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Track Records: The Beginning

Benedict Cooper | Posted 08.25.2012 | Travel
Benedict Cooper

The great cities of Europe, Mongolia, China and Vietnam are ahead of me, but introspection is my default, the trait that got me in this mess.

Hugging It Out: World Hug Record Broken In London

ITN Productions | Andy Campbell | Posted 01.23.2012 | Weird News

Four couples in London spent more than 24 hours hugging it out last week, effectively - and lovingly - seizing the Guinness World Record for longest m...

PHOTOS: London's St. Pancras Hotel Reopens After 138 Years

Melanie Nayer | Posted 07.06.2011 | Travel
Melanie Nayer

The new majestic hotel was a divine addition to the classic architecture that lined the city streets. The St. Pancras station and hotel introduced London to a new way of travel and living. Not only was it the first time trains connected in the north side of London, but the hotel was the first to introduce the Ladies' Smoking Room -- the first public room in Europe where women were allowed to smoke, acknowledging the status (and often, wealth) of women.