we can't go back in time, but we can try to emulate the Downton Abbey vibe by visiting England's most stunning hotels -- housed in the former manors and estates of the country's elite.
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U.S. pellet exports nearly doubled last year to 3.2 million short tons and headed mostly to Europe, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. European nations, particularly the UK, are using wood pellets to replace coal for electricity generation and heating.
On a crisp September morning, I stood with my dear friend on the West Coast of England staring out into the Irish Sea. We were about to embark on a walk to the other side of the country, Alfred Wainwright's Coast to Coast Trail.
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With the exception of royalty, spelling and humour (humor), most Brits and Americans like to think of their countries as culturally rather similar. You would be forgiven for thinking this is most obvious in the globalized world of business.
All you need is to let yourself get inspired by Katniss' warrior ways. Here's what we think Katniss would like to do on vacation, given the chance -- and what you can do, too!
While no human rights treaty is more widely ratified than the Convention on the Rights of the Child, and while governments are required to report on their compliance on children's rights once every five years, little is done in practice to end the violation of children's rights. It is time for an International Children's Court.
he more modest features these hotels offer include steamy whirlpool tubs or intimacy kits in the minibars, while more elaborate options include rooms equipped with erotic photographs, rotating beds, and mirrored ceilings.
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Three stories, three continents, one message: when culture insists that men control women, the result is horrific wherever it occurs. When the police sit idly by, as they did in all three of these cases, you understand that patriarchy has very powerful allies and roots.
Britain faces an existential nomenclature challenge. Will the word "Great" be expunged from its name and sentenced to permanent exile? Or, will Britain's better angels gather to resurrect a second finest hour?
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Today, Magna Carta is regarded in both the UK and the US as a foundation stone of our freedoms. Next year marks its 800th anniversary, and to celebrate, Lincoln Cathedral in eastern England has sent its copy on a grand tour of the United States. From now until January, it will be exhibited at the Library of Congress.
From former coach inns to historic guest houses, these hotels remind us of the quaint buildings and homes we dreamed of holing up in for the season after watching The Holiday on repeat.
With some cities, you not only have the option of visiting another region, you can also stamp your passport by going to a whole different country for a few days.