When Jackie and I had a look-see of the Hotel Café Royal, on Regent Street perilously close to the Circus, I was surprised to find myself hankering after the place. It is everything Piccadilly Circus isn't: calm, quiet, good-looking and elegant.
In the last ten years, espresso pop up shops, coffee trolleys, and artisanal pour-overs have proliferated across central London and into the furthest reaches of the city -- meaning (thankfully) that an excellent cup of coffee is never more than a few streets away.
"Where are the best places to see celebrities tonight?" That's the question nobody wants to be caught asking the hotel concierge, because that question is predicated on another question that nobody wants to be asking themselves: Why do I want to see celebrities tonight?
Ontario would probably have to expand from two teams to about five teams to accommodate the talent, and London, Ontario -- just 200km west of Toronto -- would be able to put one of the strongest teams on the ice.
What could go wrong? I had a work visa, a job at a digital agency, a studio apartment, which looked very nice in the pictures I'd seen online. It was true, I only knew one person -- but he was a Hollywood agent, so that was a good start.
Though they may be a bit busier than the countryside, cities are hubs of history, culture, and entertainment. So we suggest you leave the quiet country behind and give the city a whirl. Here are eight megacities we can't get enough of.