Laura’s London: Buckingham Palace Re-opens for the Summer with new Stunning Queen’s Diamonds Exhibition

The Diamond Diadem, Rundell, Bridge & Rundell, 1820 (Credit: The Royal Collection (c) 2011, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II)

The State Rooms of Buckingham Palace have been open to the public every summer since 1993. What started as a way to pay for the fire damage at Windsor Castle has, thankfully, continued past the cost of those repairs and when the Queen retreats to … [Read more...]

Kensington Palace Opens after Major Renovation – Here’s a Preview of What’s on Display

The Love Room in Victoria Revealed

Editor's Note: Laura Porter from About London got a press preview of the newly renovated Kensington Palace and was kind enough to write up an article for us all about it. The Queen lives at Buckingham Palace so why do we have another palace in … [Read more...]

Top 16 Best Castles in England With Beautiful Pictures – Top English Castles


When I think of England, I think castles. The first thing a lot of people think about England is castles and medieval fortresses. Despite England's fame for castles, there aren't actually that many that have survived intact. I've always dreamed of … [Read more...]