Introducing a New UK Tour Company: Britain Your Way Tours isn’t for everyone … but it might be the perfect solution for you – $100 off for Anglotopia Readers

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I’m Sheila Stone and I love to travel.  I’ve done a lot of traveling independently but know there’s a downside to going it alone. For one thing, it can get lonely; there’s no one to share the experience with. For another thing, it can get costly; … [Read more...]

Anglotopia Slow TV: Take a Thames River Cruise from Wesminster To Greenwich – Full Journey in HD – 41 Minutes

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There's a new trend in YouTube videos called Slow TV, where a camera is setup and then left to record a long journey. There's a popular video going around of a 9 hour train ride in Norway. Going through our archives, I remembered I recorded our the … [Read more...]

Guest Feature: Caledoniatopia – Our Intrepid Writer Goes on A Spontaneous Day Trip to Glasgow

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Next week over 1,000,000 people will flood Glasgow for the 2014 Commonwealth Games. It's a proud moment for this city that has been through cycles of boom and bust for hundreds of years, sinking into squalor and scraping its way up again. Today it's … [Read more...]

Guest Long Read: Top Ten Things to do in Newcastle and the North East England from a Local

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When I first told my friends that I was moving away from the town I grew up in, just North of London,  to live in Newcastle Upon Tyne in North East England, the looks of horror and comments along the lines of "Do they even have electricity there?" … [Read more...]

Guest Long Read: A Journey To the Top 10 Favorite English Cathedrals – Which is Your Favorite?

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The United Kingdom is a country with great beauties, both natural and man-made. Among the man-made ones, you can certainly include its cathedrals. When you look at the map, you’ll find them scattered everywhere, so it’s rather difficult to choose ten … [Read more...]

Weekend Viewing: A Very British Airline – Behind the Scenes Look at British Airways – Episode 1

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As fans of British Airways, we're in love with this new documentary series airing in the UK about the airline. British Airways is one of the UK's most visible brands, selling Britishness as a mark of quality. But in the last decade, the business … [Read more...]

Training for Hadrian’s Wall: Spring 2014 Update – Update on My Plans to Walk Hadrian’s Wall, Postponing the Walk, Training Plan, Wall News and Much More

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Well, I’m afraid it has been quite some time since I wrote an update about my plans to walk Hadrian’s Wall. There are many reasons for that, which I will get to shortly. But first a review for anyone new to this series. Quick Review For those … [Read more...]

Londonist Out Loud: A Podcast About London, 9 May 2014

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Londonist Out Loud a podcast about London news, views, and oddities from London, UK. Londonist Out Loud is presented and produced by N Quentin Woolf. (free on iTunes/www.londonist.com/Stitcher) Welcome to the latest episode of Londonist Out … [Read more...]

Londonist Out Loud: A Podcast About London, 2 May 2014

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Londonist Out Loud a podcast about London news, views, and oddities from London, UK. Londonist Out Loud is presented and produced by N Quentin Woolf. (free on iTunes/www.londonist.com/Stitcher) Welcome to the latest episode of Londonist Out … [Read more...]

British Travels: The Biggest Disasters From Our Monthlong Trip to Britain For Your Amusement and Education

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As many of our followers know, we spent a month in Britain from mid-December 2013 to mid-January. It was a whirlwind trip that was very enjoyable - but it also had a few disasters we thought we’d share. Not everything goes according to plan. Every … [Read more...]