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South Kensington Travel Guide

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World's Most-Visited Museums

A majority of travelers choose to get their culture fix at these museums. How many have you visited?

The London Underground Gets Real

A few years back, when I called South Kensington home, I distinctly recall trundling through London's Underground knowing, even with map in hand, that I...

World's Coolest Museum Gift Shops

Inspired by the art you see displayed in fine museums? These museum gift shops around the world help you bring the exhibitions home.

Europe's Most-Visited Tourist Attractions

The new European Grand Tour counts museums, ancient ruins, churches, and some surprises.

William and Kate's Guide to London

Follow in the royal couple’s footsteps around London Town.

Surprising Dublin

Despite the trying economic times, Dublin's bustling streets reveal thriving artists, novelists, cooks, and assorted raconteurs.

Ask T+L: Stylish London Hotels, VIP Cruises, Durable Cameras

Q: Can you recommend any stylish but well-priced hotels in London? —Charles Cutler, Raleigh, N.C. A: Just steps from King’s Road, Sydney House Chelsea (doubles...

Strictly Business (Class)

Several new airlines promise to fly you to Europe in style for less. We hopped on board to see if they deliver.

T+L Reports: London for Less

Two recent openings in London's southwestern enclaves prove that high style doesn't have to come at a high price. The intimate Rockwell (181 Cromwell Rd.,...

London Makeover for Brown's

Brown's has always been as indelibly English as Queen Victoria or Agatha Christie—both of whom frequented the London hotel. Daphne Merkin discovers that an ambitious...
HOTELS

Blakes Hotel, London

Situated a stone’s throw from Regent’s Park in South Kensington, Blakes Hotel has attracted an A-List of celebrities since its 1981 opening. Designed by London actress-turned-hotelier... more ›


RESTAURANTS

Peridot

A popular destination for afternoon tea, this full-service restaurant is located inside the Bentley London hotel. A marble entry hall opens onto the bright, airy dining room, decorated with pale... more ›


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