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5 Must-See Landmarks in London

London is a cosmopolitan city that connects you to its past, present, and future. Look around, and you’ll find that the city is filled with amazing architectural wonders from the Georgian, Baroque, Gothic, Romanesque, art deco, Victorian, and contemporary eras. They blend beautifully into the city’s skyline, giving visitors the chance to explore a variety […]

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National Gallery London is in front of Trafalgar Square.

National Gallery London Has The World’s Art Masterpieces

First of all, National Gallery London is a grand place to see grand art. There’s no excuse you’d skip this attraction that is visited by thousands of art lovers around the world. Inside, you’ll find the world’s art masterpieces. Name the world’s most famous artists in their own discipline and they have them here. Expect […]

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Tate Modern London - Boring Outside But Fabulous Inside

Tate Modern London – Boring Outside But Fabulous Inside

Tate Modern London is your place to go if you wanna see contemporary art. I must admit that the building’s facade itself is not of a contemporary design but a boring concrete that doesn’t scream modern. And the reason is that – it used to be a power plant and converted into an international venue […]

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10 Interesting Facts About the Houses of Parliament in London.

10 Interesting Facts About the Houses of Parliament

Behind the iconic Big Ben is the Houses of Parliament. This is where the House of Commons and the House of Lords sit down together to make laws. Yes, it’s here where laws are introduced and debated for the greater good of the British people. Visitors are actually allowed to go in here via a […]

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London Skyline from the Monument to the Great Fire.

London Skyline from The Monument

London skyline from the Monument to the Great Fire is breathtakingly wondrous. From up here, you can see River Thames, the endless construction going on and the glass-covered architecture standing next to century-old classical buildings. In 1966, London had a fire that devastated a huge chunk of the city. To immortalize such historical significance that […]

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Photos: The Stunning Tower Bridge at Night (London, England).

Photos: The Stunning Tower Bridge at Night

I told you in my previous post that you’d fall in love with the Tower Bridge at night time. The views will definitely hold your breath and you can’t help but think of someone – especially when you’re traveling alone. It’s in a view like this when solo travel becomes lonely, but never alone. As […]

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Tower Bridge is not The London Bridge I Imagined.

Tower Bridge is not The London Bridge We Learned in Nursery School

Tower Bridge is not The London Bridge We Learned in Nursery School. Remember that nursery rhyme we used to sing when we were young – London Bridge is Falling Down? Well, I thought that the bridge the song is talking about is the one below – the Tower Bridge. Why? Because it’s the most iconic […]

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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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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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