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  • 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. Aethelred fled to Normandy leaving England to the Viking chieftain. Forkbeard died in 1014 emboldening Aethelred. The English forced Sweyn Forkbeard's...
  • The British Library Café
    The British Library, Part VIII: Renting Out the Conference Centre
    One can rent out the Conference Centre, The British Library Café, the Terrace and Terrace Restaurant through Peyton Events. As the firm Peyton & Byrne explains in this YouTube video, “Next to King’s Cross/St. Pancras, The British...
  • The Goring Hotel in London
    Review: The Goring Hotel in London
    “That’s where Princess Kate spent the night before her wedding…”The cabbie is gushing about The Goring; his excitement palpable as his car weaves in and out of London traffic headed towards this historic hotel situated by...
  • Tea with a duchess while in London on 'Project Runway: All Stars'
    Off to London on 'Project Runway: All Stars,' tea with a duchess
    No, it wasn’t the Duchess of Cambridge who was guest starring on Lifetime’s “Project Runway: All Stars” Thursday night. It was the other duchess now known as Sarah Ferguson. She had been married to Prince Charles’...
  • Prime Minister David Cameron addresses the problems with open borders
    Lessons on immigration from Europe
    It is widely accepted that Europe holds more liberal (or progressive) policies and attitudes than those in the U.S. That is one reason that immigration advocates often point to the EU open border policy when advocating for immigration reform in...
  • Poop-powered bus begins transporting people in England
    Poop-powered bus begins transporting people in England
    While Toyota and other auto manufacturers are working to develop cars that run on hydrogen, the Bath Bus Co. in England has announced that it will begin using another form of natural gas—that created from human waste—to transport ...
  • Salisbury a top city for 2015, Lonely Planet says
    Salisbury a top city for 2015, Lonely Planet says
    Lonely Planet has named the southern English city of Salisbury to its Best in Travel 2015 list, according to VisitWiltshire.The city, established as New Sarum in the 13th century, is a common jumping off point for visitors to Stonehenge. It is...
  • St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel London
    A brilliant weekend in London
    Beside the River Thames, the Tower of London’s landscape is covered in bright red poppies. These are not real poppies, but ceramic poppies, each one representative of the death of a British and Commonwealth soldier during World War One....
  • Magna Carta 800th anniversary magnificent exhibit mustsee at Library of Congress
    Magna Carta 800th anniversary magnificent exhibit mustsee at Library of Congress
    Don't miss this unique opportunity to see one of the world's rarest, oldest, and most important documents, the 1215 Magna Carta, in a Library of Congress exhibit illuminating the "Great Charter" as the basis for America's...
  • Poppies of remembrance at the Tower of London
    Poppies of remembrance at the Tower of London
    By David Stewart WhiteThousands of visitors have flocked to the Tower of London to witness a memorial display of nearly 900,000 ceramic red poppies. The Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red installation honored British and Commonwealth citizens who...
  • Tigger caught in the act
    Man in Tigger costume caught copulating in toilet by a child: Grandmother angry
    “Hoo, hoo, hoo,” wasn’t the reaction a man dressed as Tigger had in Devon, England when a three-year-old little girl opened the bathroom door on him mid-coitus. The little girl startled Tigger as he was in the throes of toilet...