The New British and Irish Cuisine

I'll bet what motivated the British to colonize so much of the world is that they were just looking for a decent meal. --Martha Harrison “Ye Olde Pub” was (and still is) the place for the [...]

Truly Unique British Events

Let's talk about what the Brits do that gives them that wonderfully dry sense of humor. In fact, this “wackiness” is something in which you can partake! Throughout the year, you'll find unique British events [...]

Britain’s Top Ten Tea Rooms

Let's face it - nobody on earth “does tea” like the British! After all, this is a population which consumes 165 million cups of it, daily! It is the national drink. And whether you are [...]

Travel Memories: The Vacation that Never Ends

The way you wear your hat, the way you sip your tea, the memory of all that, no they can't take that away from me. George and Ira Gershwin knew what they were talking about [...]

Emerging Hot Spots throughout the British Isles

Old villages are becoming quite the new ‘up and coming’ spots within the British Isles! Interest in Lacock Village has increased more than any other European destination recently. Famous as the setting to several Hollywood [...]

What’s in a Name? Funny British City Names

The average American calls to mind a certain image when hearing the word “Britain”: London taxicabs, butlers serving the elite in oak-paneled mansions, afternoon tea (pinkies extended) with scones and clotted cream. Generally, in [...]

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