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10 Actually Free and Interesting Things To Do in London

Anita Hendrieka | Posted 05.16.2016 | Travel
Anita Hendrieka

London can be an expensive city if you head to all the tourist traps. I am the master of finding something free to do in this city (could be to do wi...

Leicester City, the Costa Rica of the Premier League

Sebastian Castro | Posted 05.16.2016 | Sports
Sebastian Castro

If you wonder why I'm making this comparison, then you're probably not Costa Rican. So before going on any further, I'd like to try (and I say try because no word will do it justice) to explain what the past World Cup meant for Costa Rica.

Sadiq Khan and the End of Islamophobia

John Feffer | Posted 05.18.2016 | World
John Feffer

It would be reassuring to believe that Sadiq Khan's victory will banish Islamophobia from the electoral toolbox, particularly here in the United States. But America is not London. And our billionaire conservative is no tree-hugging friend of indigenous peoples.

From Sending Men to the Moon to Hosting Trump

Vanilla Kalai Anandam | Posted 05.13.2016 | Politics
Vanilla Kalai Anandam

Photo courtesy from left to right: ZDNet, Vanilla Kalai Anandam London may have elected its first Muslim mayor but conservative America is still stu...

Paris Mayor Joins Growing List Of World Leaders Fed Up With Trump

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 05.13.2016 | Politics

Let's hope Donald Trump wasn't planning on taking his private jet to Europe anytime soon: The number of cities that would welcome him is shrinking by ...

'A Midsummer Night's Dream' Opens New Shakespeare's Globe Season

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 05.11.2016 | Arts
Anne Margaret Daniel

Shakespeare's lushest, loopiest play, set in an Athenian June at court and in the green wood, is essentially a long poem. In even a poor production, the words can get you through.

Art Review: Ron Mallory, Kinetic Artist, Shows in Paris

Carole Mallory | Posted 05.10.2016 | Arts
Carole Mallory

On May 19 in Paris on 32 Rue de Lille, the RCM Galerie will have a Vernissage, a private opening, of the show stopping kinetic art by the renown artist Ron Mallory. Perhaps I'm a bit biased in my enthusiasm because I'm the former Mrs. Ronald Mallory.

Londoners Elect a Muslim Mayor

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.10.2016 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Fashion in an Age of Technology: The London Perspective

Sissi Johnson | Posted 05.09.2016 | Technology
Sissi Johnson

"Retailers Won't Be The Only Ones Retailing" panel - from left to right: Nick Lisher (Depop), Kelly Kowal (Farfetch), Cherry Collins (Grabble), Ross B...

The Hidden Diversity Implications of the Election of London´s First Muslim Mayor

Andres T. Tapia | Posted 05.09.2016 | World
Andres T. Tapia

Sadiq Khan's election as London´s first ever Muslim mayor is yet another bellwether event indicative of massive demographic shifts happening globally...

London's New Mayor: I Won't Be Able To Visit The U.S. If Trump Wins

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 05.11.2016 | Politics

Newly elected London Mayor Sadiq Khan said he wants to travel to the U.S. to collaborate with other mayors -- but he won't be able to if Donald Trump ...

The Key to Realizing London's Digital Potential

Katherine Oliver | Posted 05.05.2016 | Technology
Katherine Oliver

London needs a Chief Digital Officer. When the next Mayor appoints one, the capital will assure its continued reputation as the leading European tech...

Daneh Buahmad and the Essence of Modern, Global Style

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 05.05.2016 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

Who is the true modern Saudi woman? Well, that definition may require too many words, but I can definitely tell you who she isn't. She's not the com...

Creating Sustainable Homes

Pioneers for Change | Posted 05.03.2016 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

By: Sharon Saxby The phone rang early. It was a client. "Sharon, something is wrong with our gas bills. They are about a third of what they used to...

Zip Down the World’s Longest Tunnel Slide in London

Marriott Traveler | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.02.2016 | Travel
Read More: London, Travel News

London is giving new meaning to slip and slide. Starting this summer, the city will boast the world’s tallest and longest tunnel slide, which will s...

Observations From Below: Imagine

Bryan Dooley | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Bryan Dooley

I haven't really blogged about my own home town since my introduction to this blog. Just like anyone else, I am a product of my environment. Winston ...

How Jungle Book Director Jon Favreau Got Such a Great Performance Out of Acting Novice Neel Sethi

Jim Hill | Posted 04.26.2016 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

"While many of the other child actors who auditioned for this role were kind of cookie-cutter, Neel was different. He had a little spunk and some real swagger."

10 Things Every London Visitor Should Know

Stephanie Mayo | Posted 04.26.2016 | Travel
Stephanie Mayo

Many people on their first visit to London are a tad put off their game, everything feels backwards with cars on the other side of the road and even though you speak the same language their phrases and words seem foreign. So it's with this that I decided to put together some London tips to help you understand what's going on.

Winston Churchill's Secret Underground Bunker is Opening to the Public

Travel + Leisure | Posted 04.25.2016 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Photo: Getty ImagesAn unused subway station in London, where Winston Churchill once sheltered in a secret bunker during the Blitz, is set to open to t...

From Bauhaus to Zaha: An Appreciation

Garo Gumusyan, AIA | Posted 04.25.2016 | Arts
Garo Gumusyan, AIA

Walter Gropius. IM Pei. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Philip Johnson. Le Corbusier. César Pelli. Frank Lloyd Wright. Buckminster Fuller. Antoni Gaudí. N...

Fox Joins Commuters On The Top Deck Of A Bus Like It's No Big Deal

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 04.19.2016 | Weird News

Rush hour commuters in London were joined by an unexpected traveling companion on Monday morning. A fox, who presumably didn't pay a fare, confidently...

Books Opened the Doors of the World to Me

Vyjay Rao | Posted 04.18.2016 | Travel
Vyjay Rao

Years ago, much, much before the travel bug ensnared me in its magical web, I had already begun my voyages around the world on the wings of my imagina...

A Drone May Have Struck A Passenger Jet For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 04.18.2016 | World

British Airways pilots said their aircraft was hit by a drone while approaching London's Heathrow Airport on Sunday afternoon. Police are investigatin...

Harry Potter and The Magical Drink List -- What Your Favorite Character Drinks!

Darcey Olson | Posted 04.15.2016 | Entertainment
Darcey Olson

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ at Universal Studios Hollywood opened last week and we couldn't be more excited. Yes, we're geeked-out Harry Potter fans here at

4 Relaxing Places to Unwind in London

Marriott Traveler | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 04.14.2016 | Travel
Read More: London, Travel News

As one of the world’s busiest and most important cities, London can prove stressful for even the most relaxed of travelers. The vices of capitalism,...