Posts Tagged ‘ Buckinghamshire ’

Michael Palin puts Uffington White Horse at top of English bucket list

Feb 25th, 2013 | By

Acclaimed actor, TV presenter and travel writer Michael Palin has chosen Oxfordshire’s chalk white horse as his expert pick

England’s engineering feats

Jan 9th, 2013 | By

Today the London Underground, the world’s first subterranean rail network, celebrates its 150th birthday

England’s star is set to rise in 2013

Nov 20th, 2012 | By

The Kent Marshes and a Berkshire stately home star alongside Helena Bonham Carter in Great Expectations, due for release on 30 November 2012. This is just one of a series of star turns for England

England’s super sleuths

Jul 23rd, 2012 | By

The weekend saw the release of this summer’s most anticipated blockbuster, The Dark Knight Rises, Christopher Nolan’s final Batman film with Nottingham’s Wollaton Hall taking centre stage as Wayne Manor

Top 10 Valentine’s breaks

Feb 3rd, 2012 | By

Boutique hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have sifted through the schmaltz to find Valentine’s packages that will really set hearts aflutter (and won’t involve soggy petals clogging the plughole). Here are 10 hot properties that offer something a little bit different…

What’s in a Name?

Dec 22nd, 2010 | By

Ever been to Disneyworld in Florida? The new Harry Potter theme park? Or Universal Studios? If you had then you will have travelled to Orlando to see it. And you might have picked up a brochure or two from the local tourist board which is, or rather was, the Orlando/Orange County Convention and Visitors Bureau or something like that. No longer. It has changed its name to Visit Orlando which, you have to admit is easier on the memory and a bit more obvious for a tourist board. So in this case, the name change made sense. But tourist boards have a habit of changing their names and I can’t think that it helps a lot of the time. After all it costs money to change your letterheads, promotional material, websites not to mention business cards. And does it matter to us, the visitor?