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The Photogenic Millennium Bridge (London, England).

The Photogenic Millennium Bridge

The Millennium Bridge is right in front of Tate Modern. Yes, it’s a just bridge. But if you’re into photographing gorgeous places in London at night,  don’t skip this. Millennium Bridge is a photogenic place to be – even if you only have a point and shoot camera. It’s all about the right angle to […]

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The Millennium Wheel is London's most-visited tourist attraction.

London Eye at Night is on Fire

London Eye is the giant ferris wheel by the River Thames. You can’t really miss it even if you’re so busy taking selfies at the Parliament Hall where Big Ben is. During the day, I wasn’t really impressed, especially when London is gloomy and cloudy. There’s nothing to be awed at, really. Unfortunately, on the day […]

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Hampton Court Palace - Where Shakespeare Once Performed His Plays

Hampton Court Palace – Where Shakespeare Once Performed His Plays

Hampton Court Palace is one of the only two remaining palaces that King Henry VIII owned. And if you don’t know King Henry VIII, perhaps, you know him as the King who married six times. He ordered the execution of his two wives and one was detained until her death. The life of King Henry VIII was […]

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This is the Largest Vine in the World at Hampton Court Palace in London.

This is the Largest Vine in the World

Inside the gardens of Hampton Court Palace, there you’ll find the largest vine in the world. The Guinness Book of Records certified it without doubt in January 2005. The vine is in an enclosed garden where visitors are not allowed to go inside. If you’re lucky, you can talk to the gardener when she’s there. The […]

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The Delightful Gardens at Hampton Court Palace - The Pond Garden (London).

The Delightful Hampton Court Palace Gardens

The delightful Hampton Court Palace gardens are a must-see to explore. This place is huge and it might take a day to wander around the palace and the gardens. The kids would love the maze garden and the adults would love the plants and flowers surrounding the palace. The gardens are lovely and photogenic on […]

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Buckingham Palace in London is the official residence of the Monarchy.

Visiting Buckingham Palace Without the Queen

The Queen was nowhere when I visited her residence, The Buckingham Palace in London. It’s either she was busy or just didn’t want to meet a fellow queen – that’s me. Or probably she was babysitting the adorable Prince George playing with her adorable corgis. But, whatever her reasons are, it’s not acceptable to snub […]

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Changing of the Guards at Buckingham Palace and St James's Palace in London.

Changing of the Guards at Buckingham Palace

A friend and I were lucky that we arrived just in time for the changing of the guards at Buckingham Palace. We really didn’t plan to watch one but I guess, it was our lucky day. The sky was blue, too! And as expected, there were flocks of tourists at Buckingham Palace ground. At the […]

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The RosettaStone at the British Museum in London.

Take a Peek: The Rosetta Stone at the British Museum

The Rosetta Stone at the British Museum in London is a truly a national treasure. It is the last surviving fragment that carries an inscription in different languages. The slab fragment below records a decree way back on March 27, 196 B.C. The stone was believed to have been installed at a temple in Sais […]

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The facade of the British Museum in London.

10 Things to See at the British Museum

The British Museum is huge. It can be overwhelming for tourists who have no idea on what to see and where to start. With 8 million objects as collections, you can’t see them all in a day. But if you could, you’d be extremely exhausted at the end of your visit. There’s a chance that […]

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London's BigBen at Night Shines Bright (England).

Photos: London’s Big Ben at Night Shines Bright

We all have seen the Big Ben immortalized in Hollywood movies. Or in postcards and other souvenirs. In fact, Big Ben is synonymous to London or England or the UK. Every tourist in London never misses it because it’s what everyone will ask when he goes back home. People will ask, “Have you seen Big […]

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