17 Reasons Why London Is Just The Absolute Worst

Ugh. London. What a total dump.

Maybe we should all just up and leave because, frankly, it’s a downright terrible place.

1. There are no green spaces.

richmond-park-london

richmond-park-london

Well, apart from a few, scattered spots.

2. It’s all just made of concrete.

walthamstow-wetlands

walthamstow-wetlands

They don’t call it The Big Smoke for nothing.

3. And there is absolutely no nature anywhere.

richmond-park-london

richmond-park-london

Seriously, when was the last time you heard the birds sing?

4. Just buildings.

london-buildings

london-buildings

Yep, hundreds upon hundreds of historic spots. Yawn.

5. And not even nice buildings.

st-pauls

st-pauls

Can you believe they bothered to rebuild St Paul’s four times? What a waste.

6. Really, really ugly buildings.

london-westminster

london-westminster

Ok, I guess this lot aren’t bad

7. Just look at them.

natural-history-museum

natural-history-museum

Eyesores, the lot of them.

8. They’re revolting.

leadenhall-market

leadenhall-market

And just wait until you see the sewers

9. Oh and Londoners never have any fun.

The odd rooftop bar aside, this place is a ghost town.

10. Like, there’s absolutely nothing to do here.

London Covid cases

London Covid cases

We honestly had to struggle just to think of a few.

11. And the food is absolutely terrible.

best-camden-market-street-food-london

best-camden-market-street-food-london

Gordon Ramsay? Heston Blumenthal? Who?

12. It’s always the same old sh*t.

burger-london

burger-london

Breakfast in bread? Liquid nitrogen ice cream? Get some new material, London.

13. It’s impossible to get around.

london-underground

london-underground

We’ve only got the world’s most historic underground railway, after all.

14. And it’s always so hideous and rainy.

london-eye

london-eye

Pretty joyless, too.

15. The city has zero character.

london-culture

london-culture

And everything you could do is way too expensive!

16. And the people are always so miserable.

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london-happy

Sometimes, though, the city can make you smile.

17. Seriously, why would anyone want to come here?

london-view

london-view

Be warned though: one London has you, you’re not likely to leave


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