Prehistoric London: history of Britain’s capital before the Romans

Discover Britain’s history before the Romans including hunter-gatherers, stone age, land bridge, English channel 10,000BC, farmers 4000BC, 2000BC Bronze Age, metalworkers, Iron Age, Celtic languages and the first coins. Continue reading Prehistoric London: history of Britain’s capital before the Romans

Modern London

Discover the history of Modern London from the early 20th century where it was the capital of one of the largest empires in history up to the 21st British capital becoming one of the most influential cities on the planet.
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West Hendon Brent reservoir


Discover the Brent Reservoir in west Hendon popularly called the Welsh Harp from the public house called the name which stood nearby until the early 1970s. The reservoir is the only site of special Scientific Interest in Barnet and Brent and hold enough water to fill 3 million baths. It is located at the boundary between the London boroughs of Brent and Barnet only 30 minutes from central London. The Welsh Harp is home to the Hendon Waterside project, a regeneration development set within 170 hectares of beautiful green surroundings.
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Victorian London: 19th century global capital


Discover Victorian London, the 19th century capital of the British Empire and the most important political, financial, and trading  hubs on the planet.  When London became the world’s largest city with its population expanding from 1 million in 1800 to close to 7 million a century later. Continue reading Victorian London: 19th century global capital

Georgian London: rapid growth, Industrial Revolution and British expansion

Discover Georgian London where the British city became the capital of a vast empire importing goods from all over the globe from Indian cashmere to China ceramics.  It was a time of rapid growth, the beginnings of the Industrial Revolution and a time of British expansion throughout the world. Continue reading Georgian London: rapid growth, Industrial Revolution and British expansion

London’s Tudors and Stuarts history

Discover London’s Tudors and Stuarts history , a time of religious conflicts, civil wars and reformation, the age of Queen Elisabeth explorations,  and times of intense political changes with the creation of parliament, Cromwell’s  English republic, the restoration and the glorious revolution
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Medieval London: the rise of the most important city in Europe

Discover Medieval London when Britain’s capital became the largest, wealthiest and most important cities in Europe despite its fair share of diseases, famine, religious controversy and invaders attacks.  A city belonging to craftsmen and merchants producing and selling remarkable handcrafted objects with engraved designs. Continue reading Medieval London: the rise of the most important city in Europe

Roman London: 55BC to 5th Century AD

Discover Britain’s Roman history including Julius Caesar failed invasion in 55BC, Claudius successful invasion in 43AD, clash with Boudicca Iceni,  Hadrian’s wall, the Picts, the 400 year roman occupation, and their legacy including roads, buildings, law and the beggining of Christian communities around 3AD. Continue reading Roman London: 55BC to 5th Century AD

Bedford Square: London’s best preserved set pieces of Georgian architecture


Discover Bedford Square, a lovely garden square in the heart of the Bloomsbury district of the Borough of Camden in London.  It is considered one of the best preserved set pieces of Georgian architecture in London and many of the surrounded houses are grade I listed buildings.  It was built between 1775 and 1783 as an upper middle class residential area and its name comes from the main title of the Russell family, the Dukes of Bedford, who owned much of the land in what is now Bloomsbury. Continue reading Bedford Square: London’s best preserved set pieces of Georgian architecture

Bloomsbury Tavistock Square: home to Gandhi statue and cherry tree

Discover Tavistock Square a public square located in the heart of Bloomsbury within the London Borough of Camden.  A statue of Mahatma Gandhi, sculpted by Fredda Brilliant and installed in 1968 is the gardens centre-piece.  Tavistock Square was originally developed on the estate owned by the Dukes of Bedford in the 1820s.  It is also home to a fabulous cherry tree planted in 1967 in memory of Hiroshima victims. Continue reading Bloomsbury Tavistock Square: home to Gandhi statue and cherry tree

Sopot Molo: Europe’s longest wooden pier

Discover the Sopot Pier known as Molo, considered the longest wooden pier in Europe with 511.5 meters.  It was  first built in 1827 as a pleasure pier stretching from the middle of the popular Sopot beach and Spa Square on one end, way into the marina and Baltic sea to the other end.  The pier is one of Sopot’s most visited tourist attractions but also serves as a mooring point for cruise boats and water taxis. Continue reading Sopot Molo: Europe’s longest wooden pier

