CULTURE

 

Lancaster London, a London landmark



LONDON LIFE, FOOD, CULTURE, TRAVEL November 25, 2016


Lancaster London is about to become Royal again (Pictures: Lancaster London) The Lancaster London hotel first opened in the late 60s, during the heyday of “Swinging London”, and since then they’ve seen the evo...

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Natural History Museum’s Dippy goes on the march



UK, LONDON LIFE, CULTURE November 23, 2016


A bronze version of Dippy will sit in the grounds of London's Natural History Museum. Photo credit: Thinkstock The Natural History Museum in London held a party yesterday to say goodbye to their most famous exhibit, Dippy the hug...

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Quidditch Comes to the Muggle World



UK, CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST November 22, 2016


Real life Quidditch player (Picture: Anton Bielousov) Quidditch /ˈkwɪdɪtʃ/ is a competitive sport in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, featured in the series of novels and movies. Matches are played between two teams ...

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Queen will welcome President Trump



UK, LONDON LIFE, CULTURE, TRAVEL November 21, 2016


Downing Street has confirmed that Donald Trump will be invited early in the new year to visit the UK for an audience with the Queen. The British government is keen to shore up the “special relationship” with the US, a...

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The Vietnamese Women’s Museum in Hanoi



CULTURE, TRAVEL November 20, 2016


One of my favorite museums in the world, however far off the beaten track it is, is the Vietnamese Women’s Museum in Hanoi. (Photo: wikipedia) We all have our odd ways of exploring new places. I like to traipse through alle...

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