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The Secrets Of London's Post Boxes

Have you paid attention to London's postboxes? Well keep your eyes peeled as they hide many of the capitals secrets.

London

A Brilliant Short Film That Brings the Absurdist Situational Single Panel Comic ‘The Far Side’ to Life

“Squared Away” by St. Louis creative house Bruton Stroube Studios is a brilliant short film that brings the absurdist, situational single panel comic …

10 of the best walking trails in Yorkshire according to TripAdvisor

Yorkshire is known for its wild moors and scenic woodlands, many of which people explore through various walking and hiking trails. These trails are …

Tapping into the Yorkshire beer scene

In a regeneration area of old factories and warehouses, relics of Leeds’ 19th-century industrial might, a hooded monk looks down upon a makeshift beer garden from the top of a Grade II-listed mill. Inside, the scent of hops and malts laces the air. This is Northern Monk, one of dozens of craft …

9 children's bookstores worth traveling for in the USA

We are in a golden age of children’s literature, and this love is felt most intensely in children’s bookstores, many of which are so special and imaginative that you could plan a whole family vacation around them. If anyone can keep your kids busy for a few hours, it’s a passionate (and patient) …

Hadrian's Wall: The Complete Guide

Hadrian's Wall once marked the northern boundary of the Roman Empire. It stretched for nearly 80 miles, across the narrow neck of the Roman province …

Morsel Spork

The Spork has received its long-awaited redesign, and this has to be the most versatile outdoor eating utensils available. The Morsel Spork was …

Camping

Westfalia Offroad Camper

The "Van Life" phenomenon is all the rage lately, a fascination with conversion vans built to take adventurers into the wild. The all-new Westfalia …

Off-roading

Michael Caine Leads Us Through His Swinging London Of The 1960s

<i>Londonist talks to legendary cockney Michael Caine about London in the swinging 60s, his love for skyscrapers, and his lesser love for pie and mash.</i> …

You can still take the Hogwarts Express around Scotland

<b>The Jacobite is the real steam train used in the Harry Potter movies and it’s still the perfect trip to take for all Potter fans in Scotland.</b><p>The next …

Scotland

The Best Pubs In Shepherd's Bush

We asked you to nominate your favourite pubs in the Shepherd's Bush area. You suggested 25 different places, from which we have a clear winner.<p>Top 10 …

An ancient philosopher’s advice for living a fulfilled life, even in the darkest times

Few who knew Epictetus would have considered him lucky.<p>He was born a slave 2,000 years ago. He lived and died in poverty. He was permanently crippled from a broken leg given to him by his master.<p>They’re not necessarily a list of circumstances that you would wish on anyone you cared about even …

Self-improvement

Ursula K. Le Guin on Anger

“Anger continued on past its usefulness becomes unjust, then dangerous… It fuels not positive activism but regression, obsession, vengeance, self-righteousness. Corrosive, it feeds off itself, destroying its host in the process.”<p>The poet May Sarton experienced anger as “a huge creative urge gone …

15 Quotes to Overcome Your Self-Limiting Beliefs

When it comes to building an incredible life, there is no limit to what you can do. The only thing keeping you from reaching your potential is a lack …

Motivation

Chelsea Flower Show 2018: what's in store for garden-lovers?

Yesterday the RHS granted a peek at the programme for the Chelsea Flower Show 2018, which runs May 22-26. A few big announcements are being held back until January 2018, but the tally of 10 show gardens and 16 smaller gardens suggests that the business of garden-making is in reasonable shape. …

London's Best Thai Restaurants

Spicy, sweet and sour; great Thai cooking is a masterclass in taste. Chefs at the top of their game balance intense flavours with such precision that …

London's Hidden Gems

<i>Most people who visit London make it to the London Eye, Tower Bridge and Buckingham Palace. There are, however, some beautiful places around the</i> …

London’s Best Chinese Restaurants (By Those Who Know)

<i>Updated March 2018</i><p>Celebrity chef Ken Hom once declared that Chinese food in London is “equally as good as in China”. But where to find the best of …

The UK’s first coast-to-coast canoe route

A new coast-to-coast canoeing route from Liverpool to the Humber offers a fresh way to see northern England, including this scenic stretch taking in a chunk of our industrial heritage<p>I start to appreciate the epic nature of our expedition when a group of young natives gather to watch. They stand in …

Canoeing

The Best Hikes In And Around Edinburgh

There are moments when even city slickers need a break from the confines of the concrete jungle. Thankfully, Scotland has an abundance of natural …

21 of the best autumn walks in the UK

These are well worth a visit while they're in their full glory!<p>At this time of year, the British countryside is alive with a palette of colours …

National Trust

Inside London's Biggest Bookshop

Waterstones Piccadilly is London's largest bookshop, and claims to be the biggest bookstore in Europe.<p>The shop is spread over six huge floors of …

London's Best Korean Restaurants

<i>Traditionally, the place to head for great Korean food inside the M25 has been New Malden. But these days you don't have to head so far for your</i> …

England

Vibrant London Markets

From the foodie haven of Borough Market to the weekly floral paradise of Columbia Road, London's got some fantastic markets. Take a look through …

Rickshaw Pen Sleeve and Roll Review

If you’ve ever wondered how you could protect your fountain pens while you’re out and about, you’re not alone. At home they’re usually not exposed to …

How to make your life better by sending five simple emails

How to make your life better? All you need is email.<p>I’ve covered a lot of research on how to make your life better but many people struggle with …

20 Albus Dumbledore Quotes Which Show That He Was A True Sorcerer Of Words

Growing up watching Harry Potter, all of us wanted to be guided by a cool professor like Albus Dumbledore. He was an idol to us specially because he …

Seeing all the Nidderdale Way has to offer

Here is part two of the Nidderdale Way walk guide in partnership with the Upper Nidderdale Landscape Partnership.<p><b>Bewerley to Ripley</b><p>1. Go along the …