It’s around 208 miles from the English capital to the unofficial capital of The North, on a route that crosses the heartlands of the United Kingdom. It means going from a buzzing megacity where Big Ben and the soaring Shard keep watch, all the way to an atmospheric town of old Victorian industrial quarters transformed … Read more
Only 220 miles separates Amsterdam and London in a straight line. But, check the map, and you’ll find that a dash of the North Sea and the whole Thames Estuary also comes between the two. That means simply hopping in the car and going from A to B isn’t possible. However, you can switch 16th-century … Read more
If you’ve been enjoying the haggis, the medieval Old Town and the hearty whisky tasting rooms of the Scottish capital but have London’s fish and chips and iconic Big Ben tower lined up next, this guide is the one you’re after. It’s got info on all the ways you can trade one city for the … Read more
There are loads of fun and fast ways to go from London to Brussels. Some will let you munch on fish and chips beneath the Gothic tops of Big Ben at midday only to be stepping onto the eye-watering Grand Place with a chocolate-topped waffle in hand before 4pm. Others mean taking to the skies … Read more
Millions upon millions of travelers are drawn to the vast metropolis of London every year. They come because of the iconic landmarks of the British state, from Buckingham Palace to the soaring Gothic spire of Big Ben and beyond. They come to seek out hearty pubs and fish-and-chip stalls, frothy ales and Michelin-starred bistros alike. … Read more
London and Paris are two of the great capitals of Western Europe. One sprawls from the snaking River Thames, past the haunting Tower of London, all the way to the grand Gothic palaces of Westminster. The other is crowned by the elegant iron-wrought spire of the Eiffel Tower, flaunts fantastic cafés, and brims with priceless … Read more
Hip and happening, the city of Brighton is one of the UK’s favorite seaside resorts. Popular since the 1800’s as a destination for Londoners, today Brighton attracts visitors from all over the world for its unique attractions and vibrant, cosmopolitan atmosphere. Great shopping opportunities, dining for all budgets and tastes, a beach and promenade for coastal walks, and a historic pier for classic amusements are just a few of the things you can see and do while visiting Brighton, but there’s even more than this. Our top 10 things to do in Brighton will show you why this city is so popular.