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Day Trips from London: Hever Castle
The UK is like one giant history lesson, waiting to be explored. Can you think of a better way to painlessly absorb some history than following in the path of some of King Henry VIII”S wives?
Day Trips from London: Brighton
Using London as your base you can day trip to almost everything that is quintessentially English, from the seaside at Brighton, to Shakespeare’s Stratford-on-Thames, to punting on the Cam.
London Tube Turns 150 Years Old
When the London Underground Railway System opened 150 years ago, it would revolutionize city transportation and contribute to both the economy and the women’s suffrage movement. On the very first day of service some 40,000 members of the public caught one of the 20 trains that ran each hour.
Crafty London Destinations
If you are a crafter, a knitter, a sewer, a scapbooker or an artist of any medium London will be a delightful destination in which to pursue your passion.
Drifting Down the Elbe
After visiting Torgau and Dresden along the River Elbe our next destination would be the town of Meissen, made famous by its porcelain
River Cruising the Elbe
For me, the Elbe was not a familiar river, so my cruise from Prague to Berlin would truly be an adventure of discovery.
Helsinki, A Capital of Good Design
Helsinki, the white city of the north, is a capital city that comes by its nickname honestly, so many of the cities buildings have been built from the local pale granite that it does appear to have been made from mostly white materials.
Stockholm Through the Centuries
Sweden’s 700-year old capital is one of the world’s most beautiful and lively cities. Built across fourteen islands, nearly a third of the city if parkland with plenty of gardens and parks.
Spend a little bit of time and money before departure and your dream trip will be more of a dream and less of a nightmare.
Monte Carlo Magic
Perched on the cliffs of the Cote ‘azure, Monte Carlo is the epitome of wealth from the plethora of mega-yachts nestled into its tiny harbor to the opulence of the Grand Casino, almost everything about this destination screams (quietly, of course) money!
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