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Europe's Best Attractions & Where To Stay Nearby

Oyster | Posted 06.01.2013 | Travel

Plus, where you should stay to be near these spots.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Sally El Hosaini and James Floyd on My Brother the Devil

Dan Persons | Posted 05.31.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Breaking through the clichés is what writer/director Sally El Hosaini is all about. Her debut feature, My Brother the Devil, is about Egyptians living in London, and there isn't a terrorist among them. There are, however, artists, students, drug dealers, petty thieves, and in the middle of it, two brothers.

Don't Tread on Broadway Musical-goers

Ryan Cunningham | Posted 05.29.2013 | Arts
Ryan Cunningham

Theatregoers aren't asking, "Is it too American/British for the West End/Broadway?" Instead, they're saying, "I don't care where it's from, is it any damn good?" In the cases of both The Book of Mormon and Matilda, the answer is one word, regardless of accent: "Yes."

Why I Had a Tube Shoved Down My Throat on Piccadilly Circus

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 05.27.2013 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

Why did we set up a tableau that nearly caused London's taxi drivers to crash into each other on one of the city's busiest streets? Because Fortnum & Mason still has the indecency to sell foie gras, a "fancy foodstuff" that causes so much suffering that it is illegal to produce it in the U.K.

Street Art Shines A Light On Political Prisoners

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.27.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Street Artist Dan Witz Creates Effective Campaign with Amnesty International "In many countries people are imprisoned simply because of their politic...

Beautiful Creatures

Monika Chiang | Posted 05.26.2013 | Style
Monika Chiang

I've been traveling quite a lot lately (albeit not in a hot air balloon!) and encountering all sorts of beautiful creatures myself, and that got me thinking a lot about my own journey. After New York Fashion Week, I hopped a night flight to Paris for the Première Vision Fabric Show (PV).

Legs Over Logic

Eugenia Chandris | Posted 05.24.2013 | Women
Eugenia Chandris

Running is happiness, mixed with a tinge of triumph and maybe a pinch of defiance. It's my recipe for energy and inspiration. It's what gets me started and keeps me going in the morning and in my life.

An Interview with Lebanese artist, Pascal Hachem, from London's Selma Feriani Gallery, Art Dubai 2013

James Scarborough | Posted 05.21.2013 | Arts
James Scarborough

JS: When and how did you decide you wanted to be an artist? What was it like growing up in Lebanon, personally and artistically, and why did you leave...

Shadowy Ninjas of Irish Dance, Fusion Fighters Set for St. Patrick's Day Debut in London

John Lee | Posted 05.22.2013 | Entertainment
John Lee

Should they ever turn to the Dark Side, at least we know the Fusion Fighters' weakness: Guinness.

This Was Drawn By Hand!

Posted 03.26.2013 | Arts

Patrick Vale first stirred up the internet with his viral time-lapse video "Empire State of Pen," in which he seemingly sketched nearly every windowpa...

After Landing at Heathrow: What to Do Day One?

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 05.21.2013 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

The following suggested itinerary is a mix that includes a dash of royalty, avoiding napping, getting exercise and making all my "nesting" purchases so I can start work (or pleasure) on Day two.

PHOTOS: London Looking INSANE At Night

Posted 03.21.2013 | Travel

We love London. We love its abandoned tube stations; we love how it sometimes looks eerie after dark; we love it when royals ride the tube; we love t...

Spring Break Is Not Just For Spring Breakers

Viator | Posted 05.20.2013 | Travel

One of the most affordable destinations in the Caribbean, the Bahamas offer plenty of Spring Break deals.

Leaning In, Similarly Yet Differently

Carissa K | Posted 05.19.2013 | Women
Carissa K

I believe that many of us do have a few different dreams that co-exist. Choice, circumstance, hard work and making your own luck... we all end up on our own unique path, going our own unique direction.

13 Ways To Make Europe Affordable

EuroCheapo | Posted 05.18.2013 | Travel

Americans love Eurail passes and for a good reason: They're convenient and exciting to hold onto before your trip. They are not necessarily, however, a great deal.

London Dining: Newman Street Tavern, A Worthy Newcomer

Edward Schneider | Posted 05.15.2013 | Travel
Edward Schneider

Despite some (well-intentioned) lapses, this is a restaurant that should be on your list when you visit London; it's in an area that is slightly off the tourist track but still very central and easy to get to on foot.

Archeologists Find Massive 14th Century Plague Graveyard

Reuters | Posted 05.15.2013 | World

LONDON (Reuters) - Archaeologists said on Friday they had discovered a lost burial ground during excavations for a massive new rail project in London ...

Fine Dining In London: Koffmann's

Edward Schneider | Posted 05.12.2013 | Travel
Edward Schneider

However elegant his restaurants and precise his cooking, Mr. Koffmann has never gone in for prissy food, and at least one ventricle of his heart has always been in his native Gascony.

PHOTOS: Creative Spring Break Ideas

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.12.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Avoid the beers and frat boys and head to these ten destinations -- from bustling cities to beach-side escapes -- for a sunny and surprising spring break getaway.

The World's Craziest Spa Services

Oyster | Posted 05.11.2013 | Travel

Sometimes spa treatments tip over the edge of relaxing and enter the realm of the downright strange.

On the Road: Sky Ferreira

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 05.07.2013 | Entertainment
J.L. Sirisuk

Watching Sky Ferreira in her video for the track "Everything is Embarrassing" conjures memories of Madonna in the '80s, a time when playful sensuality was captured in a single glance and a slight smile breathed effortless flirtation.

The Transmedia Secret of Secret Cinema

Jon Vidar | Posted 05.05.2013 | Media
Jon Vidar

This past November, I made the trip for the second year in a row to the Mozilla Festival in London, a three day technology binge fest that brings together some of the world's top thinkers to consider and shape the future of the web. It's awesome.

The Best (And Newest) Bits Of Britain

Rick Steves | Posted 04.30.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

Along England's southern coast, the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard complex will soon welcome a new museum displaying the 16th-century warship Mary Rose.

London's Most Literate Pubs

Viator | Posted 04.29.2013 | Travel

Dickens mentions the Spaniards in his novel The Pickwick Papers, Bram Stoker names it in Dracula and Keats allegedly wrote Ode to a Nightingale in the garden.

WATCH: The Unprovoked Attack That Sent Thug To Prison

Posted 02.25.2013 | Crime

A man caught on film as he bludgeoned a random 16-year-old girl in the head has been sentenced to four years in prison. Michael Ayoade, 35, admitte...