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A Perfect Day Out: Hampton Court Palace Near London

by Guest Contributor on July 10, 2017

One of the best places to spend a day on your vacation is Hampton Court Palace. A vast palace surrounded by gardens, it offers beauty, education, and fun year round. Purchase your ticket in the long building near the entrance from the main road. From there, a short walk leads over to the palace itself. […]

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5 Scenic European Rail Journeys

by Mary Jo Manzanares on January 4, 2016

Looking to ride the rails? Here are five scenic rail journeys. Swiss Lakes and Mountains Switzerland is rife with scenic railway journeys. In the summer months the verdant pastures roll lusciously from the edge of the tracks into the horizon, while in the winter the country unfolds like a veritable Narnia. Suggestion:  Travel from Montreux […]

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Channel Your Inner Spy On This James Bond 007 London Holiday

by Anthony Manzanares on November 20, 2015

  It’s been over a week since the new James Bond film “Spectre” premiered, and already the film has grossed in excess of $294 million. I haven’t been to see it yet, busy traveling, but it’s on the to-see list for the coming week. For those who would like to channel their inner spy and […]

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Top 5 Only in Britain Activities

by Mary Jo Manzanares on March 12, 2014

Buckingham Palace

There are some things that can happen only in Britain, And a recent poll from VisitBritain, its national tourism agency, have listed the top 5 “Only in Britain” activities. Sandie Dawe, Chief Executive of VisitBritain said: “Britain is a tourism destination that offers experiences for every taste. Where else in the world can you watch […]

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Infographic: Londoner’s Guide to London

by Mary Jo Manzanares on December 9, 2013

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    Londoner’s guide to London [Infographic] by the team at londonisthereason.  

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Celebrate the Holidays in London at The Milestone Hotel

by Mary Jo Manzanares on November 6, 2013

The Milestone Hotel in London

London’s lavish five-star Milestone Hotel is the ideal setting for your holiday season celebrations and indulgences. To complement its legendary festive atmosphere, The Milestone Hotel has organized three extraordinary holiday packages filled with yuletide experiences and seasonal surprises, providing a truly enchanting winter escape. Whether you wish to shop famous toy stores with your children, […]

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Theme Parks in London Providing an Adrenaline Rush

by Guest Contributor on November 4, 2013

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So, you’re done with London’s high street shopping, have visited London Eye and Buckingham Palace, and had a few drinks in a local pub. But is that all? It’s time to begin your next adventure at one of the theme parks in London. Put your hands in the air and scream out loud and head […]

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Classic English Vacations Themed on Classic English Characters

by Mary Jo Manzanares on October 30, 2013

Royal Exchange, Cornhill, England

Themed travel has become popular with travelers in the past few years, and England provides a couple of lovable characters around which to theme your next visit. Bridget Jones Helen Fielding’s hopeless romantic character, Bridget Jones, returns in a third book, Mad About the Boy, released earlier this month. She’s still single and looking for […]

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Planning a Vacation in Britain

by Mary Jo Manzanares on March 23, 2013

Planning a vacation in Britain can be daunting for even the most veteran travelers. Most vacations in  Britain start in London, which is not only a political hub, but is also well known for its powerful world influence on fashion, entertainment, and the arts. In the midst of the trendy and hip, however, London is […]

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8 Royal Parks in London

by Mary Jo Manzanares on March 13, 2013

Just because Queen Elizabeth’s Jubilee celebration has ended, doesn’t mean that you can’t dip your toe in a royal experience.  There’s plenty to keep you crazy busy in London, but when you’re ready for a break, try a get back to nature moment with a visit to one of the 8 royal parks of London. […]

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