Sopot: Molo, Lighthouse, Monte Cassino and the Crooked House

Discover Sopot, a charming seaside town famous for being a major health-spa resort destination.  Part of the Tricity (Trójmiasto) with nearby Gdansk to the south and Gdynia to the north, it is located in the northern part of Poland, within the Pomerian voivodeship on the southern coast of the Baltic Sea.   Continue reading Sopot: Molo, Lighthouse, Monte Cassino and the Crooked House

Gdansk Old Town by night

Discover Gdansk Old Town by night, sometimes referred to by its German name Danzig, a strategic and highly influential port for nearly a thousand years.  What was once the stronghold of the Teutonic Knights and an influential city within the Hanseatic League during the Middle Ages has become northern Poland largest city and capital of the Pomeranian Voivodeship.  It gain notoriety in the 70s and 80’s when it became the heart of political upheavals against communism and  the Monument to the Fallen Shipyard Workers on the Plac Solidarności visibly commemorate victims of the ancient regime. Continue reading Gdansk Old Town by night

Hel Peninsula Northern Poland

Discover Hel Peninsula, a 35-km-long sand bar peninsula in the Northern part of Poland home to the sea resorts of Chałupy, Jastarnia, Jurata and Hel.  It is located some 50 kilometres north of the Tricity it is one of the most visited Baltic destinations especially during the summer months where it is an ideal place for camping and enjoying various water sports including kite surfing.
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Best of the Maldives

Discover the Maldives island nation in the Indian Ocean, the only remaining Paradise on Earth, ideal for sunbathing, snorkelling, diving and other water sports.  Known as the Sunny Side of life, Maldives is really one of the most beautiful place on the planets will it be because of its breathtaking beaches, turquoise water or incredible underwater kingdom filled with sharks, turtles and a variety of other colourful tropical sea life.

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Trans Maldivian Airways: Paradise Air Taxi

Discover the Trans Maldivian Airways (TMA), the best way to get to your piece of paradise in the Maldives.  TMA is a private airline in the Maldives operating out of the Ibrahim Nasir International Airport in Male, the Maldives biggest city and capital. Being the World’s largest seaplane fleet, it provides seaplane transfer services to a large number of tourist resorts.
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Kuredu Resort: Maldives’s Top Destination (Lhaviyani Atoll)

Discover one of the most popular and top rated destinations of the Maldives, the Kuredu Resort & Spa, offering an excellent choice of accommodation and facilities to match. Home to some of the world’s most pristine beaches and often referred to as the only truly remaining Paradise on Earth, it is ideal for sunbathing, snorkelling, diving and enjoying the wild live both on the land and under water.
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Maldives Beach: white sand and azure waters


Discover one of the world’s most pristine beaches in the island nation of the Maldives in the Indian Ocean.  Often referred to as the only truly remaining Paradise on Earth, it is ideal for sunbathing, snorkelling, diving and enjoying the wild live both on the land and under water.  Known as the Sunny Side of life, Maldives is really one of the most beautiful place on the planets will it be because of its breathtaking beaches, turquoise water or incredible underwater kingdom filled with sharks, turtles and a variety of other colourful tropical sea life.
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Maldives: swimming with Manta rays

Discover the Maldives Manta Rays or Manta birostris ray who live in the open water of tropical oceans or close to coral reefs. It feeds on tiny plankton organisms, krill and small fishes and can go up 5 meter in size, making it the biggest type of rays . Manta females give birth to 1 to 2 young after a 13 months gestation period and pregnant females have been seen jumping out of the sea spectacularly while giving birth to their young!

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  1. Maldives: swimming with Manta rays
  2. Live in the open water of tropical oceans
  3. Often close to coral reefs
  4. Can go up 5 meter in size, making it the biggest type of rays.
  5. Feeds on tiny plankton organisms, krill and small fishes.

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Maldives Underwater Kingdom: colourful tropical sea life

Discover the Maldives underwater kingdom, a snorkelling and diving paradise with astonishingly clear azure water and an abundance of tropical seal life including turtles, Blacktip Reef Sharks, Oriental Sweetlip, the Ribboned sweetlips and the Orange Spine Unicorn Fish.

