Posts Tagged ‘ Buckingham Palace ’

How others see us

Nov 22nd, 2018 | By

It always fascinates me when I am abroad to flick through the travel pages of newspapers to see if there is anything written about the UK and Ireland.

Harry, Meghan and British tourism

Nov 29th, 2017 | By

Hardly had the announcement been that Prince Harry was going to marry Meghan Markle than the tourism industry went into overdrive.

Royal gifts at Buckingham Palace

Aug 11th, 2017 | By
Russian samovar

Natasha visits the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace to see this year’s exhibition.

In need of repairs

Nov 21st, 2016 | By
Houses of Parliament

These two buildings are very important as tourist attractions drawing both domestic and international visitors to view as much as they can of them.

Fashioning a Reign at Buckingham Palace

Jul 23rd, 2016 | By

Fashioning a Reign: 90 Years of Style from the Queen’s Wardrobe is the theme, this year, for the opening to the public of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace.

Buckingham Palace has opened for summer

Jul 30th, 2015 | By
the front of Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace is one of the most well-known buildings in the world so it comes as no surprise to anyone that, when it opens for visitors to see, tickets are hotly contested.

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

Letter from France

Nov 13th, 2012 | By

Whether you’re a novice or seasoned traveller, France will steal your heart. Each month, Frederic – our French correspondent – gives us the low-down on what to see and do across the channel

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

Licence to thrill

Sep 26th, 2012 | By

To celebrate the latest James Bond instalment, Skyfall, and in time for the first ever global James Bond Day on 5 October, experiences and attractions website has handpicked a range of 007-inspired activities sure to shake and stir up even the coolest adventurer

We love London town!

Aug 20th, 2012 | By

Planning on returning to London town for the forthcoming Paralympic Games? We asked West End ambassador, Annalisa, for her recommendations on where to eat, shop and play after Stratford’s stadium lights go down

Our London by Team GB

Jul 27th, 2012 | By

British Airways – the official airline of the Team GB and Paralympics GB – asked the athletes (all previous Olympic and World Champions and/or tipped for gold medal success at London 2012) for their top sightseeing tops…

Kew Gardens: Britain’s top visitor attraction?

Dec 7th, 2011 | By

Kew Gardens have been voted the top visitor attraction in Britain at the British Airways magazine travel awards.

Britain’s Biggest Eyesores

Mar 7th, 2009 | By

That was the title given to one of those AOL headline grabbing stories that ISP’s love to run every other moment of the day. Was it voted for by the great British Public? Or visiting tourists? Or anyone at all? It was probably either decided by some “experts” or a panel or plucked from the air.Obviously designed to get you to click on it when you get to the web page (well it worked; I did!) maybe it is nothing more than linking you to
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