Visiting England’s Windsor Castle, The Complete Guide

Windsor Castle is a striking 11th century castle that’s the official home of the royal family. The palace is the longest occupied royal residence in the world. It’s been the symbol of the monarchy for 1,000 years. At the castle, you can see the sprawling grounds, take the “long walk,” admire lavish staterooms, and visit … Read more

The 30 Best Museums In London England

Planning a trip to London and wondering what to put on your itinerary? Here’s my guide to 30 amazing museums in London to give you some destination inspiration. London has a great art scene. The city is an art lover’s paradise, literally overflowing with fantastic museums displaying world class art. You’ll find word renowned museums, … Read more

Guide To Hampton Court Palace: Henry VIII’s Royal Stomping Ground

Here’s my guide to visiting the iconic Hampton Court Palace. The palace is one of the most famous landmarks in England and a must visit attraction near London. It’s the perfect easy day trip from London. Hampton Court Palace is the world’s greatest surviving medieval palace. It has a deliciously rich and scandalous history and … 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 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

The Ultimate Guide To The Historic 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 ancient Tower of London. If you are a history nerd like me, this UNESCO-listed is a must … 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

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

Guide To Europe’s Most Beautiful Royal Palaces

Here’s my guide to the most beautiful palaces in Europe. I tell you all about these magnificent landmarks and how to tour them virtually. No one does palaces quite like Europe. So if you need a dash of royalty or some guilty pleasure escapism in your life, this guide should do the trick. This Europe … 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