Given how old many of the buildings are in the area, it’s difficult not to enjoy a sense of grandeur as you walk around. The beautiful buildings have seen so much history. Not to mention the very basic foundations of time as we think of it today. The Royal Observatory is the home of Greenwich Mean Time, which every other time zone in the world bases itself on. In fact, you can go and stand in two hemispheres at once if you so choose. It felt rather appropriate to wear my starry dress that I bought from Zara last winter!