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

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 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. And it has a deliciously rich and scandalous history. … 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

Definitive Guide To All of Leonardo da Vinci’s Paintings and Where To Find Them

Obsessed with the sublime Leonardo da Vinci? Welcome to the club. So is much of society, judging from the lines to view the tourist-industry-gold Mona Lisa at the Louvre. In this Leonardo guide, I give you an overview of Leonardo’s life. And I take you on a tour of his entire body of paintings — … 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

Virtual Tour of Windsor Castle

Are you feeling cooped up or going stir crazy? Now, you can quarantine with Queen Elizabeth, via a virtual tour of the UNESCO-listed Windsor Castle. Or relive the wedding of retired royals Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Windsor Castle has been a royal residence and fortress for almost 1000 years. The castle has seen countless … Read more