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Written by Philippa Burne, UK, February 2012
Believe it or not, I remember the TV series, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! – the 1980s version with Jack Palance that is, not the 1940s original with Robert Ripley himself. And now Ripley’s Believe It ...
Even if you have never heard of him, wherever you go in London, you’ll be seeing the influence of Sir John Soane. He was an architect in the late 18th and early 19th centuries in London and designed ...
This wonderful white stone building which sits around a courtyard,
fronted by the river on one side and The Strand on the other is home to
cultural and artistic organizations such as The ...
Although the Titanic’s home port was Liverpool she never actually visited that city. Built in Belfast, she sailed from Southampton on her maiden voyage to New York, but five days out of port she hit ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, March 2013
With its magnificent dome presiding over London’s skyline, St Paul’s Cathedral is not only the seat of the bishop of London, but is one of the city’s most famous landmarks. One of the largest ...
Scholars might still argue about whether William Shakespeare himself actually wrote all those plays, but no-one quibbles about just how good the plays are, nor about where William Shakespeare was ...
London is so bursting with history it’s impossible to get a grip on it all. What this means is that new old things come to light all the time (if you know what I mean). One of these is Strawberry ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, January 2012
Once upon a time the Tower of London was all about locking people in. For nearly 1000 years it has been London's royal fortress, stronghold, and prison. It was originally built by William the ...
Written by London Expert: Gavin, United Kingdom, April 2012
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. ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, November 2012
With its reputation for gloomy horizons and relentless drizzle, it’s easy to see why London might be boycotted during the winter season, but Londoner’s know that the most atmospheric time to discover ...
The upper reaches of the Thames River were once the playground of the rich and landed who built large elegant riverside houses. Of course the grandest and earliest of these is Hampton Court Palace, ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, July 2011
At the end of April 2011, London
will stop. In fact, England generally and most of the United Kingdom
will grind to a halt as the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton
takes place at ...
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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.