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Urban Alchemy: London Adventures in Willesden

Leah Stern | Posted 06.24.2015 | Travel
Leah Stern

Hello fellow Londoners. As a two week Yank transplant to this great City, I feel compelled to (over)share my progress since arriving.

Saying Goodbye to Bobby Andrew, Defender of Bristol Bay

Joel Reynolds | Posted 06.23.2015 | Green
Joel Reynolds

Over 70 years old, and he was always willing to make the trip -- whatever the trip, wherever it took him -- to talk, to testify, to tell the terrible story of the uniquely reckless scheme by international mining giants to poison the communities and wild salmon fisheries of Alaska's Bristol Bay with a gigantic copper and gold mine.

The Unsinkable Donald Trump

Llewellyn King | Posted 06.23.2015 | Politics
Llewellyn King

You have got to love a man who can bring Iran into the fold in a day, humble China, befriend Vladimir Putin and make America "great again." One wonders if he can do it all in six days.

It's All About Zeina Nabulsi, Beirut's Hidden Glamour Gem

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.23.2015 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

I wanted to meet Zeina Nabulsi while she was in Cannes, not only because her Zeynah collections are dreamy and gorgeously made but also because of something beloved Elie Saab wrote about this talented designer, based in Beirut.

Prince Harry Sends Heartfelt Letter To Mother Of Little Boy Who Died

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 06.22.2015 | Good News

Though he's fifth in line to the throne, Prince Harry is number one in our hearts. The royal recently wrote to the mother of Carson Hartley -- a 5-...

Going to London? Don't Miss The Wallace Collection!

Lev Raphael | Posted 06.22.2015 | Travel
Lev Raphael

London has world-class museums, but one of them isn't as well-known as it should be: The Wallace Collection. There's no entrance fee, you can see all of it in a morning or afternoon, and it won't leave you feeling overwhelmed like The British Museum or the National Gallery might.

Was Intra Bank's Fall A Prelude to Lebanon's Downfall?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.22.2015 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

Forget local history books that don't fully account for a civil war and other setbacks that ruined the country and follow the money in Lebanon's tortuous slide from "Switzerland of the Middle East" to dysfunctional entity par excellence.

London Life

Brad Hobbs | Posted 06.23.2015 | Arts
Brad Hobbs

Living in London and being a photographer is one of the greatest things in my life. Having moved from a small town in Kent, London has always excited ...

London Wealth Gone Awry

Trisha de Borchgrave | Posted 06.19.2015 | Style
Trisha de Borchgrave

In a week when I tipped my gilt-coloured chair to close in on the narrow gap separating me from the exquisite singing of Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja at a private performance, I also spent half the amount an immigrant paid to drown in the Mediterranean, in a trendy London eatery.

Janie Velencia

Michelle Obama Promotes Education Initiative For Young Girls Around The World | Janie Velencia | Posted 06.16.2015 | Politics

Hundreds of students greeted first lady Michelle Obama with applause, cheers and singing when she stopped by the Mulberry School for Girls in East Lon...

48 London Neighborhoods: A Quick Reference Guide

Eating Europe Tours | Posted 06.12.2015 | Travel
Eating Europe Tours

As the capital of the United Kingdom, London is a large and bustling city with an incredible amount of things to see and do.

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Sect Drops Its Formal Ban On Moms Driving

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 06.10.2015 | Religion

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish sect in London has backtracked on plans to ban moms from driving their kids to school, after news about the proposal sparked ...

Beer & Beds: Four Luxurious London Pubs

George Hobica | Posted 06.09.2015 | Travel
George Hobica

Most London pubs no longer have bedrooms for rent above the shop, but a surprising number still do, and over the past few years several forward (or backward) thinking entrepreneurs have revived the concept.

Formerly Single Mom Provides Free Laundry, Dignity For Families In Need

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 06.08.2015 | Good News

Though most of us detest Saturdays spent washing and folding, one mom knows that for those who go without, laundry can truly be a luxury. Close to ...

London's Most Charming Garden Restaurants

Travel + Leisure | Posted 06.09.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

As the Chelsea Flower Show packs up for another year, visitors looking for a floral fix should head to one of these lush garden restaurants.

Pinter's "The Homecoming" at Venice's Pacific Resident Theatre!

Jay Weston | Posted 06.05.2015 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Harold Pinter was an Englishman who wrote powerful, controversial successfully that he was honored with a Nobel Laureate for Literature in 2005.

The Best Way to Fly New York to London

George Hobica | Posted 06.04.2015 | Travel
George Hobica

Several airlines have attempted success at operating an all-business class route or an entire premium class airline. Remember EOS, MaxJet, and Silve...

36 Unknown European Art Havens Every Traveler Should Visit This Summer

The Huffington Post | Colton Valentine | Posted 06.03.2015 | Arts

For certain American populations, the beginning of June signals trans-Atlantic travel, and no group is more infamous in this regard than the American ...

Uncovering The True Cost of Fast Fashion With Livia Firth in Cannes

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.03.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

I discovered in Cannes the impact that a new business model of fast fashion produces; this 52-seasons a year retail frenzy that affects the poorer parts of our world in such a horrific way.

Fiji: Bula, Bula, Pass the Kava

Bob Schulman | Posted 05.30.2015 | Travel
Bob Schulman

In the 1830s, stories about the stewpots of Fiji finally brought a tsunami of pastors to the islands from the London Missionary Society, and later on canoe loads of Wesleyan Methodists from Tonga. Progress was slow at first, and a good number of soul-savers themselves ended up saved for Fijian feasts.

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Sect Bans Women From Driving

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.01.2015 | Religion

Leaders of an ultra-Orthodox Jewish sect in north London recently issued a statement to their community that bans women from driving. The letter, s...

Open Letter to All Potential Mayoral Candidates (A Response Would Be Nice)

Kenny Imafidon | Posted 05.27.2015 | Politics
Kenny Imafidon

With a population of more than 8.6 million people, the world's most diverse city is also home to 46 percent of the UK's ethnic minority population and over 300 languages are spoken here.

What $100/Night Will Get You in 10 Cities Around the World

Oyster | Posted 05.26.2015 | Travel

Using sample dates August 18 through 21, we searched the globe for hotels that have rates at just $100/night this summer. Suddenly, that trip to New York City looks much less appealing. But you'll be shocked by how gorgeous a resort you can score for just $100 in Phuket!

Fine London Dining: Revisiting Almeida, The Ivy and Fera at Claridge's

Edward Schneider | Posted 05.27.2015 | Travel
Edward Schneider

As exciting as it is to dine where you've never dined before, it's nice to return to old favorites when traveling to a familiar destination. And for Jackie and me, there's no destination as familiar as London, which we visit several times a year.

Jaw-Dropping Photos Make London Look Like A Perfect Miniature City

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.26.2015 | Travel

Vincent Laforet is famous for photographing cityscapes from thousands of feet above the ground, sticking his head out of helicopters to get the perfec...