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Dancing in London cited in 'Romantic Valentine's Day Activities In/Near 26 Iberia Destinations'

Sure, going out for an intimate dinner à deux is pretty much everyone's default on this day for lovers. But to make Valentine's Day extra special, seek out an experience that will make it truly memorable for years to come. High and low, on land and water, laid-back and high-adrenaline; simple and elaborate; cheap and pricey - there's something here for every couple! read post

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London cited in '12 Top Destinations for African-Diaspora Travel'

  Welcome to February! Since 1970, it's also been Black History Month in the USA, and since 1995 in Canada, as well (whereas it's observed in October in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and the Netherlands). And though the reason for the African diaspora was tragic and horrific - the brutal, centuries-long trafficking of human slaves - it has also enriched many parts of the world, and indeed, world culture as a whole. So what better way to kick BHM off than with a look at a dozen of the most…

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What the Dickens? Happy Christmas/New Year from London!

  One of the all-time classic Christmas destinations is the city where Charles Dickens penned A Christmas Carol 175 years ago. And of course the London of today offers an enormous variety of holiday happenings and experiences, from the traditional Victorian of Dickens' era to cutting-edge modern. Here are just a handful of London Yuletide highlights... read post

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  • Earlier this year, the London-based travel-site recently came out with "The best cities in the world for art and culture in 2022", and of course London itself is high on the list:
  • I've always kind of intuited this, but just came across this video which confirmed it for me:London is badly put together ('designed' seems too purposeful a word for it):
  • UK Theatregoers voted for their "best shows Ever" and their "most aspirational show". The results are in and all apart from one are still on in London's Theatreland:

  • This week's new edition of Accessible Attactions at The World on Wheels takes us to London, a city that's just crammed full of stuff to see and do. Accessible Attractions: London, England.

    The World on Wheels
    An ongoing adventure of travel and living while using a wheelchair. Tim has been disabled from birth. Darryl is his father and caregiver who travel…
  • We're celebrating Atlantic destinations and crossings at The World on Wheels starting with an old London trip infused with newly discovered pictures. Come along as we take the Eurostar for a day out to Paris:

    The World on Wheels
    An ongoing adventure of travel and living while using a wheelchair. Tim has been disabled from birth. Darryl is his father and caregiver who travel…
  • A Tripatini member is looking for suggestions for a good, affordable London hotel for late August and early September. If you'd like to help, kindly click on this link to our Ask A Travel Pro forum. Thanks much!

  • A little humour / humor for y'all.... I was in a local store in Fairhaven, Wa. when I overheard the store owner telling a customer that she could get good fish and chips at the '2 storey London Bus'...... I had to intervene and inform them that it is called a 'double decker' bus .... we had a good giggle and enjoyed the excellent locally made wood products...

  • You're a little premature for April Fool's. Or are you on the other side of the international date line? That always confuses me.

  • People will be able to book rooms and suites in Buckingham and Kensington palaces for the 2012 Olympics, says And you thought Clinton putting people up in the Lincoln bedroom was shocking? What next for the royal family?  

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