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Markets of the World: Columbia Road Flower Market in London

When I visited East London last November, one of the recommendations that popped up time after time were the London markets located in the East End. I went to several of them over the weekend (some are exclusively either on Saturdays or Sundays), and far and away, the prettiest market in London that I visited […]

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Markets of the World: Borough Market London

Getting there, sort of We got out of the London Bridge underground station at Borough High Street. The map I had showed that the entrance to Borough Market was right in front of the tube exit, so we crossed the street and started looking. But nothing. We went into some alleys, looked behind some corners. […]

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Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, London.

Travel In Focus: What to do in London

Travel in Focus is a monthly feature highlighting the best travel tips and suggestions for a particular place from around the web. Check out the internet’s best travel writing about London to help you plan your trip! Budget Travel in London: Visiting London on a Student Budget from Holiday Nomad 10 Ways to Save Money in […]

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Where to Buy Good Whisky in Scotland and Edinburgh

Where to Buy Good Whisky in London and Edinburgh

Don’t think you like whisky?  I wasn’t crazy about it, either, until after our first visit to Scotland.  Drinking the national drink in the place that it was made gave me a new appreciation for the wide range of subtle flavors in good whisky. Since then, my love of whiskey has expanded to other types […]

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The Making of Harry Potter

Looking Down the Road: Where was Harry Potter Filmed? The Making of Harry Potter tour in London at Warner Brothers Studios in London

Have you ever wondered, ” Where was Harry Potter Filmed ?”  Some of the answers to your questions might be waiting in London. “The Making of Harry Potter” at the Warner Brother’s Studios in London is opening March 31st, 2012,  and this is defintely on our family’s to do list. I am always looking for […]

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A review of the Harvester Restaurant Chain in the UK

A suggestion for inexpensive dining in the UK, the Harvester restaurant serves hearty fare at reasonable prices.

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