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Most Amazing Facts about Monuments In Europe

View of Athens and the Erechtheum (porch of the Caryatids) from the Acropolis.

1. Eiffel Tower, Paris, France • The Eiffel tower was once repurposed as a giant radio antenna to save it from being demolished in 1909. • Temperature changes cause the height of the Eiffel tower to change by nearly 16 inches. • The French were smart: to keep Hitler from reaching the top of the […]

Your Guide on London’s Best Christmas Markets

European Tourism Trends in 2012

Do they know it’s Christmas time at all? – Okay, there are still a couple of weeks left until the Christmas season starts with Xmas songs blasting out in the radios and flashy shopping windows garnished in glamorous Santa attire. It is common practice, that the city’s Christmas Markets are the centre of attention during […]

Interview with Rob Woodford of Black Cab Heritage Tours

The first picture on this new website has to be of 'Dolphin' - this is the nickname of the wide-angle lens that the Belgian TV crew attached to Rob's Taxi on a recent film shoot

Black Cab Heritage Tours offers a unique way for travelers to get up close and personal with the beautiful city of London and its fascinating history, with guided tours given by experienced London cab drivers who know it intimately.       The company was set up by four London Cab Drivers with a collective […]

The United Kingdom’s Top 5 Medieval Castles to Visit

The United Kingdom’s Top 5 Medieval Castles to Visit

If you’ll be traveling to London for the Olympics or just visiting the United Kingdom on holiday, you don’t want to miss the region’s fascinating medieval castles.  Castles are steeped with history as a long-time symbol of wealth and power by kings, queens and lords over the ages, and anyone who enjoys history, or just […]

Top Attractions in London

Top Attractions in London

Top Attractions in London London, the capital of England, certainly holds a great deal of history as well as a wide variety of attractions. People choose to visit London on a regular basis to enjoy the sites, eat at world famous dining establishments, and just take in the local flavor. There is certainly plenty to […]

The U.K.’s Legoland Hotel and Theme Park

The U.K.’s Legoland Hotel and Theme Park

Every child (of any age) just loves to play with Lego.  For generations, the brightly coloured plastic bricks have helped fuel young imaginations by allowing them to create their own world, and their own stories. Now, in the U.K., families planning a great vacation to the amazing theme park of Legoland Windsor will have a […]

The Clock Tower in London Is One of the Most Popular Tourist Destinations

This tower has a bell inside of it, and the bell's name, as you probably know, is Big Ben

If you are going to travel to London for the first time, you are probably looking forward to all of the fun historic sites. Perhaps the most popular of the tourist destinations in the city is the clock tower located at the northern end of Westminster Palace. This tower has a bell inside of it, […]

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