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The Mystery of Stonehenge Special Access: How to Get the Inner Circle Tour

I recently planned a 15-day tour of England and Scotland for my parents, and one of the highlights of their trip was stone circle...

Port Sunlight, the Urban Model Village

Around the United Kingdom, you'll occasionally encounter the curious phenomenon of model villages. And no, I don't mean something like the miniaturized version of...

Great British Reading Club #1: Maisie Dobbs Detective Series

The British Isles have produced some of the finest writers and novels in the world. James Joyce, William Shakespeare, J.K. Rowling, Charles Dickens, George...

The Cat Politics of Downing Street: Chief Mousers & Their Issues

Chief Mousers are specially-appointed cats who live and work in various official residences, most notably 10 Downing Street. Unlike the residents of Buckingham Palace,...

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13 Spooky Places in Scotland that Prove Just How Creepy it Can Be…

For as lovely and awe-inspiring as it can be, Scotland can also be incredibly spooky at times - as anyone who's walked around Edinburgh's...

British-Inspired Christmas Ornaments for Your Tree

The UK is a special place for many of us, so it makes sense that we might want to give it a nod when...

The Curse of the Purple Dehli Sapphire in the Natural History Museum in London

  The UK has had its fair share of cursed gems, but one of the most intriguing is the Dehli Purple Sapphire. This rather unremarkable...

14 Photos That Prove the UK Is One of the Most Magical Places to Spend the Winter

While we're fans of the UK at any time of year, it's a particularly magical place to be during the winter and holiday season....