United Kingdom Travel Guides

Travel tips, event calendars and must-see attractions to plan your trip to London and beyond.

Summer in London: Events and Festivals

Every summer in London events fill up the calendar with a constant whirl of festivals, concerts, exhibitions and special events ...
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Summer in London: Outdoor Theatre

Summer in London is the city's best season. You've got a better than average chance of blue skies, warm days ...
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London’s Plus Ones: 5 Cities to Add to Your London Vacation

London plus one: it just makes sense! There are so many amazing cities to explore in Europe, many of them ...
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A Guide to Watching the Royal Wedding in Windsor

This spring's royal wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is getting closer! Watching the royal wedding in Windsor, the ...
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4 Ways to Watch the Royal Wedding in London

In London for the Royal Wedding? Whether you've been planning to watch the royal wedding in London for months, or ...
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How to Take the Train from London to Paris

Whether you're taking a day trip to France, or staying for the rest of your vacation, it's easy and fun ...
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10 Free Things to do in London

London isn't known for being inexpensive, but you can build a full (and amazing) London vacation out of free experiences! ...
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Westminster Abbey

London Royal Weddings: Historic Venues

London royal weddings have a long and proud history, and their historic venues are perfect additions to your next vacation ...
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London snow

10 Beautiful Scenes of Snow in London

Snow makes a landscape more beautiful, if rather cold! London snow is relatively rare, but Instagram caught some beauties recently ...
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Trafalgar Square London at sunset

Packing Light for a London Fall Vacation

Heading on a London fall vacation? Fall's a great time to visit London. Here's how to pack for the weather ...
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London Millennium Bridge

Follow: 10 of London’s Best Instagram Accounts

Rain-splashed streets, red double-decker buses and marble monuments: it can only be London. Get inspired for your next vacation here ...
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The Shard London

London’s View From The Shard Adds VR Thrills

Gazing over London from 72 stories up too tame for you? London's The View From The Shard added serious adventure ...
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Victoria & Albert Museum

London’s 2017 Museum Exhibitions

Two very different (or not-so-different?) styles of music are the stars at London's Victoria & Albert Museum exhibitions this year ...
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Bath Pulteney Bridge

Ladies and Gentlemen, We Give You Bath

The exquisite city of Bath, home to ancient Roman baths and graceful Palladian architecture, is a perfect day-trip from London ...
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Eilean Donan Castle

Visiting Scotland’s Castles: 5 Must-See Sites

No trip to Scotland would be complete without visiting a castle or two. Luckily, Scotland's majestic castles are literally countless ...
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Hampton Court Palace

Palace Preview: Summer Fun at London’s Royal Palaces

New events and exhibitions are popping up at London's fantastic royal palaces, just in time for spring and summer travel! ...
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One of London's hidden parks waits to be discovered.

Get to Know London’s Hidden Parks

Any good city keeps plenty of relaxing green spaces for its citizens and visitors, and bustling London is no exception ...
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Stonehenge

See the Stones Live: Visiting Stonehenge from London

Stonehenge is one of the world's great wonders, and you can easily add a day's visit during your London vacation ...
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St Pancras statue

Meet Me at St Pancras II: More London Landmarks for Flirts, Lovers and Incurable Romantics

If you need romance on vacation, these London landmarks are ready to deliver.  Proposals, anniversary moments, sweetheart time: London's perfect! ...
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Couple Tower Bridge

Meet Me at St Pancras: Romantic London Landmarks

New York may have that big red heart on its logo, but romantic London’s always got enough love to share ...
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Liverpool Beatles Statues

To Liverpool with love

Checked out the plaque at JFK yet? It commemorates the moment 50 years ago when the Beatles first touched down ...
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London Red Bus

So you think you know the UK…

The absolutely fabulous, utterly unique United Kingdom. Seriously, who else but Virgin Vacations can really take you there? Go in ...
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St. Paul's Cathedral

London, Paris, Rome: calling all smarty pants…

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s quiz time. With choice of two travel packages, London, Paris and Rome are yours to explore ...
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Drury Lane London

All the world’s a stage…but especially London

By all means give our regards to Broadway, but can any theatrical experience truly compare to London’s wonderful West End? ...
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