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Maldives: Swimming with Blacktip Reef Sharks


Discover the Blacktip reef shark from the shallow inshore waters of the Maldives, easily identified by the prominent black tips on its fins.  The Blacktip reef shark or Carcharhinus melanopterus is a species of requiem shark, in the family of Carcharhinidae,  among the most abundant sharks inhabiting the tropical coral reefs of the Indian and Pacific Oceans.  This species typically attains a length of 1.6 m (5.2 ft).
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Gdynia: Baltic sea port & Experyment Science Center

Discover Gdynia, home to the Baltic’s sea biggest port, founded in 1926.  Located within the Kashubia region in Eastern Pomerania, Gdynia is Part of the Tricity with neighbouring Gdansk and Sopot, and considered one of the most visited sea resort town in the region

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  1. One of the most visited sea resort town in the region
  2. Located in Kashubia in Eastern Pomerania
  3. Part of the Tricity with neighbouring Gdansk and Sopot
  4. Gdynia port: Founded in 1926 and one of the Baltic’s Sea biggest ports
  5. Experyment: Gdynia’s Science Centre

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Maldives: Swimming with turtles


Discover the Maldives hawksbill sea turtle or  Eretmochelys imbricata, a a critically endangered species part of the Cheloniidae family.  Its appearance is similar to that of other marine turtles with a flattened body shape, a protective carapace, and flipper-like arms, adapted for swimming in the open ocean.
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Underwater Maldives: diving paradise

Discover underwater Maldives, a snorkelling and diving paradise with astonishingly clear azure water and an abundance of tropical seal life including turtles, Blacktip Reef Sharks, Oriental Sweetlip, the Ribboned sweetlips and the Orange Spine Unicorn Fish.

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Maldives: Paradise on Earth

Discover the Maldives island nation in the Indian Ocean, the only remaining Paradise on Earth, ideal for sunbathing, snorkelling, diving and other water sports.  Known as the Sunny Side of life, Maldives is really one of the most beautiful place on the planets will it be because of its breathtaking beaches, turquoise water or incredible underwater kingdom filled with sharks, turtles and a variety of other colourful tropical sea life.

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Gdansk Industrial City (Monument to the Fallen Shipyard Workers)

Discover Gdansk the Industrial City, sometimes referred to by its German name Danzig, a strategic and highly influential port for nearly a thousand years.  What was once the stronghold of the Teutonic Knights and an influential city within the Hanseatic League during the Middle Ages has become northern Poland largest city and capital of the Pomeranian Voivodeship.  It gain notoriety in the 70s and 80’s when it became the heart of political upheavals against the communist regime and  the Monument to the Fallen Shipyard Workers on the Plac Solidarności visibly commemorate victims of the ancient regime.

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Écusson by night: Montpellier’s Historical centre

Discover Montpellier’s Historical centre, also known as the Écusson district home to over a thousand years of history within its labyrinth of typical medieval streets.  It is home to a variety of sights including the Place de la Comédie at its heart, the Cathédrale Saint-Pierre and a variety of Historical Hotels and private mansions.  The vast majority of the buildings in this historic centre have medieval roots and were modified between the 16th and the 18th centuries.

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Çeşme beach sequence shot


Discover Çeşme beach sequence shot one of the most beautiful coasts within the Aegean coast on the extreme western tip of Turkey.  Popular holiday destination with celebrities and well known for its luxury resorts, spas and one of Turkey’s most amazing beach.

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Rue du Plan d’Agde : Bohemian Montpellier by Night

Discover Rue du Plan d’Agde one of the most animated streets in the heart of the Écusson,  Montpellier historic district.  It is filled with a variety of cafes, bars and restaurants including the charming and unique Bouchon St Roch at the corner of the Rue du Petit Saint Jean.  The street ends on the beautiful Église Saint Roch and its facing St Roch Trompes l’Oeil mural painting.

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Le Bouchon St Roch: Montpellier restaurant

Discover Le Bouchon St Roch, a very unique restaurant in the heart of Montpellier Historical Center.  Located on the corner of the pedestrian and very vibrant Rue du Plan d’Agde packed with its varieties of bars and restaurants and the rue du Petit St Jean, only a stone’s throw away from the beautiful St Roch church.  This remarkable restaurant is well known for its indoor French decorations, very friendly staff and its large terrace at the front.

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Place de la Comédie: Montpellier’s central square

Discover la Place de la Comédie, Montpellier’s central square and most famous rendez vous point.  Located at the heart of historical district, only 200 meter north of the railway station, it was built on the location city’s fortifications and has become today the hub of Montpellier’s activities.  It is indeed one of the most vibrant destinations of the city packed with restaurants, cafes, bars and street artists.  It is home to the Opéra national de Montpellier on one side, the Fontaine des Trois Grâces at its heart and the Esplanade green space on the other side.
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Pamukkale: Turkey’s most impressive natural sight

