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  • Nellie Bly
    Circling the world in 72 days
    French novelist Jules Verne took all of us on an exciting adventure in 1873, in the company wealthy Englishman Phileas Fogg, and his beloved French valet Passepartout, as we ventured around the world in eighty days. Seeking to turn fiction into...
  • Paddling Accidents on the River Avon
    Tragic accidents claimed the lives of paddlers in English River.
    The River Avon near Bristol, England has been the scene of two deaths by drowning according to the BBC News. The most recent fatality occurred on January 19, 2019, when a kayak capsized and the lone occupant perished before rescuers could recover...
  • England's past and present woven together by sheep
    England's past and present woven together by sheep
    A sheep farmer feels right at home in the countryside of England. Everywhere resides a reference to the long history of raising sheep in the British Isles. What else could one do in a cold, wet country to stay warm and dry other than raise...
  • Canute's North Sea Empire
    Canute the Great: King of England
    Viking warlord Canute the Great conquered England through military action and treaty negotiations. He assumed the English throne on Christmas Day 1016. Canute ruled the English for nineteen years. During that period, he protected England against...
  • Englis Bubbly
    British bubbly to brighten BAFTA event
    It’s officially ‘Awards Season’ in Los Angeles which means there will be plenty of Champagne and Sparkling wines being poured at a myriad of related events.This year’s celebrations will get off to a rather unique start when...
  • House Hunters International
    House Hunters International: Move to London with The Gavrin Family
    In the most recent episode of House Hunters International, Lori Gavrin, a scientist, is moving from Norristown, Pennsylvania to London, to start a new job. Her husband, Andy, lovingly supportive, is giving up his dream job with a brewery to start...
  • The Blood of the Fifth Knight
    Interview with E.M. Powell, author of The Blood of the Fifth Knight
    Today’s guest is E.M. Powell, author of the historical mystery/thriller, The Blood of the Fifth Knight, which was a #1 Amazon Bestseller. Born and raised in the Republic of Ireland into the family of Michael Collins (the legendary...
  • New for 2015: Bicycling around Vietnam
    New for 2015: Bicycling around Vietnam
    Here’s a new family-friendly tour for bicyclists: It’s an adventure along the coast of Vietnam, and it features a bunch of options for morning rides, all getting back to your hotel in time for lunch. After that, you’re free to...
  •  Portobello Road market is a London shopping magnet
    Portobello Road market is a London shopping magnet
    By David Stewart WhiteThe era of online shopping hardly dents the popularity of London's marketplaces. Noteverything in London’s street markets is a bargain — and not all the “antiques” are Antiques Roadshow worthy. But...
  • Cover of "A Fine Summer's Day" by Charles Todd
    Read "A Fine Summer's Day" by Charles Todd
    “A Fine Summer Day” is the 17th book in the Inspector Rutledge series by New York Times bestselling author Charles Todd. This prequel offers fans of this series the opportunity to see Rutledge before World War 1 changed his life. For...
  • York & Albany Hotel & Restaurant
    Review: York & Albany Hotel in London
    Nestled in between London’s Regent’s Park and Camden rests the charming York & Albany Hotel and Restaurant, owned by Chef Gordon Ramsay. When one thinks of Chef Ramsay, their mind often turns to his household name and franchise...
  • Afternoon tea in London
    Five ways to enjoy English afternoon tea in London this winter
    With Christmas and New Year fast approaching, the quintessential English experience - traditional afternoon tea in one of London’s luxurious settings - is a seasonal gift with a difference.Credit for the long-held tradition dates back to the...
  • Sir Elton John and David Furnish to officially tie the knot in England
    Sir Elton John to officially marry longtime beau David Furnish this weekend
    Pop legend Sir Elton John and longtime beau David Furnish are getting hitched once again this weekend in England. According to Rolling Stone on Thursday, the couple will officially tie the knot in a private ceremony as a tribute to same-sex...
  • New: A chance to explore Portugal on a royal barge
    New: A chance to explore Portugal on a royal barge
    If you watched TV on June 3, 2012, chances are you were among the millions of people who enjoyed the eye-popping sight of a flotilla of 1,000 boats on the Thames River in England. The event was the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Pageant, and the...
  • Canute the Great
    Canute the Great conquers England (1016)
    King Sweyn Forkbeard of Denmark chased Anglo Saxon King Aethelred off the English throne. Ethelred fled to Normandy leaving England to the Viking chieftain. Forkbeard died in 1014 emboldening Aethelred. The English forced Sweyn Forkbeard's son...