Tea Time: Best Afternoon Tea Experiences in London and Dublin

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One of the unique features of a visiting London or Dublin is the chance to have a spectacular “afternoon tea” experience. Join Travel Brigade to experience what’s also known as “high tea” at some of the top spots in London and Dublin. We’ll visit the Royal Horseguards Hotel in London then head to Dublin to […]

London’s Greatest Hits: Top Attractions in the City

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Every visitor to London, whether a first-timer or experienced traveler, will want to take in certain experiences that are classically London. Travel Brigade takes you to all the top spots in this amazing city. We’ll hit the London Eye, Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, St. Paul’s, Harrods, Big Ben and the theatre district. If you’re […]

A Foodie’s Guide to London

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Join Travel Brigade as we eat our way through London in an episode featuring the wide variety of dishes and drinks being served in 21st Century England. We’ll try adventurous Indian recipes at Cinnamon Kitchen, sample delicious Italian dishes at Carluccio’s and soak up the ambiance, cocktails and fabulous fare at The Fable Bar & […]

London Underground: Unique Activities in The City

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Travel Brigade visits London, but we’re going off the beaten path to try activities you won’t usually find in the guidebooks. We’ll literally go underground to visit a popular nightclub that was once a dungeon, tour around the city in classic cars, book our own photo-shoot, try our hand at Indian and Italian cooking and […]

Off-The-Radar Experiences in London

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London is a city with a million things to do. There are classic experiences everyone will want to try on their first visit such as Buckingham Palace or the London Eye, but there are also plenty of ways to have adventures that are unique and help travelers take in the many different faces of this […]

Celebrating the Dylan Thomas Centennial in Wales

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There are some authors who capture the essence of a place and its people perfectly. In the case of Wales, that author was Dylan Thomas. The Welsh will celebrate the 100th birthday of this literary icon on Oct. 27, 2014, with a series of events and celebrations. You don’t have to visit for the centennial in […]

The Doctor Who Experience in Wales

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In celebration of the BBC premiere of the new season of Doctor Who featuring Peter Capaldi as the 12th Doctor, Travel Brigade takes you to Cardiff, Wales, for The Doctor Who Experience. This interactive tour, set right next door to where the BBC films the series, lets you go inside the Tardis, confront the Daleks […]

Fun and Unique Hotels to Visit in Wales

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Wales is a country full of historic castles, beautiful green valleys, stunning coastal views, fun beach areas, vibrant urban centers, sports, outdoor recreation and arts opportunities. For all of the different ways there are to enjoy Wales, there are just as many different hotel options. From large hotels in urban areas to restored castles and […]

Meet Harry Potter, James Bond, on Wales Coast Path

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Fancy a walk? Llwybr Arfordir Cymru, or, in English, the Wales Coast Path, is one of the most scenic in the world, spanning 870 miles of Wales’s coastline. Aside from its stunning views, the Coast Path has also been used in plenty of movies; Die Another Day, Clash of the Titans, Harry Potter and the […]

Don’t Get Too Excited

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London’s annual Boring Conference (devoted to topics like toast, self-service checkout stations, and pylons) took place yesterday, with people flying in from around the world to become disinterested. In keeping with the theme, the Daily Telegraph offers suggestions for Britain’s most boring days out, including visiting the British Lawnmower Museum in Merseyside, the Watching Paint […]