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English Manors Welcome Travelers Into The World Of Downton Abbey

FlipKey | Posted 03.11.2013 | Travel
FlipKey

Each of these homes will have you channeling the characters of the show, feeling the urge to pour yourself a warm cup of tea and fasten on your bonnet as you dive into the new season of America's favorite English drama.

The Eden Valley: There's More to Cumbria Than the Lake District (PHOTOS)

Paul Steele | Posted 02.17.2013 | Travel
Paul Steele

Many travel to Cumbria for the Lake District. Of course, it is beautiful and the mountains and lakes are a huge pull. But, on the other, eastern side of the M6 motorway sits this beautiful wide open valley with its hidden treasures and stunning backdrops.

Why London Is the World's Most Stimulating City

David Wygant | Posted 01.20.2013 | Travel
David Wygant

I currently live in Los Angeles, by way of New York City: two very large, very self-focused metropolitan megacities. But London... London is my favorite city in the world by far.

5 Films To Help You Understand London

Off Track Planet | Posted 12.15.2012 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Getting mushy for Hugh Grant is not a crime.

London's Visitors Face Olympic-Sized Waits At Food Hot Spots

AP | DAVID STRINGER | Posted 10.10.2012 | Travel

LONDON — The first thing that hits you? Pungent, savory wafts of grilling beef which draw visitors down a shadowy London backstreet to one of ca...

Olympic Tourism Success Proves Mitt Wrong

Posted 08.06.2012 | Travel

London Mayor Boris Johnson seems ready to declare the 2012 Olympics a tourism success. The far-from-proper pol, who took digs at Mitt Romney when the ...

Climbing To The Top Of London

AP | By Havovi Todd | Posted 09.29.2012 | Travel

-- It could be London's equivalent of climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge – scaling the top of the giant dome that houses the O2 entertainment c...

England Beyond The Olympics

Fly.com | Posted 09.28.2012 | Travel
Fly.com

We got to thinking about the many other beautiful, interesting and off-the-beaten-path towns, cities and attractions that are only a short drive away from England's capital. Who knows, maybe the lucky folks traveling to the Games this summer might want to escape the hustle and bustle of London for a day?

Cable Car Breakdown Strands Passengers Over London's Thames

AP | Posted 09.24.2012 | Travel

LONDON — Cable car passengers got plenty of time to view London's sights after the system linking two Olympic venues broke down and left them st...

What To Do With Two Weeks In England

Viator | Posted 09.19.2012 | Travel
Viator

With all eyes on London this year, there's more reason than ever to plan a trip to Britain.

Summer Solstice Celebration At Soggy Stonehenge

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 08.21.2012 | Travel

STONEHENGE, England — Rain-sodden crowds welcomed a spectacularly wet summer solstice at Stonehenge in true British fashion Thursday: With stoic...

London Subway System Launches WiFi Service

AP | DANICA KIRKA | Posted 08.07.2012 | Travel

LONDON — Travelers on London's Underground need no longer fear being out of touch. The subway network began launching WiFi on Thursday, rolling...

PHOTOS: Revisiting War In The Falkland Islands

Rachel Dickinson | Posted 06.03.2012 | Travel
Rachel Dickinson

The more I got to know Stanley -- and the Falkland Islands -- the more I was convinced that I was looking at a place more British than Britain.

PHOTOS: Harry Potter Film Set Opens This Weekend

Posted 03.29.2012 | Travel

Harry Potter lives on ... at least in Hertfordshire, England. This weekend, Warner Bros. will open up the Leavesden studio sets to visitors, which...

Legoland London's Kiddie Concierges

Posted 01.06.2012 | Travel

A few lucky kids are about to get the chance to break into the hospitality business early as Legoland Windsor's new hotel is planning to use pint-size...

London Like A Local

Area Daily | Posted 02.26.2012 | Travel
Area Daily

Central London's Charlotte Street Hotel is a mix of whimsical, bright decor and fine art. Ensconce yourself in Frette linens and capture the essence of London living.

PHOTOS: Is This The Smallest Visitor Center In The World?

Posted 11.29.2011 | Travel

A traditional red telephone box in Northeast England is staking a claim as the smallest visitor center in the world. Set on the site of the Battle ...

Haunted Tower Seeks Skeleton For Long Term Relationship

Posted 11.16.2011 | Travel

The Blackpool Tower Dungeon may bill itself as the scariest attraction in England's Lancashire county and boast an elevator to Hell, a torture chamber...

PHOTOS: Psychedelic Lightshow Illuminates Aging English Castle

Posted 12.26.2011 | Travel

The Illuminating York Festival, an annual celebration during which elaborate or psychedelic patterns are projected on the city's iconic buildings, beg...

Check Our Guide To Water Parks In The United Kingdom

The Huffington Post | Rory Bratcher | Posted 12.20.2011 | Travel

Water parks in the United Kingdom deliver a taste of the tropics to the British Isles. Families will find a perfect blend of thrills, places to chill,...

Tickets To Harry Potter Studio Go On Sale

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 12.13.2011 | Travel

WATFORD, England — The magical world of Harry Potter is being meticulously reassembled at a former aerodrome near London. The collection of she...

Big Ben: The Leaning Tower Of London

Posted 12.10.2011 | Travel

Big Ben, the famed clock tower at the Palace of Westminster in central London, is beginning to lean, according to a survey that found the 315 foot bel...

London: Fashionistas And Festivals

Tamie Adaya | Posted 11.29.2011 | Travel
Tamie Adaya

Last April, I declared Coachella to be the Rolls-Royce of festivals, but I have to say that the Rolls has been overtaken by a Bugatti known as Bestival.

WATCH: Big Hands Emerge From European Streets

Posted 11.19.2011 | Travel

Visitors to a handful of major European cities have been left scratching their heads over the sight a 20-foot tall white hands. Are they part of a mas...

Eating On Maltby Street: How London Locals Spend A Saturday

FATHOM | Malika Dalamal | Posted 11.12.2011 | Travel

Maltby Street, in a non-descript corner of Bermondsey, is the last place you'd expect to find a gourmet food mecca. But tucked away under the railway ...