The London Eye, also called Millennium Wheel is a 135m (443 feet) observation wheel, the tallest in the world. An evolution of the Ferris wheel, the capsules are completely enclosed, mounted on the outside of the frame, and stabilized mechanically rather than being kept level by gravity. The best time to ride (or "fly", as they say) is at sunset, where the views over the illuminated Westminster Palace and Thamas River are spectacular.
1. Clive Christian's Imperial Majesty: Price $215,000British designer Clive Christian's creation has recently been voted in the Guinness Book of World Records the most expensive perfume in the world. The 16.9-ounce perfume bottle is stuck into the 18-carat gold collar that is adorned with a five-carat diamond. Only five bottles are made annually, justifying the eye-popping price.