I hope you will gain a new appreciation for the complexity of a country that, against many odds, has become a beacon of civilization in our modern times.
Our recent travel to London, England, meant that pubs – and often, a half pint or pint – were on the agenda.
The skyline along the curving shores of the Thames is dotted with buildings reaching high into the sky.
A few weeks each late summer and early fall, Buckingham Palace’s west doors open for the State Room tours.
I was determined that my first English evening meal would be a traditional roast dinner.
To understand London today, you need to understand what London endured during the Second World War.
We stayed in a furnished apartment in Mayfair, dubbed one of the “most expensive districts in London, and the world.”
If you feel confident about answering the question, “what time is it?”, you can thank the British penchant for orderliness.
English royal families’ penchant for living on estates surrounded by forested hunting grounds has made modern London a greener place.