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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 ...

England Floods In Wettest January In 250 Years

AP | Posted 02.10.2014 | World

LONDON (AP) — The River Thames has burst its banks after reaching its highest level in years, flooding riverside towns upstream of London. Resident...

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)

Crane.tv | Posted 10.03.2012 | Arts
Crane.tv

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

Olympic Torch Tours London

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 09.25.2012 | Sports

LONDON — The Olympic flame took a festive, valedictory lap around London on Thursday, taking in some of the sun-drenched capital's most famous l...

Queen's Swans Left Alone This Year

AP | Posted 07.17.2012 | World

LONDON -- Thanks to a very wet English summer, the swans on the River Thames are being left in peace. The annual census of the swans, known as "Swan ...

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.

London Visitors To 'Walk On Water'

AP | By RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 07.13.2011 | World

LONDON -- A Singapore investment company will build a 60 million-pound ($97 million), kilometer-long (half-mile) walkway on the River Thames in time f...

Queen Watches For First Time As Boatman Count Her Swans

AP | RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II took to the River Thames in a steam launch Monday to watch red-suited boatmen carefully count all her swans A Bucki...

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 ...