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The Mayflower

Location<p>The Mayflower is a 2-minute walk from Rotherhithe station (turn left and left again towards the river), or a 10-minute walk from Canada Water …

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5 Chase Sapphire Preferred Benefits You Might Not Know About

Chase Sapphire Preferred is one of the most popular travel rewards options out there, and comes with a number of well-known benefits as well as a …

Frequent-flyer Programs

A history of the London Underground

How one tunnel marked the birth of the Tube<p>175 years ago, a tunnel opened which marked the birth of the London Underground. The Thames Tunnel was the world's very first tunnel that was built underneath a river and it was described as the Eighth Wonder of the World.<p>9 January 1843<p>Thames Tunnel …

London Underground

The Department of Swagger

23 photos of Britain that prove just how dramatic its landscape is

Paul McCartney: Egypt Station review – Macca’s back in the groove

With a background in jazz, Kurstin is the sort that won’t flinch if McCartney throws a little backwards guitar at him<p>Quite why the foremost living author of western popular music still feels he needs to prove himself, 17 solo albums in from The Actual Beatles, is a moot point. Paul McCartney could …

Paul McCartney

The Beatles’ struggle to finish “The White Album”: How bad did it get?

<b>(AP)</b><p>“They must have done ‘Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da’ five nights running and it’s not exactly the most melodic piece of music”<p>Kenneth Womack<p>September 9, 2018 7:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Sound Pictures: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin (The Later Years: 1966-2016)” by Kenneth Womack; Chicago …

Guitar

Paul McCartney’s Grand Central Surprise

Paul McCartney was playing air guitar when he showed up at New York’s Grand Central Terminal Friday night around 7:40 p.m. His livestreamed YouTube …

Paul McCartney

The Secret Jewish History Of ELO

For the first time in nearly 40 years, rock auteur and Hall of Famer Jeff Lynne is touring North America with his band ELO, the English group that …

Best restaurants with a view in London

Whether you're keen to spot famous landmarks, aim to capture the perfect picture at London restaurants with panoramic views, or simply want to relax …

England

Florida bucket list: 20 things you have to do in the Sunshine State

When you think of Florida, what comes to mind?<p>Is it the miles and miles of coastline? University of Florida football? Florida State football? How about rocket launches? Do you think of alligators in the Everglades? Or do you dream about swimming with a sea cow?<p>Luckily, because of the Sunshine …

Jimmy Kimmel Explains How A Story Trump Told About Him At A Rally Was Actually A Blatant, Bizarre Lie

No matter what anyone thinks of President Trump’s policies, it’s pretty evident that the guy makes stuff up. It doesn’t matter whether the stakes are high or low because he’ll sprint past embellishment and concoct the wildest of tales, probably because he likes to impress, and his followers will …

Cool London hostels that will have you packing your bags now

Make memories at these unique hostels in London and stay in a former prison cell, Victorian mansion or a cool converted warehouse.<p>Design hostels from …

Carlos Santana Joins Eric Clapton In London

Eric Clapton was Sunday’s headliner as part of this year’s British Summer Time Hyde Park concert series in London. Clapton capped his performance by …

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

About<p>Experience the world’s largest annual flower show in the setting of a historic palace at the <b>RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show</b>.<p>Explore …

Things to do in London in July 2018

July is usually one of the warmest months of the year in London.<p>Head outdoors to make the most of the summer weather: visit one of London's parks, …

Where to Cruise in Your 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, and Beyond

Cruising is popular for travelers of all ages, as it has a similar experience to an all-inclusive resort -- dining, drinks, and entertainment are all …

Incredibly popular tourist attractions you haven't even heard of

Exciting New Airline Routes for June 2018 and Beyond

Airlines around the world launch and announce dozens of new flight routes and service changes every month. Today, we’ll share just a few of the most …

Flying

Quirky bars in London

When darkness falls across the city, find yourself a quirky basement bar, secret bar or themed bar in London.<p>First Aid Box<p>A post shared by ANNA …

Centenary of the Royal Air Force - RAF100

Celebrate and commemorate the <b>centenary of the Royal Air Force</b> with a series of events taking place for <b>RAF100</b>.<p>The <b>Royal Air Force</b> (RAF) was formed on 1 …

Sail Royal Greenwich 2018: Tall Ships

Be dazzled by the arrival of <b>Tall Ships</b> in London with <b>Sail Royal Greenwich 2018</b>.<p>Set sail from the <b>Royal Arsenal Pier</b> inWoolwich, crossing the <b>Prime</b></b> …

Paul McCartney Stuns Manhattan With Set on Letterman’s Marquee

Paul McCartney played a surprise mini-concert for thousands of New Yorkers in midtown Manhattan yesterday from the top of the marquee of the Ed …

McCartney shares inspiration for 'Let It Be'

Paul McCartney joined "Late Late Show" host James Corden for a "Carpool Karaoke" segment, where the iconic Beatle shared his inspiration for the hit "Let It Be."

Carpool Karaoke

Paul McCartney’s Extraordinary Carpool Karaoke Tour of Liverpool With James Corden

James Corden describes it as “quite possibly the best #CarpoolKaraoke we’ve done so far,” and we have to agree.<p>In an extraordinary 23-minute …

Carpool Karaoke

The Beatles’ Revelatory White Album Demos: A Complete Guide

“Cry Baby Cry”<p>Lennon was clearly enthusiastic about “Cry Baby Cry,” pushing it to the top of the pile as the first song tackled at the Esher summit. …

Sleep Beneath the Northern Lights in Your Own Planet at This Norwegian Planetarium

Sleeping under the stars could soon feel a lot more celestial. The Solobservatoriet campus, an astronomical research observatory center about 45 …

London's rooftop restaurants and restaurants with views

Long a vast but low-rise city, London's skyline has only recently been perforated by blocks of buildings that could legitimately be described as skyscrapers. As the number of high-rise buildings in the capital grows, so too do the number of rooftop restaurants. Many of these restaurants charge top …

8 Months, 6 Continents: The World’s Longest Cruise Will Set Sail Next Summer

Viking Sun, a 465-stateroom vessel that accommodates 930 guests, is offering travelers the chance to check off more from their bucket list during one …

Viking Plans the World’s Longest Continuous Cruise: 8 Months and 6 Continents

Viking Cruises is rolling out the longest-ever continuous world cruise itinerary with its new ‘Ultimate World Cruise‘— an eight-month voyage …

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