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The Coast of Cornwall – UK

Turquoise seas and sunny days in Cornwall are not the first things that spring to mind when talking about the UK, known the world over for its rainy days and grey clouds. However, this is exactly what I got when I went to England’s most southern tip of Cornwall. I...

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Slow Travel through London

London by footpower 2017 was a rough year for many reasons. Chief among them - my parents died in the spring, 20 days apart. After months of sharing daily care with my sister, I was suddenly left with a lot of free time. I was sad and a bit at sea, so when I got an...

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Things To See and Do London

Things to do in London London is perhaps the most iconic of the incredible cities of the past. There is almost too much to do. Whether it is food, culture, architecture, museums, riding the tube (as I have on many days) or traditional tourist destinations like the...

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London Tenement Blues

The London Tenement Rough Living London-Style I was living, if you could call it that, in various London hostels before I found a room for rent. I was eager for my own space, for drawers and a door. It had been weeks since I could unpack my bag. The room was in a...

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London Lights up for New Year

It’s time to celebrate the end of a record-breaking year for the capital. Whether you want to join the 250,000 revellers that watch the fireworks in central London, experience a piece of history at the Royal Opera House or go back in time at the Landmark London –...

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Haunted York

Haunted York York Minster and Bootham Bar An Introduction to York, England It was 3:00 in the morning, and my husband and I lay awake in a bed and breakfast on the outskirts of York, rumored to be the most haunted city in the world. “Do you think this place has a...

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Las Vegas Flies to London

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 29, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- British Airways today begins its second London service, helping high rollers travel to London Gatwick. The three-times-a-week service will be operated by a three-class Boeing 777 offering three cabins: Club World (business...

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Friday Lunchtime at Petticoat Lane

  Finding Lunch in Petticoat Lane London     What to do on a Friday lunchtime? Well, while sitting in my office on the eastern edge of London’s financial district, I decided to meander around the Petticoat Lane Market. Although the market is open on Wentworth Street...

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The Lanesborough’s Exclusive Paul Simon Concert Package

The Lanesborough, London’s premier hotel, is invites travelers to take advantage of an exclusive package featuring VIP hospitality passes to Paul Simon’s concert in Hyde Park on July 15th, 2012.  From July 14th – 16th, 2012, guests of The Lanesborough are...

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British Airways Introduces New In-Flight Catering

British Airways is improving its onboard menus and drinks choice as part of a multi-million dollar customer service program launched this autumn. Changes include: In Club World a selection of tasty new options are being introduced. Hereford beef and corn fed chicken...

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