England

Tips and Articles in England

If a new wave of country hotels is anything to go by, these are shaky times in England for cabbage-rose chintz. Neither is the outlook very bright for overstuffed upholstery, bouillon fringe, frills, or furbelows. Take that, Nancy Lancaster. It w...
See our slideshow of 10 Amazing Bridges. They are a marvel of engineering. Their function is purposeful yet poetic. And they’ve inspired musicians, painters, and writers for centuries. Beyond the sheer practicality of crossing ravines and water, ...
See 100 Places to Eat Like a Local London: “The food at Dock Kitchen ($$$), in Ladbroke Grove, is complex and delicious. Chef Stevie Parle pulls inspiration from his travels, as with his Cornish crab with curry leaves and coconut.” —April Bloomfi...
See more Best Places to Eat Like a Local Al Soussi, Beirut, Lebanon: For more than 50 years, this pint-size kitchen in West Beirut has been serving an irresistible version of fatteh, made with layers of toasted pita, chickpeas, yogurt, and pine n...
See more Best Places to Eat Like a Local Lo Scoglio da Tommaso, Amalfi Coast, Italy: Pleasure yachts from Capri and Positano drop anchor for lunch perched over the Mediterranean. The only thing fresher than the peppery wild arugula salad is the r...
See the London Insider’s Guide. At the Sportsman, a seaside pub on the pebbly Kent coast, I recently ate the best lamb I’ve ever tasted. A pale pink chop, a hunk of crisped shoulder confit. Outside the window the animal’s brethren grazed in the m...
Across Europe Abercrombie & Kent Villas Best For: Excursions; local staff; user-friendly website Five decades of experience as a luxury travel operator gave A&K a healthy head start with its 135-property villa-rental offshoot, which launched in...
Video: Best Restaurants in London to Eat Like a Local A honky-tonk roadhouse serving deep-fried pickles and chili-cheese fries. A Parsi café straight out of old Bombay. A semi-secret chef’s table, tucked behind a hot dog joint, that’s giving Cope...
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Barnsbury “My wife and I live in Barnsbury, just north of King’s Cross. It’s basically an 18th-century village within the city: tree-lined streets; elegant Georgian terraces. I love to sit in the lush green park at the center of Lonsdale Square. ...
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See More Undiscovered Britain Some of London’s hippest bars pop up where you’d least expect them, say, behind a refrigerator door. That’s the way into The Mayor of Scaredy Cat Town, the city’s latest password-protected underground bar within The ...
See More Undiscovered Britain Forget staid scones. Go to the right London spot, and you’re more likely to be served green-tea-infused scones or tea-smoked salmon squares with Japanese yuzu mayonnaise. It’s a sign of the tea times in London, wher...
See More Undiscovered Britain With more than 300 gardens—some public, others private, many secret—London amounts to one of Europe’s greenest capitals. Towering pink hollyhocks creep over a high brick wall off a busy street; red and green ivy bede...
See the video: Hot Spots of Columbia Road. Behind the fragrant flower market that bursts to life every Sunday on this street in East London, there’s a hidden trove of boutiques that just might be the city’s best-kept shopping secret. The shelves...