Tag: london

  • Unpopular opinion: London sucks

    Unpopular opinion: London sucks

    London is one of the first cities people visit in continental Europe, but England’s capital is not all it’s cracked up to be. Visiting London can be expensive, and the chaos in the streets makes it more of an unpleasant hassle than its reputation suggests. Simply put, London sucks. Here are just a few of…

  • LGBT-friendly travel: The best cities in the world to be queer

    LGBT-friendly travel: The best cities in the world to be queer

    There are a lot of countries around the world where being gay is widely accepted. But there are only some cities that feel like a year-round pride parade. These cities are progressive, fun, and great for couples or singles looking to immerse themselves in the local gay culture. Here are the best destinations for LGBT-friendly…

  • Travel rewind: My first time traveling abroad

    Travel rewind: My first time traveling abroad

    Everyone’s gotta start somewhere. Before I became an internet authority on travel, I got my traveling start on a two-week trip around Europe. I had just graduated from grad school and in lieu of attending my own graduation, my best friend Lauren and I valiantly set off on a European adventure. Looking back on it…

  • Day trips from London

    Day trips from London

    Though I can’t imagine why you’d be in any hurry to leave London, there’s a lot to do outside the city in places where you might not otherwise want to spend the night. If you’re using the city as a home base, there are several interesting half-day and full-day trips from London that are worth…

  • The grand tour of Westminster Abbey

    The grand tour of Westminster Abbey

    Westminster Abbey is one of the most iconic churches in the world, certainly in England. It’s been the site of sixteen royal weddings, all the British coronations, and it’s the final resting place of scores of notable kings, queens, military heroes, and writers. A tour of Westminster Abbey is as awe-inspiring as it is informative.…

  • Camden Market: London’s best and biggest shitshow

    Camden Market: London’s best and biggest shitshow

    Good markets bring people out in droves, but none are quite as over-the-top as London’s Camden Market. Open daily until about sundown, the markets are bursting with people eating, drinking and shopping, especially on the weekend. What is Camden Market exactly? To call this a “market,” simply doesn’t do it justice. In actuality, the area…