England

Tips and Articles in England

Although not as storied as Big Ben or Buckingham Palace, the London Eye has unabashedly become one of the city’s central landmarks. From appearances is Cars 2 to 28 Days Later, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix­ to Fantastic Four: Rise of ...
Benedict Cumberbatch is Supreme-ly in favor of proper theatre etiquette. The actor, who will play the Sorcerer Supreme/Doctor Strange in Marvel’s upcoming movie, is currently performing in a production of Hamlet in London. After his show on Saturd...
Takeout: It's a little bit guilt-inducing, a little bit Bridget Jones. We’ve all had those moments when our Chinese for one arrives with four sets of chopsticks. But in London, the standard takeout menu is undergoing a makeover, thanks to a host o...
Londoners are enduring another day of misery as drivers on their subway–the famous ‘Tube’–strike again in protest at plans to introduce a 24/7 service. The order of the day has been horror, resentment and frustration, punctuated by sporadic outbur...
If you thought seeing London's Picadilly Circus, Big Ben, and the London Eye was a task that would take far longer than a couple of minutes, you're wrong. If you want to see these sites in person, that's another story—you'd better book yourself an...
Somerset House, the venerable Neoclassical building overlooking the Thames, hosts some of the city’s most iconic fashion and design exhibitions—and each summer, it’s the site of Film4’s Summer Screen series. Running from August 6 through 9, cozy u...
Three years in the making, Los Fuegos will be a part of the much-anticipated Faena Hotel project and will open in November. (The other restaurant is from Austin-based chef Paul Qui.) As its name suggests, Los Fuegos will be all about fire. The ...
With several hot new summer pop-ups in London, we traversed the landscape to find the best ones. Be warned, there’s an element of gimmickry to a pop-up; they are fleeting, after all, and often lean heavily on their location—but then again, that’s ...
In Cornwall, England, Port Eliot is the 1,000-year-old ancestral seat of the Earl and Countess of St. Germans, possibly the oldest continuously occupied house in the United Kingdom. Napoleon, sailing by the property, called Port Eliot the “most be...
In London, it’s not just the coffee that’s fair trade and ethically roasted. A flurry of eateries are ramping up the feel-good factor with their socially minded operations. At the new Skip Garden Café in King’s Cross, the trend is represented in i...
Starting July 25 and running through Sept. 27, Queen Elizabeth will be opening the Buckingham Palace, her official London residence, to the public while she’s in Scotland on holiday. With its first public tour in 1993, the annual summer opening...
For the next three months, Breaking Bad fans in London will have a chance to sip some cocktails inside of bar themed around the hit TV show. The best part: The entire thing is inside of an RV that looks exactly like the vehicle Walter and Jesse sp...
There's a company in London that's turning dreams into reality for Hobbit fans. West Stow Pods is currently seeking funding for their Poddit Hole House project—a camping home inspired by halfling homes. The 30-day campaign is looking to raise $78,...
London’s gastronomic landscape is so much more expansive than fish and chips and bangers and mash. Recently, desserts are taking over the gourmet zeitgeist, and we’ve journeyed through the city to discover the best of its sweets spots. This pas...
At just 31 years old, Ryan Chetiyawardana, a.k.a. Mr. Lyan, has gained international acclaim for his trailblazing bar White Lyan—the world’s first bar with no perishables—his book, Good Things to Drink with Friends, and his bottled cocktails. As i...