United Kingdom

    Most Pedestrian Friendly Towns in the UK

    The United Kingdom is known as a sanctuary for ramblers, traipsers and trampers but some destinations do better than others. With that, discover ten of our favourite pedestrian friendly towns in the UK.

    London’s Hottest Hotels

    They’re preferred London accommodations for Chipping Nortoners, Sloane Rangers, footballers, jetsetters and glitterati hobnobbers in town for a Bond Street spree. In short, they’re the hottest hotels in London. From bygone era luxury to modish boutique charm, check out this definitive list before you holiday in the UK capital.

    Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2012

    Arguably the best multi-disciplinary festival in the world, the Edinburgh Fringe gives Scotland’s capital a leg up in the arts and culture department. A mainstay on the Edinburgh events calendar, the festival takes over every August for a prolific 25 days. The 2012 edition features some 2,695 shows from 47 countries in 279 venues. You […]

    Best Extreme Sports Destinations

    Thrills, spills, chills. Our favourite destinations for extreme sports satisfy our inner adrenaline junkie and put us in the mood for a holiday on the edge.

    London 2012 Summer Olympics Restaurant Guide

    With mere weeks before the London Summer Olympics blast off, the flurry of pre-Games analysis has hit a fever pitch. As Olympic Park gets a final polish, all eyes now settle on flag and country and titans like Michael Phelps, Usain Bolt, Oscar Pistorius, Neymar, LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant, Maria Sharapova, Novak Djokovic […]

    United Kingdom: Top Football Capitals

    To declare the United Kingdom a hotbed of football is a gross understatement. Start with the English Premier League, the archetypal domestic professional league for association football clubs. With a global broadcast range and audience figures that regularly top 700 million, the EPL is a powerhouse. But while the likes of United, City, Chelsea, Arsenal […]

    Best Parks in London to Ring in Spring

    The green belt and collective park space of London tells the history of the city. From the venerable Royal Parks to heaths and commons to UNESCO World Heritage Greenwich and Kew, the lawns, lakes, ponds and esplanades of the alpha global metropolis unfurl in sublime, august fashion. Somehow, admirably, the dense capital of the United […]

    United Kingdom: A Weekend in Cambridge

    Is Cambridge 60 miles or 60 light-years from London? To embark on the trip from Leicester Square (Piccadilly Line to Kings Cross, Great Northern Route towards Kings Lynn) is to hurdle oneself into a veritable time warp, all the way back to the august era of the noble university city. Oxford may be older and […]