Posts Tagged ‘ Big Ben ’

What’s hot: October 2017

Sep 30th, 2017 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world right now



Replacing Big Ben

Aug 21st, 2017 | By

With his stentorian, powerful tones, Jacob Rees-Mogg might prove to be a hit as a Big Ben replacement.



What’s hot: April 2017

Mar 31st, 2017 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world



What’s hot: June 2016

Jun 1st, 2016 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world this month …



Why walking tours rule

Jan 28th, 2015 | By

The best way to get to grips with the UK’s colourful, cosmopolitan capital is on foot, says Kaye Holland



Spotlight on Brixton

Oct 27th, 2013 | By

Brixton often gets a bad rap – a legacy of the riots that occurred in the 80s – but don’t be scared by its sinister reputation. True it isn’t the safest neighbourhood in town – the sound of police sirens is never too far away – but it is the most enticing and there are scintillating sights if you know where to go. Kaye Holland is smitten by the south London neighbourhood



Pubs, puffins and punting all make VisitEngland’s bucketlist!

Apr 23rd, 2013 | By

The world’s largest greenhouses and its best mountain biking routes, a first edition of Shakespeare’s sonnets and Europe’s first international dark sky reserve all help make up VisitEngland’s ‘101 things to do before you go abroad’, revealed today to mark St George’s Day



Young Britons vote Big Ben as their top British landmark

Oct 27th, 2012 | By

Kids are flocking to museums this half term break in favour of thrill seeking attractions



Letter from London June 2012: London for everyone

Jun 7th, 2012 | By

Jane Egginton and her discerning three old let us in on some of their favourite quintessential London experiences and share some of their city secrets



Egyptian Pyramids top to-see list

Oct 10th, 2011 | By

Egypt may have hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons this year (the clashes in Cairo earlier this week killed 25 people and injured more than 300), but the Egyptian pyramids remain the sight most people want to see before they die.



Big Ben is 150 Today

Jul 11th, 2009 | By

Walk across Westminster Bridge in London and at some stage you will be barred by a tourist taking a picture of the tall building that houses Big Ben, the bell that everyone hears at some stage in their lives. .Be it on HP sauce bottles, the opening credits of the old London Films, BBC news or a host of other services, the use of the building immediately tells the world it is related to London. To use that much overused word, it is iconic. As
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