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2 August 2016
Nicknamed the City of Dreaming Spires by poet Matthew Arnold for its harmonious university architecture, Oxford is nevertheless much more than just its acclaimed academy. Docent Emily Knight, local resident and PhD candidate at Trinity College, shares her favourite facts about the eccentric city she calls home.
8 June 2016
In May 2016, we hosted our first ever Selfie in Context contest. What is Selfie in Context, you ask? Perfect harmony between place and you. View the winning selfie plus a few of our favorites.
16 May 2016
From Blenheim Palace to Highclere Castle, We Explore Capability Brown’s Most Notable English Landscapes We’re having a particularly British dream: Gently rolling…
4 April 2016
Few places across the British empire encapsulates all that is England more than gothic Westminster Abbey. Born from the…
13 February 2016
Our experts share some special places to spend a perfect Valentine’s Day with your loved one.
12 February 2016
London expert Sheila shares her time in London, full of discoveries and hidden finds.
15 August 2015
Five valuable tips for delectable photos from our London experts.
15 July 2015
Docent Kevin Childs navigates us through the thrilling and controversial architecture of London.
12 June 2015
From Kyoto to Boston, we talk with docents around the network about the importance of gardens in their cities.
6 May 2015
We share a few oasis’s in the city to help you forget the crowds inside popular London sites.
25 April 2015
When remembering the history of WWII, the important role of women is often lost. To celebrate Liberation Day in Italy we highlight 3 heroines of WWII.
28 February 2015
From leaping dogs, to wide-eyed cats and squirming eels, the National Gallery is packed with paintings of animals. Our new…
13 December 2014
This guest post from Victoria of One Dish Closer helps you pick an alternative Christmas meal in London.
9 July 2014
Some suggestions for a fairy tale day out in the English countryside with some Medieval sites near London.
10 June 2014
From Beijing to Berlin, from Rome to Istanbul, we’ve pooled our collective local knowledge to put together definitive guides on how to tour some of the top sites around the globe.