CultureLine Connects the Hidden Treasures of London

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CultureLine – A Rail Link that Creates New Cultural Connections: London may have more museums and galleries than anywhere else in the world, but this has not stopped the City of London from exposing more of its hidden treasures to culture lovers. A new rail line linking the city’s north and south via the East […]

London Zoo – The Nature Experience

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London Zoo – One of the Oldest Zoos in Existence: London has such a long history, filled with great churches, monuments, art and history museums that very often seeking nature here often isn’t what immediately comes to mind. But that’s an error, since London is home to one of the oldest zoos in existence. The […]

Westminster Abbey – A Coronation Church Since 1066

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Westminster Abbey Has The Most Impressive Collection of Tombs and Monuments: More than 900 years after its founding, Westminster Abbey continues to attract visitors. Coronation site, royal weddings, burial ground, treasure trove and much more, over a million people come each year to explore this Westminster church and its history spanning more than a thousand […]

A Bird’s Eye View of London from the London Eye

London Eye

The London Eye – A Favourite London Attraction: One of the best ways to see London is from the air. Unfortunately, this was something that was fairly inaccessible to most until the London Eye. Now it’s as easy as stepping onto a platform that moves slower than the average escalator into the London Eye capsule. […]

Royal Observatory, Greenwich – Home of GMT

Tony on the Greenwich Meridian Line

The Royal Observatory is Home of GMT and the Prime Meridian of the World: To most of us, “What time is it?” is a rather mundane question. Sometimes it can be an annoying question, especially when it’s being asked by those who can’t be bothered to look up the time themselves. But, to the men […]

Royal Albert Hall – A Vision of Prince Albert

Royal Albert Hall - London

The Royal Albert Hall – Dedicated to “The Triumph of Arts and Sciences”: One of Britain’s premier events venue, the Royal Albert Hall is a historical and treasured building, well known the world over. Situated in South Kensington, in central London, the Royal Albert Hall has a long and rich history as one of the […]

Kensington Palace – A Palace Steeped in History

Kensington Palace & Gardens

Kensington Palace – Home to some of Britain’s Famous Kings and Queens since 1689: Kensington Palace has been a royal home since 1689 and some of Britain’s most famous kings and queens have lived here.  One of its best known resident in recent history was Diana, Princess of Wales, and with plans for Prince William […]

Buckingham Palace – Royal Residence of the Queen

Buckingham Palace, London

Buckingham Palace – Official Residence of Britain’s Monarchy since 1837: Undoubtedly one of the most popular tourist attractions in London, Buckingham Palace is still the official residence of Britain’s monarchy, as it has been since Queen Victoria’s designation in 1837. Much of the building was constructed as early as 1703 for the Duke of Buckingham.  […]

Shakespeare’s Globe – Act II

Shakespeare's Globe, London

Shakespeare’s Globe – Dedicated to Shakespeare and Shakepeare’s London: Shakespeare’s Globe is in fact long gone, the original Shakespeare’s Globe that is. During a performance of Henry VIII in 1613, wadding from a stage cannon set fire to the thatched roof and the entire theatre burned to the ground. But this wasn’t the cause of […]

Harrods – The World’s Favourite Department Store

Harrods London

Harrods – The store that promises ‘Everything to Everybody Everywhere': A household name in the U.K. and all over the world the Harrods brand is much sought after by many first-time visitors to London. Whether it be a Harrods Winnie-the-Pooh bear, a Harrods mug or a Harrods shopping bag, many tourists desire something from Harrods […]