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See London as Sherlock

Andy Steves | Posted 11.16.2014 | Travel
Andy Steves

A day in London dedicated to a Sherlock Holmes pilgrimage can't begin anywhere but Holmes' flat at 221 B Baker Street. In modern day London, you'll find much of Baker Street has become a shrine to the world's most famous detective.

4 London Tours You Don't Already Know About

Adam Groffman | Posted 10.23.2013 | Travel
Adam Groffman

In a city as diverse and expansive as London, there's no shortage of things to do when visiting. But if you want to explore the city beyond Big Ben and Buckingham Palace, there are any number of tours that delve a bit deeper into London's unique and interesting history.

London Sites' Olympic Slump

Posted 10.09.2012 | Travel

It seems that the Olympics weren't good for everyone in England after all. The Association of Leading Visitor Attractions is reporting that some si...

Despite Olympics Advantage, NYC Still Beat London In Tourism

Posted 08.14.2012 | New York

Despite splurging nearly $15 billion to host the 2012 Olympics, London failed to beat out New York City for the number of tourists attracted per-day o...

Diamonds Are A Queen's Best Friend

Jim Calio | Posted 08.03.2012 | Travel
Jim Calio

In addition to the Thames River pageant a series of events on land will celebrate the Queen's Jubilee.

Would You Pay Money To Be Shipwrecked?

Posted 01.13.2012 | Arts

Popular representations of getting shipwrecked don't make the whole experience sound very appealing. You may find yourself creating a creepy family co...

WATCH: Can This Really Be A British Tourism Ad?

AOL Travel News | Posted 10.10.2011 | Travel

A £100 million advertising campaign for Britain is about to be replaced by a meme. As the UK's tourism marketing organization VisitBritain pulls i...

London Rioters Interrupt Tourists' Dinner, Get Scared Off By Restaurant Staff

AOL Travel News | Posted 10.09.2011 | Travel

A Los Angeles couple visiting London headed out for a nice dinner at The Ledbury on Monday evening only to be served up a bit of chaos as rioters brok...

London Homeless As Tour Guides | By Justin Delaneyon Mar 9th 2011 at 9:00AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

I have hired some strange tour guides. One was a Balinese man that cackled like a quick fire dub step remix of the word "huh." One was a spy for the M...

'Unseen Tours' Give Jobs To London's Homeless

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Homeless people in London are now finding employment as tour guides, giving visitors a unique perspective on the city's streets and monuments. The Gu...