Explore London Like a Local

As one of the largest cities in the world as well as one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, London can be one wonderful but overwhelming venture. ...

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Exploring London Through Cinema

The capital city of Great Britain has been used as a filming location for many legendary movies over the years. Some of its major sights may be familiar to you ...

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6 Hidden Gems to Find in London

There are all kinds of incredible sites to see when you’re abroad, but if you don’t look closely you may just miss some unusual finds! London is full of intriguing ...

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Parakeets in London...and Other Unexpected Travel Moments

Parakeets in London…and Other Unexpected Travel Moments

A given as part of the travel experience is to have your wish list of what you want to see and do. It’s as much a part of the anticipation ...

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Building Leaders with International Perspectives: London

Building Leaders with International Perspectives: London

This guest post contributed by ACIS Tour Manager, Paul Daley, recaps the experience of a group of ACIS travellers on an International Perspective Tour in London, England. Students from Alcuin ...

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Red poppies

Why You’ll See Poppies Everywhere in London This Time of Year

Every year at this time, London is a sea of red. To commemorate the end of the First World War, tradition has it that poppies are sold on the streets ...

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Father and Daughter Teachers Team Up for Student Travel

Mike Conn, a social studies teacher from Milton, PA, knows what to expect when traveling abroad with students.  A veteran teacher and group leader, Mike has been traveling abroad with ...

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Lunch at the Shard

Of all of the days to get invited to the Shard for lunch, I chose the rainy day.  Of course, this is London and chances are that you are going ...

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Tales of Three Cities—Books and Movies about London, Paris and Rome

Nothing gets us more excited about travel than reading a good book or watching a film where a destination is brought vividly to life. In many great works of literature ...

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Wimbledon – a Quintessentially British Affair

Travel to the UK at mid-summer and you’re hard pushed from getting away from one of the most quintessential of all British events – Wimbledon. Of the four Grand Slam ...

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