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100 Buildings in 100 Years

J. Michael Welton | Posted 09.22.2016 | Home
J. Michael Welton

Most people know John Hill through his blog, A Daily Dose of Architecture. But his day job is equally interesting and informative - just check out his...

The Fashion World Is Really Trying To Make Crocs 'It' Shoes

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 09.19.2016 | Home

It’s happened: Crocs have hit the runway, friends. As part of London Fashion Week, designer Christopher Kane sent his models out wearing his spring...

Mind The Manners: London Underground Needs To Revise The Audible Warning

Maria Khan | Posted 09.16.2016 | UK Parents
Maria Khan

It's 7.50am. My four-year-old daughter and I just boarded a professionals-laden London Underground train. All seats occupied, again. Mental prayers begin for humanity to rise above self-interest and offer my child a seat.

Birmingham Royal Ballet's 'The Tempest': Some 'Heavenly Music', Brought to Life by Dance

Meghan Feeks | Posted 09.20.2016 | Home
Meghan Feeks

Shakespeare penned these famous words from The Tempest more than 400 years ago, but in a day of demagogues, Daesh and deep social divisions, they just as easily could have been uttered today.

7 Awesome Hotels on Our Radar This Week

Oyster | Posted 09.15.2016 | Home
Oyster

We get a lot of compliments from our fans here at Oyster.com. They love that our experts write extensive, comprehensive reviews of hotel properties ar...

Cats Replaced Ads In A London Tube Station And Now It's Paradise

The Huffington Post | Abigail Williams | Posted 09.15.2016 | Home

Public transportation is stressful. Coming off a hot summer of being sweat on by strangers in packed subway cars, we all could use a brief respite fro...

BLM Protest At London Airport Calls Out Environmental Inequality

Reuters | Lilly Workneh | Posted 09.07.2016 | Home

Air passengers in Britain and beyond faced delays on Tuesday after a “Black Lives Matter” protest on a runway halted flights for six hours at Lond...

30 Megacity Mayors Call Upon G20 for a Climate Safe World

Anne Hidalgo | Posted 09.06.2016 | Home
Anne Hidalgo

As the G20 Summit meets in Hangzhou this week, we, mayors of the major cities within the G20, call on our national leaders to work with us to build a ...

London Replica Goes Up In Flames On Great Fire's 350th Anniversary

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 09.05.2016 | Home

LONDON, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Flames once again licked the historic buildings of Britain’s capital as a wooden replica of 17th century London went up i...

Icons of Whiskey Retailing: The Whiskey Exchange

Joseph V. Micallef | Posted 09.05.2016 | Home
Joseph V. Micallef

The Whiskey Exchange at Covent Garden In recent years, London has become a mecca for fine whiskey retailers. If the iconic retailer Cadenhead is a s...

Charlie Lives On at "Chaplin's World"

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.28.2016 | Home
Magda Abu-Fadil

The Tramp, The Immigrant, the comedian, the actor, the writer, the musician, the composer, the director, the husband, the father, the genius. The le...

Historic Event In London Honors 'International Slavery Remembrance Day'

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 11.06.2016 | Home

Dozens of demonstrators gathered in London, England, Sunday for what was billed by organizers as the city’s first-ever memorial honoring victims of ...

The Lanesborough Hotel: Plush Pampering in the Heart of London

Margaret Gardiner | Posted 08.17.2016 | Home
Margaret Gardiner

The Lanesborough Hotel is a haven in the bustle of London's Knightbridge. Perched on Hyde Park Corner, moments from Buckingham Palace, it is billed as one of the most expensive hotel's in London and part of the exclusive Oetker Collection Masterpiece Hotels that include Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d'Antibes, Le Bristol Paris, and the Palais Namaskar in Marrakech.

Six Must-See Art Shows In London

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 08.18.2016 | Home
Madelaine D'Angelo

Although the summer is wrapping up, the London art scene continues to offer incredible gallery, museum, and public art shows. From a Rolling Stones retrospective to an Alex Katz park preview, get familiar with these six must-see shows in London before they close.

London for Kids - Off the Beaten Path

Suzanne Rutledge | Posted 08.18.2016 | Home
Suzanne Rutledge

London is the perfect place to test the waters for your child's first international adventure. There are countless superb activities for kids, and many of them are free or very cheap. The language and food are easy to adjust to, and when all else fails, there are unique modes of transportation around every corner that will enamor even the toughest-to-please little traveler.

You'll Wonder Why You Never Napped Like This Commuter On The Train

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.12.2016 | Home

This commuter’s hilarious sign is anything but a snooze. A woman ― and clear genius ― who was traveling on the train from Kings Cross in London...

A Day At The Races

Jim Calio | Posted 08.10.2016 | Home
Jim Calio

Edward VII once described Goodwood as "a garden party with racing tacked on," and he wasn't far from right (the king was a frequent guest).

American Woman Killed, 5 Injured In London Knife Rampage

Reuters/HuffPost | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.04.2016 | Home

An American woman was killed and five other people injured Wednesday when a man with suspected mental health issues went on a knife rampage in central...

Guerrilla Street Art Responds To Terrorist Attacks Across The Globe

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 08.03.2016 | Home
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"It was an insane install," says Dan Witz of his London phone booth guerrilla art project, "probably one of the most challenging of my career." Dan ...

Architectural Masterpieces Topping Every Young Traveler's List

College Tourist | Posted 08.01.2016 | Home
College Tourist

By Brooke Stafford of Pennsylvania State University Because architecture is cool. Architecture isn't solely the interest of older generations; inste...

Icons of Whiskey Retailing: Cadenhead's Whisky Shop

Joseph V. Micallef | Posted 07.24.2016 | Home
Joseph V. Micallef

Cadenhead's Whisky Shop in London For Scotch whisky aficionados, Cadenhead's Whisky Shops in London and Edinburgh has always been more than an iconi...

This Bougie Doughnut Costs Nearly $2,000

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 07.20.2016 | Home

When foie gras fails and Dom Perignon leaves you desperate for more, there’s this doughnut. Created by the Dum Dum Donutterie in London, the “Lux...

NON TRAVEL BLOG

Dorothy Lucey | Posted 07.14.2016 | Home
Dorothy Lucey

Thought I'd have a quickie in London. 4 days. Then 3. Then...

Perry Ellis's Creative Director Michael Maccari Thinks There's A Bright Future For Menswear

Nigel Isaiah | Posted 07.12.2016 | Home
Nigel Isaiah

"Even though everyone is showing differently, I think it shows that there is a lot of movement and a lot of attention on menswear."

Arabs shouldn't celebrate Chilcot, nor be happy with Brexit

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 07.10.2016 | Home
Faisal J. Abbas

Pity the Arabs, so desperate for a victory that many of us would even rush to celebrate a non-achievement, or even worse, an adversity. Two examples o...