Whodunit? Did Richard III Kill the Princes in the Tower of London?

“History is a lie!” — Robert Walpole, British Prime Minister For aficionados of true crime cold cases, the Louvre has a mesmerizing painting. It’s a haunting depiction of the greatest unsolved murder mystery in English history — the disappearance of the sons of King Edward IV, the “two princes in the tower.” If you’re an … Read more

Be A Glow Worm: Guide To the Churchill War Rooms in London

“We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender.” — Winston Churchill Here’s my guide to visiting the Churchill War Rooms in London England. If you’re a history buff or WWII … Read more

Guide To the Magnificent Hatfield House, a Perfect Day Trip From London

If you’re a Tudorphile, Hatfield House is a must see site in London, both for its charm and its royal connections. Fans of Queen Elizabeth I, the Virgin Queen, will be especially enchanted by the early 17th century Jacobean palace. Besides, Hatfield House is the perfect day trip from London or even a half day … Read more

London’s Overhyped Tourist Traps and Overrated Sites

Planning a trip to London? In this London travel guide, I give you the scoop on the tacky tourist traps in London to avoid at all costs. Sometimes, you have to gush over a lauded attraction. And sometimes you need to levy justified criticism, to give readers the real lowdown on a particular site. I’ve … Read more

Guide to the Best Free Museums In London England

Here’s my guide to 10 amazing free museums in London. London is literally overflowing with fantastic museums displaying world class art, ranging from the prehistoric to modern periods. Whatever your art geekery, London has an outlet for it. You could spend a lifetime visiting these must see museums in London. They’re rich, diverse, and endlessly … Read more

The Ultimate 5 Days in London England Itinerary

“You find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.” — Samuel Johnson Here’s my step-by-step guide to spending 5 perfect days in London, England’s exciting cultural capital. … Read more

The Best Virtual Tours of London Landmarks and Museums

Here’s my wanderlusty guide to the 20+ best virtual tours of London landmarks and museums. Do you wish you were in London? Or need some destination or cultural inspiration (who doesn’t)? Well, there’s a fix. Now, you can virtually tour many of London’s must see sites right from your couch or computer. You’ll be vicariously … Read more

The Ultimate Nerdy Guide To The Tower of London

“Always there have been six ravens at the Tower. If the ravens fly away, the kingdom will fall.” ― John Owen Theobald, These Dark Wings Nerds of the world, rejoice. I have here the ultimate guide to the Tower of London. If you are a history nerd like me, this is a must see site … Read more