Off-The-Radar Experiences in London

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 […]

Mind the Gap and Move Over

CNN wants to make sure you know how to ride the London Underground without looking like a tourist. Among the tips: don’t push the “open door” button on trains (they open automatically), be sure to keep moving down the carriage so more passengers can get in, and be polite and give up your seat for […]

Don’t Get Too Excited

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 […]

Unusual Halloween Celebrations

While most Americans will be dressing up, hitting a party, or taking the kids trick-or-treating tomorrow night, there are other options for those seeking a less orthodox Halloween celebration. In New Jersey, the Last Fling Pumpkin Sling allows contestants to enter with a trebuchet or catapult to see how far they can send a pumpkin […]