Sonnie Andreasson

610 Flips | 3 Magazines | 3 Likes | 2 Following | 466 Followers | @whl1882 | Youth worker

This map shows London’s peaks: the highest point in every borough

<i>[Click here to see a larger version.]</i><p>Back in March, the London Peaks Relay, organised by <i>Runner’s World</i>, saw a team of runners visit the highest point …

19 NYC Secrets Even New Yorkers Don't Know

When you're living in a city whose history dates back to the 1600s, every day is an opportunity to discover another mind-blowing piece of historical …

Beautiful golden New York by Randy @2ndfloorguy #picturesofnewyork

London's Record-Breaking Pubs: Highest, Smallest, Priciest...

From the oldest to the smallest, we round up some of the record-breaking pubs of London.Oldest pub buildingThere is no definitive 'London's oldest …

England

London in the 1970s: Fascinating photos reveal life in the capital 40 years ago

Fascinating photos have given an insight into London life as it was forty years ago.<p>The nostalgic images show the capital’s landmarks in the 1970s, a …

FA Cup

Visit the Edith Piaf Memorial in Paris

Are you a fan of famed Parisian songstress Edith Piaf, best known for her throaty, trilling renditions of <i>chansons</i> including "La Vie en Rose", "Je ne …

Sur les toits de Paris...

Inside London's Most Beautiful Greasy Spoon Cafe

When I arrive at Regency Café at 11.30am, the lunchtime rush is in full swing. A line of tight-knit groups of gossiping office workers, builders in …

London

Hiding In Plain Sight: Marshalsea Prison Wall

St George’s Churchyard Garden in Southwark is a fairly unassuming park. Today it’s overlooked by the Shard but up until the 19th century it would’ve …

The Shard, hardly visible in low cloud. https://t.co/V4cSHoBhg1

London's 10 Worst Disasters

<i>London has seen its fair share of tragedy over the centuries. But surprisingly few are still remembered or commemorated. Here are the 10 worst</i> …

London

13 Of London's Oddest Buildings

<i>Ever done a double-take at an unexpected or mysterious-looking London building? Here are the stories behind some of the most puzzling examples...</i><p>1. …

London

Thamesmead 1975: 16 Photos of London’s Soulless City of The Future

“The GLC approached us when we lived in Peckham and they said they were looking for people to start this new town which was called Thamesmead,” says …

Social Issues

An Interactive Live Traffic Map Of London

915 cameras belonging to Transport for London (TfL) watch over London's busiest roads.One website — TfL Jam Cams — maps every single one of them, …

England

The Best Old Maps Of London

Even at low-resolution, the John Rocque map of London (above) is a thing of beauty. But zoom in and you can see the names of individual alleyways, …

A Complete History Of London In One Diagram

We thought we'd play Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon with London. What connects ex-mayor Boris Johnson to Jack the Ripper? How can you get from the …

3 Hellish Places From London's Past You Wouldn't Want To Visit

<i>As much as we'd like to see the Londons of centuries gone by, there are certain places we're glad we never experienced. Dr Matthew Green, author of</i> …

Peek inside the oldest house still standing in the City of London: Farringdon’s 41-42 Cloth Fair

Visitors to 41-42 Cloth Fair in London’s Farringdon district expect it to be more palatial inside, but for the house’s owner Matthew Bell it’s perfect<p>…

We'll Always Have Paris

London During The Blitz

'Black Saturday' marked the beginning of the Luftwaffe's 11 week air raid on London, which became known as the Blitz. Around 20,000 Londoners were …

1975: Glasshouse Street https://t.co/AYhYr9u3ei

10 of the best restaurants and food stalls in Paris's covered markets

Paris has not had a single central food market since Les Halles was demolished in the 1970s. But there are still flourishing historic covered markets serving neighbourhoods all over city. Apart from selling tempting cheeses, charcuterie and wines to take home, these bustling, friendly <i>marchés</i> also …

France

The oldest bars in NYC in every borough

Manhattan<p>Photograph: Paul Wagtouicz<p>Bars, Beer bars<p>McSorley’s Old Ale House (1854)<p>East Village<p>McSorley’s is New York City’s oldest continuously …

Staten Island

The best things to do in Central Park

Best things to do in Central Park<p>1<p>Restaurants, American<p>Rock the boat<p>Central Park<p>Take a romantic paddle around the Lake (one-hour $15, each additional …

Alice In Wonderland

Step Back In Time To London's 1950s Coffee House Craze

Take a trip back to 1950s Soho with this brilliantly odd, and sometimes hilarious, film from the Look at Life team.<p>The year is 1959, and our narrator …

Wonderful Life of Paris During the 1970s Through Dave Glass's Lens

Dave Glass is an American freelance photographer who studied photo-journalism and photography at City College of San Francisco, a blue-collar …

We never get too used at looking at the Eiffel Tower, especially at sunset! ☀️ Lovely pic @guillaumegalante #Parisjetaime #Paris #Parigi #巴黎 #パリ #파리 #باريس #Париж #פריז #visitParis #beautifuldestinations #igersparis #photooftheday #picoftheday #travel #France #visitFrance #goodday

A Tour of Montmarte's Iconic Filming Locations for 'Amélie'

<i>Amélie</i> (2001) is the French romantic comedy film that made those who were not already in love with Paris fall in love with this charming city. Set in …

Living History: A Guide to London’s Ten Oldest Buildings

As historical a city as London is, there are plenty of buildings and structures that date back centuries, if not thousands of years. While London had …

Seriously spooky locations in London

Where in London gives you the heebie jeebies? There are countless buildings in London teeming with history, gruesome stories and alleged ghost …