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Following London’s Most Famous Detective on a Sherlock Holmes Tour

Sherlock Holmes tour in London

Whether you’re a fan of Doyle’s books, Ritchie’s films or Benedict Cumberbatch’s version of the character on BBC’s Sherlock, London is your destination for all things Sherlock Holmes. And the best way to experience the city like Holmes is to actually walk in his footsteps.

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June 20, 2013 by | 1 Comment

10 Best Places to Hike in the World

Whether climbing Everest is at the top of your bucket list or you’d prefer a gentle hike through the British countryside, the world is full of jaw-dropping natural landscapes that beg to be discovered on foot. From Iceland’s otherworldly topography to unveiling the real Middle Earth in New Zealand, here are 10 of the best […]

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April 22, 2013 by | 3 Comments

The 10 Best European Cities for Layovers

Whether your layover is a quick break or an entire 24 hours, venturing outside the airport in one of these ten European multi-faceted cities will make your layover just as memorable as your final destination. Here are our picks for the best European cities for layovers.

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April 1, 2013 by | 1 Comment

12 of the Most Beautiful Castles and Palaces in Europe

Neuschwanstein 2

With its tumultuous history of feuding Royals and battling troops, its no surprise that Europe harbors an impressive array of castles and palaces, many of which boast spectacular locations. From the official residence of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth to the real-life Sleeping Beauty Castle, here are 12 of the most beautiful Castles and Palaces in […]

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March 19, 2013 by | 4 Comments

How to Explore Cambridge Like a Local

Cambridge River Cam

You can always get a decent pint, see a brilliant show or find somewhere interesting to eat and it’d be easy to live, study and work in Cambridge for decades and still find quirky, cultural and relaxing things to fill every weekend with. It’s just that kind of place. Here are some tips for making […]

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March 14, 2013 by | Comments Off on How to Explore Cambridge Like a Local

8 Romantic Things to Do in London

London Eye Champagne Experience

Paris, Rome and Florence always get the credit for being the cities with the most romantic views, locations and ambiance, but don’t underestimate good old London; this city also has some wonderfully romantic spots which are perfect places to soak up the atmosphere of this vibrant city. So when love is in the air and […]

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Literary Pubs of London: A Beer-Soaked History

Pillars of Hercules

The 2000-year-old city that is London is a living, breathing history book. While Samuel Johnson was right: “There is in London all that life can afford,” often what we locals like doing most is to haul up in the pub. Luckily, we need not choose between comfort and culture when looking for a watering hole […]

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December 17, 2012 by | Comments Off on Literary Pubs of London: A Beer-Soaked History

Independent Stonehenge and Bath Tour from London

Bath Abbey

I haven’t seen Stonehenge, one of England’s most famous and oldest landmarks, since I was a little girl, so I was very excited to be going again on the Independent Stonehenge and Bath Tour from London. Although I had been to the city of Bath more recently and have many fond memories of family visits […]

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Meet Private Tour Guide Angela Akehurst in London

London private tour guide

Meet Angela Akehurst, one of Viator’s local experts in London with a license to provide private tours of the region she loves.

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December 4, 2012 by | Comments Off on Meet Private Tour Guide Angela Akehurst in London

48 Hours in Manchester: War and Peace

Affleck's Palace

Manchester may be the perfect compromise if your fights center on visiting historical sights versus a day of culture and shopping. England’s third-largest city strikes the perfect balance between war and peace. You can take a “Make Love, Not War” approach with a little bit of war thrown in for those history buffs, followed by […]

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