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London Must-Dos

Our experts recommend the top attractions in and around London—with advice on how to get the most out of your visit.<p><b>The British Museum</b> <br>Built around the 1857 Round Reading Room, "Norman Foster's Great Court is a wonderful contrast of old London with new. Afterward, wander through the Egyptian rooms …


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London Travel Guide

Travel Guides

London Travel Guide

Travel Guides

A Peek at the Chelsea Flower Show

The <b>Chelsea Flower Show</b> is to horticulture what Cannes (which just wrapped up last week) is to film.<p>Each May for the past hundred years, gardeners have succeeded — with the help of hairdryers, miracles, and the greenest of fingers — at coaxing thousands of exotic plant species into full bloom at …

Family-Friendly Europe

Say what you will about Europe in the summer. Sure, there are longer lines, sweatier tourists, and pricier flights, but there’s also gelato on sunny piazzas, warm evening walks through historic sites, and, most important, no school.<p>My husband is from Spain, so summer break quickly became our time …

Off-the-Beaten-Path Romance

I have to laugh when I see things like “rented” swans, petal-strewn hotel beds, and string-quartet serenades. While truly fine hotels will go to great lengths to help you plan memorable romantic experiences (they might even secure those swans for you if you insist), I’m more interested in simple, …

The Best Holiday Teas in London

Nothing bad can happen at afternoon tea. On the occasional dreadful day when everything seems to be going wrong, I head straight for the teapot to sort out any problems. After sipping a cuppa and nibbling on flaky scones and lemon-drizzled cakes, even the biggest grumps have no choice but to emerge …

How to Drink a Cuppa (Tea)

Never mind that tea wasn’t introduced to Britain until the mid-17th century or that coffee actually preceded it to the Scepter’d Isle: The image of an English afternoon tea is practically synonymous with refined British culture.<p>Traditionally served between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m., afternoon tea can be a …

All the Queen’s Castles: Celebrating a 60-Year Reign

Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her Diamond Jubilee this year, with key events taking place the first week in June. Queen Victoria is the only other English monarch to earn the distinction — and, given Elizabeth’s spirit and good health, she’s poised to out-reign her predecessor. If you’re headed …

London Paradise: Following the Kinks

The Beatles sang better, the Stones played better, and the Who had more flash, but I’ve always had a soft spot for the lost-cause appeal of the <b>Kinks</b>, a band that sat out of the “British Invasion” due to a never-explained ban in America.<p>Being tethered to London, though, helped them become the most</i> …