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Featuring the country’s largest flotilla in history, led by the Queen’s Royal barge and likely more Union Jacks than you can imagine, the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant on the 3rd of June is set to ...
Britain’s favorite period drama, Downton Abbey has been taking the world by storm of late, so get your top hats and teacups at the ready, and prepare to get a taste of Edwardian-era England. The ...
One of London’s most fascinating yet often-overlooked museums, Sir John Soane’s Museum is dedicated to its namesake, the much-celebrated neo-classical architect who designed a number of acclaimed ...
Afternoon tea is considered to be a tradition in England and one that both locals and visitors take great pleasure in taking – although it is now seen as more of a treat to be taken in a hotel or tea ...
William Shakespeare – did he really write all those wonderful plays? Or was it actually a member of the royal family? Or a group of people whose names are now lost to history? Did he even exist? Does ...
The Beatles put Liverpool on the cultural map in the 1960s. Shipping and trade put Liverpool on the world map much earlier than that, from the 18th century. Once upon a time, 40% of the world’s trade ...
As ubiquitous to London as the red Double Decker bus and the traditional telephone box, there are hundreds of official black taxicabs darting through the traffic jams and whizzing up the back alleys ...
One of the last ruling monarchies in the world, the British Royal Family are the ultimate celebrities: born to rule. For centuries the Kings and Queens of England have lived in splendor and in London ...
Royalty. Could there be anything better? Who hasn’t, as a child, whiled away a summer afternoon in apprehensive daydream, imagining that someday, somewhere, we will truly be not just the ...
On February 6, 1952 King George VI died (the king featured in the
film The King’s Speech) and his eldest daughter, Elizabeth, became
Queen. 60 years later we are celebrating her Diamond Jubilee. ...
In the late 16th century, an alderman’s son and aspiring writer and actor headed out from his small Warwickshire market town in search of fame in Elizabethan London. It’s the kind of journey made by ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, November 2012
There’s a myriad of festive fun to be had in London this Christmas, but to get you started, here are a few suggestions. 1) Christmas lights: London’s shimmering decorations are some of the best in ...
When I first came to London, I was determined to do the one thing I had read about in books, seen in films and on TV, and dreamed about for years: take afternoon tea. Yes, I am sure there are many ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, March 2013
You could spend weeks exploring London’s myriad tourist attractions, but with so many sights just a short bus or train ride away, there’s no excuse to only stay in the city. Whether you want to hit ...
During summer each year in London, the Queen throws open the doors of her home, Buckingham Palace so that we, the general public, can visit the State Rooms. In July and August, while she is safely ...
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Doing what: Stonehenge, Windsor Castle and Bath Day Trip from London
Get an insider look at the Tower of London, St Paul's Cathedral and the View from The Shard on this incredible Viator VIP tour! With exclusive pre-opening access to the Tower of London, your tour includes the tower's historic opening ceremony and a look at the Crown Jewels with a Beefeater guide. Explore the normally inaccessible Triforium at St Paul's Cathedral, alongside other highlights like the Whispering Gallery and the Crypts. Stop for a 2-course lunch at The Restaurant at St Paul's Cathedral, and then finish your day with a visit to The Shard.