Discover Pamukkale, Turkey’s most impressive natural sight composed of terraces of carbonate minerals and hot springs known as Travertines.  Located within the Denizli Province, in the River Menderes valley it has become one of the most visited destination in south-western Turkey.
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Montpellier: most seductive city in the South of France

Montpellier located on Mediterranean Sea coast is one of the most charming and seductive cities in the South of France.  It is the elegant capital of the Languedoc-Roussillon region, the Hérault department and the third-largest French city on the Mediterranean coast after Marseille and Nice.  It is considered the fastest growing city in the country over the past 25 years, filled with culture with a selection of museums, a young dynamism with numerous universities and world-class architecture including over a dozen of very stylish private mansions and Historical Hotels. Even its tramways designed by Christian Lacroix as moving tableaux are often considered as the sexiest of the world.

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Alaçati: aegean town in western Turkey

Discover Alaçati, a charming Aegean town renowned for its  windmills, architecture and vineyards.  Located on the western coast of the İzmir Province, next to the sea-side resort town of Çeşme.  It is considered one of the most authentic towns in western Turkey with its pedestrian narrow streets filled with stone houses, boutique hotels and Mediterranean restaurants.  It is also famous for its nightlife with plenty of places opened until the morning.
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Çeşme: Beautiful Turkish sea-side resort town


Discover Çeşme one of the most beautiful sea-side resort town within the Aegean coast on the extreme western tip of Turkey.  Popular holiday destination with celebrities and well known for its luxury resorts, spas and one of Turkey’s most amazing beach.
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British Museum: world’s second most visited museum

The British Museum is the second most visited museum in the world with more than 5.5 millions of visitors a year, just after the Louvre in Paris.  It has an enormous collection of over seven million objects originating from all continents.  It is a museum of history and culture which mission it  to document and illustrate the story of human culture from its beginning to the present.  Some of the key highlights of the British Museum include the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures and Ancient Egypt mummies.  The museum is free but special exhibitions require tickets.
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British Library: United Kingdom national library

Discover the British Library, the United Kingdom national library home to over 150 million items from all over the world with historical manuscripts dating back as far as 2000 BC.  It is considered the world’s second largest library, right after the American Library of Congress.

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  1. United Kingdom national library
  2. World’s second largest library
  3. Home to over 150 million items
  4. Historical manuscripts dating back as far as 2000 BC

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Dollis Valley Greenwalk: 16 km long footpath in North London

Discover the Dollis Valley Greenwalk, an amazing 10 miles (16 km) long footpath in North London.  Located in the Borough of Barnet it connects Hampstead Heath to the Mount Nature Reserve in Mill Hill and.

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Camden Canals: North London 13km canal network

Discover the Stables Market part of the Camden Market in North London Camden Town. It is located in the former Pickfords stables and Grade II listed horse hospital, where numerous stalls and shops set in the large arches in railway viaducts.

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Camden Stables Market: part of North LondonCamden Market


Discover the Stables Market part of the Camden Market in North London Camden Town. It is located in the former Pickfords stables and Grade II listedhorse hospital, where numerous stalls and shops set in the large arches in railway viaducts.

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West Heath: Beautiful forest part of North London’s Hampstead Heath

Discover West Heath, a beautiful green space in North London part of the famous Hampstead HeathPark.  It is adjoining theGolders Hill Park to the North and Sandy Heath to the East, and strategically located between the tube station of Hampstead and Golders Green on the Northern Line.  It has an amazing duck pond at its heart and is the perfect place for nature lover.

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Hampstead Heath Extension Park: North London beautiful green space


Discover Hampstead Heath Extension, a beautiful green space in North London part of the famous Hampstead Heath Park.  It is adjoining Sandy Heath to the South, and located between the tube station of Golders Green to the west and the Hampstead Golf Course to the east.  It offers a variety of sports pitches and a small forest on the southern End.

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Budapest Fisherman’s Bastion: neo-Gothic terrace

Discover Budapest’s Fisherman’s Bastion located on the Buda Castle hill next to the Matthias Church, a unique neo-Gothic and neo-Romanesque terrace offering spectacular views over Budapest.

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  1. Fisherman’s Bastion
  2. A neo-Gothic terrace on the Buda Castle hill
  3. Built in the 19th century to serve as a lookout tower
  4. With 7 turrets representing the original 7 Hungarian tribes

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Budapest Fisherman’s Bastion Sequence Shot

Discover Budapest Danube River at sunset with some of the Hungary Capital top landmarks including the Buda Castle and hill, the Hungarian Parliament building, the Fisherman’s Bastion and the grandiose Széchenyi Chain Bridge.

