history of its sights and ceremonies.
2. Fat trees fighting wrought iron gates.
3. Cool cars for every taste to be ogled on the street.
4. Great gift shopping for a Bond villain, countess or showgirl.
5. Expressive statues.
6. The lights on night walks.
7. Greenery, mostly well-manicured. (Only the fighting trees grow with abandon.)
8. Fantastic, free museums.
9. Pubs, pub-goers and pub names.
10. Bridges, whether they be beautiful, grand, or merely functional, spanning the River Thames.