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Mayfair: a shopper’s paradise

04/13/2011 12:16:36 PM

If your idea of a fun holiday includes some serious retail therapy, Mayfair is the place to be. Never mind that the area is known as one of the best places to visit in London’s West End, you can breeze through the tony streets, past scenic Georgian architecture and focus yourself for a true sh..

A North American in Bucharest

04/12/2011 05:02:45 AM

Traveling outside of North America to many countries of the world these days can be an enjoyable, fascinating and educational experience.  Many destinations are becoming westernized, places in which we find our similarities bringing us a common ground, though one where a pleasing diversity rema..

Kantanagar Temple, Bangladesh

04/07/2011 15:07:59 PM

Kantanagar Temple is a fascinating Hindu monument from the 18th century. According to its inscriptions the start year of the construction was 1722 under the patronage of Maharaja Prannath of Dinajpur. However it was later completed in 1752 by his adopted son Maharaja Ramnath. In the 20th century the..

Two Special Holiday Destinations

04/05/2011 10:39:58 AM

Venice, Italy, known as Venezia in Italia, is in the region of Veneto on the Adriatic Sea.  "La Serenissima," the Peaceful Lady, was home and harbor to international commerce, and did not need to fortify itself much against attacks.  Its architecture features airy terraces, balconies, and ..

A Birmingham Holiday

04/04/2011 15:04:18 PM

Planning a trip to Great Britain this year and looking for an alternative to an expensive stay in London? The city of Birmingham is the perfect choice - there is plenty to see and do in Britain’s “Second City”, and you’ll likely save quite a bit on accommodations. Birmingham ..

Affluence and Opulence in Mayfair

04/04/2011 08:50:09 AM

There are a number of luxury 5 star hotels which exist in Mayfair. Indeed if cost is any kind of concern to potential visitors, they may be well advised to look for accommodation in other areas. For many who reside in such hotels, cost is of little concern, luxury, comfort and style are the key word..

Taking the "Fair" out of Mayfair

04/04/2011 08:35:04 AM

London has many things to offer to the traveller. If you’re looking for remnants of London’s aristocratic history, the intrepid tourist should head to Mayfair. The two-week long May Fair, the namesake of the area, was moved in 1764. Upper-crust residents had grown concerned about the low..

Architectural Excavations in Mayfair

04/03/2011 12:39:38 PM

Mayfair, London has a long history. Architectural excavations in the area have revealed that the Romans may have settled the area before London. Mayfair started to develop in the mid-seventeenth century and because of its proximity to St. James Palace, quickly became a fashionable neighborhood. ..

Hampton Court Palace

04/01/2011 05:02:41 AM

Hampton Court Palace is a majestic reminder of Renaissance England in the metropolitan area of London. One of only two palaces remaining in London that belonged in King Henry VIII’s impressive portfolio, unlike urbanized St. James Palace where all indicators of its courtly grounds have been er..

History of Aldwych

04/01/2011 04:56:10 AM

London, England is a city with many districts: Fulham, Greenwich, Tottenham, etc. Yet, there is one in     particular that will capture the eye of anyone that visits this     beautiful city. I am speaking of Aldwych. The name may seem a little odd to newcomers, as it is..

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