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No, This Isn't A New James Bond Stunt

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.11.2016 | Weird News

It looks like something from a James Bond movie. Video going viral shows a BMW floating down the River Thames in London on Wednesday afternoon. Its ha...

Psst, London. There's A Pool In Your River

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.07.2015 | Travel

Pip pip SPLASH! British architects, engineers and designers have big plans for The Thames Baths, London's futuristic floating pool. Renderings of ...

Tiny Islands Where You'd Least Expect Them

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 09.07.2014 | Travel

Paris, Venice and Rome are all famous tourist draws with one very particular thing in common: they all have islands hidden within them. And since ...

The River Thames Could Become A Giant Swimming Pool

Posted 02.14.2014 | Travel

Would you like to go for a swim in the River Thames? British architecture firm Studio Octopi released designs this week for public swimming areas ...

Hotel Barge Offers the Rogue Life on the Thames

Emilie C. Harting | Posted 10.26.2013 | Travel
Emilie C. Harting

We took the boat trip because we love traveling in Britain, and we love the serenity of hotel barging. The boat seemed to glide across glass like water, and it rose and fell effortlessly when it we went through locks.

It's A Hot Tub! It's A Boat!

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.15.2013 | Travel

What could be better than a hot tub overlooking a beautiful body of water? How about a hot tub that floats in a body of water? Guests at the Runnym...

WATCH: You Can Own Your Very Own Island Home

The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 06.25.2013 | HuffPost Home

This is probably the stuff that fairytales are made of.

A Floating Garden Bridge In London

The Huffington Post | Emi Boscamp | Posted 06.14.2013 | Travel

The designer behind the London 2012 Olympic Cauldron, Thomas Heatherwick, is planning a £60 million pedestrian garden bridge across the River Thames....

London, The Holidays And The Rolling Stones

Divina Infusino | Posted 12.31.2012 | Travel
Divina Infusino

Letting a concert's location determine a travel itinerary is not typical-- unless you follow jam bands, of course. But participating in London's holiday revelry was an unexpected benefit to attending the Rolling Stones' 50th anniversary show.

The Poetry Of Travel

Peter Mandel | Posted 01.28.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Poetry. Poetry and travel. Do they go together? Are they secret lovers -- or at least good pals?

Kathryn Findlay on her Favourite Impermanent Structures in London (VIDEO) | Posted 10.03.2012 | Arts

Kathryn Findlay is the Principal Director of Ushida Findlay Architects. Gaining prominence in the nineties, the practice is known for its use of exper...

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.

Queen Elizabeth Calls For Swan Count

Reuters | Luke Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON (Reuters) - Quiet please -- Britain's Queen Elizabeth is preparing to have her swans counted. Buckingham Palace has announced that the annual ...