Interesting reasons which make London attractive to Nigerians

London is one of the most attractive cities in the world to live with people from different parts of the world moving to work and live in this city. While cities like New York and Berlin may earn the label of being cool, as per a survey it was seen that 1 in 6 individuals from across the world, want to work in London. There are a lot of factors that make it such an irresistible place to work and stay and this is something that is evident from the number of Nigerians coming to study and work in London.

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Great music scene: The city is home to more than 300 venues that churn out an incredible 17k performances every year. When it comes to music whatever the genre London is head and shoulders up above the rest! With outdoor gigs, summer music festivals, club nights, open mic nights there is just so much happening on the music scene.

Creative opportunities galore: London is just all about musical opportunities. The city offers an ocean of creative opportunities for all sorts of talent. Whether it is art, photography, acting, writing or designing you name it, every area is awash with opportunities here. All you need to be is at the top of your game and you can be sure to make it big here!

Gateway to Europe: When it comes to public transport London certainly has all bases covered. Whether you want to arrive in or travel out of London there are a multitude of transport options available. With one of the best developed transport networks in the world there is the London Underground, buses, Overground and some of the biggest airports in the city. You can even catch the Eurostar to pop into Paris or travel to Europe if you feel like it!

Sheer variety: One of the most interesting aspects of the city is vast and diverse geographical areas, which initially started out as separate towns or villages and that later with the expansion of the city,    eventually came to be absorbed into London. As a result each area has its own signature style of architecture and ambience, which makes it all the more intriguing a city to live in. Compare Notting Hill to Mayfair to see an example!

Culinary delights: London has definitely castoff its once infamous food reputation for being bland and ordinary. The city now is at the forefront of being out of the most creative and innovative in terms of culinary delights and it serves the best of dishes from across the globe. With a wonderful array of restaurants, eateries, cafes, pop-up cafes cookery schools and culinary bloggers the city offers the finest in international cuisine in Europe if not the world.

A glorious history: The roots of the city extend back to 43 AD when it was founded. With a history of more than 200 years it certainly has a lot of see and explore. That combined with its exceptional architecture of the likes of Roman, Tudor, Stuart and Victorian era make it one of the most architecturally diverse cities in the world. The city is home to four UNESCO World Heritage sites as well apart from being the city where some of the most historically significant events occurred.

Educational opportunities: While Oxford and Cambridge are both outside London, the capital has still managed to do rather well for itself with 43 universities. With world famous institutions like LSE, UCL, and SOAS it certainly offers the best in education. And there are also specialised schools like the London College of Fashion and Central St Martins to add to its impressive collection. Apart from that the city is home to the best grammar, state and private schools in the country.

Fashion: London is right up there with the top fashion capitals in the world. You need to look no further than the London Fashion Week to realise that the city is pretty chic. It is also the city where some of the world’s top supermodels of the likes of Naomi Campbell, Cara Delevigne and Kate Moss stay! The city is known for its avant-garde fashion and it has some of the best shopping venues in the world. From Oxford Street to the East End, London has plenty of fashion and style to offer fashion lovers.

Abundance of landmarks: With more than 17 million visitors to the city every year London certainly has more than its fair share of landmarks and attractions. While tourists need to travel to see the many wonders being a local you can see them when you want to.

 Amazing parks and green open areas: At the risk of sounding immodest, London is probably the greenest and most naturally beautiful cities on the planet!  There are simply miles and miles of lush greenery, incredibly beautiful royal parks, natural reserves and rolling woodlands apart from its numerous stunning gardens.

Plenty of pubs:  It would be an understatement to say that the locals certainly do fancy a tipple or two. They certainly love their drink and that is primarily the reason why the city is home to more than 7000 pubs and still counting.

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