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London’s Skyline – 5 Ways to See London’s Top Landmarks, in Just 48-hours.

Despite jokes about accents and what, exactly, a chip is, London remains a popular destination for American travellers, which has no shortage of tourist staples: Buckingham Palace, Piccadilly Circus, Tower Bridge, Big Ben, the House of Parliament, but London’s appeal doesn’t lie only in its architectural and cultural treasures. It’s the jaw-dropping views across the city, taking in most of the Big Five landmarks, which are most memorable.

It’s only a credit to the capital that …

Downton Abbey & Royal England – a luxury private driver guided tour

Follow in the footsteps of European Royalty with your own guide to bring you the best of England. Uncover the rich history and heritage behind the modern cultures of the English-speaking world as your explore royal residences, palaces, treasure houses and castles.

The heritage city of Bath still evokes Jane Austen’s literature while you will get close and personal with William Shakespeare’s writings at his birthplace in Stratford upon Avon or get into the role …

British Blooms at Kew Royal Botanic Gardens

My plan, upon finding myself in London with a day off, was to indulge my inner Downton Abbey fan with a trip to Highclere Castle. The Jacobethan “country home” that housed the fictitious Grantham clan was, however, closed until spring so I decided to trudge from my friend’s flat in Barnes along the Thames footpath to the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew instead.

As devoted anglophile, I hoped to find the sort of quintessential Englishness …

London: An East End Food Tour

From Britain’s iconic bread and butter pudding, to the best of British cheeses, London’s best chippy, an East End boozer, three curries, a salted beef beigel, and a bit of Shoreditch tart – this is feast that awaits your senses when you explore the cosmopolitan culinary scene in London’s ‘East End Food Tour’ with Eating London.

The food you find in a place tells the story of its past residents and histories. You’ll learn about …

Liverpool’s Historical Pubs

The Roscoe Head (24 Roscoe Street) is an authentic English public house bursting with character which has survived the onslaught on the super pub chains. It’s a local city centre pub which remains unspoiled; with patrons from all walks of life – regulars like Zutons singer Dave McCabe and ‘The Wire’ playwright Jimmy McGovern make for some interesting backroom debates. Pop in on quiz night and you may well meet Billy Hatton, former band member …

A Walk Through Sussex, England’s Wine Country

Now is the time for wine and nature lovers to rejoice; not only do Sussex vineyards produce beautiful wines, they also provide opportunities to sample, tour the vineyards and meet the Vintners.

Fizz On Foot, who offers guided walk and wine tasting tours, combine the great outdoors with walks through great British wine country. From a one-day buffet lunch and wine-tasting tour to a four-day, several vineyards trek, you’ll see the spectacular Sussex countryside as …