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Budapest Danube River at sunset

Discover Budapest Danube River at sunset with some of the Hungary Capital top landmarks including the Buda Castle and hill, the Hungarian Parliament building, the Fisherman’s Bastion and the grandiose Széchenyi Chain Bridge.

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Budapest’s St. Stephen’s Basilica

Discover Budapest’s St. Stephen’s Basilica, a grandiose Roman Catholic Church located at the end of the Zrínyi Pedestrian Street.  It was named in honour of the first King of Hungary and is considered one of the largest church buildings in Hungary.

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  1. Stephen’s Basilica
  2. One of Budapest’s most iconic landmarks
  3. Located at the end of the Zrínyi Pedestrian Street
  4. Grandiose Roman Catholic Church
  5. Named in honour of the first King of Hungary
  6. One of the largest church buildings inHungary

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Széchenyi Chain Bridge: Budapest’s most iconic bridge

Discover the Széchenyi Chain Bridge, one of Budapest’s most recognisable sights, spanning across the River Danube between the western Buda and eastern Pest.

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  1. Széchenyi Chain Bridge
  2. Budapest’s most iconic bridge
  3. Suspension bridge connecting western Buda to eastern Pest
  4. Designed by English engineer William Tierney Clark
  5. Opened in 1849and considered one of the world’s engineering wonders
  6. First permanent bridge across the Danube

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Budapest Parliament on the Danube

Discover the Hungarian Parliament building on the Danube River at sunset, one of Budapest’s most iconic landmarks.

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  1. Hungarian Parliament Building
  2. One of the most iconic landmarks of Budapest
  3. Official seat of the National Assembly of Hungary
  4. One of Europe’s oldest legislative buildings

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Gellért Thermal Bath: Budapest’s most famous hot spring spa

Gellért Thermal Bath is one of the Budapest’s most famous Bath complexes with a Swimming Pool and many hot water pools with temperature up to 40 °C.  It is part of the famous Hotel Gellért on the Buda side of the city.

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  1. Gellért Thermal Bath
  2. Budapest’s famous natural hot spring Bath complex
  3. One of Europe’s most iconic thermal spa baths
  4. With swimming pool, wave pool and spa treatments
  5. Offer a great relaxation and entertainment all year round
  6. Part of the famous Hotel Gellért
  7. Located next to the Gellért Hill on the Buda side of the city
  8. Large Swimming Pool(water temperature 26° C)
  9. Central Thermal Pool (water temperature 36° C)
  10. Side Thermal Pool (water temperature 40° C)
  11. Steam baths and immersion pool (water temperature 19° C)

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Best of Budapest: Hungary’s capital top sights

Discover Budapest’s top sights including the Buda Castle and hill, the Hungarian Parliament building and the Danube river, the Zrinyi pedestrian street and the St Stephen basilica, the grandiose Széchenyi Chain Bridge, the Fisherman’s Bastion and the Matthias Church, the Széchenyi Thermal Bath and the Vajdahunyad Castle in the VárosligetCity Park, the Szepmuveszeti Muzeum and the Heroes’ Square, the famous Andrássy Avenue and the House of Terror museum, the Dohány Street Synagogue, the Hungarikum Bisztro and the Dob3 bar.

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Budapest by night: Buda Castle, Parliament & Chain Bridge

Discover Budapest by night with some of the Hungarian Capital key landmarks including the Buda Castle and hill, Hungarian Parliament building and the Danube river, the Zrinyi pedestrian street, the St Stephen basilica and the grandiose Széchenyi Chain Bridge.

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St-Pancras International: world’s most wonderful railway station

Discover St-Pancras International, considered one of the world’s most wonderful railway stations.  It is Located on Euston Road in the London Borough of Camden, between the British Library and King’s Cross station . The station is situated within a Grade I listed building and is widely known for its Victorian architecture.  It was originally opened in 1868 by the Midland Railway, and had at that time the world’s largest single-span roof.  It later escaped planned demolition in the 1960s and was renovated and expanded during the 2000s at a cost of £800 million s.  Once connecting London with the East Midlands and Yorkshire, it is today linking the capital with the North and South-East of England, as well as a connection with Paris since 2007 via Eurostar.  The St-Pancras International station is home to 15 platforms, a shopping centre, a bus station and to the St. Pancras Renaissance London Hotel, which opened in 2011.

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Hyde Park: London’s most famous Royal Park

Hyde Park, part of the Royal Parks, is one of the largest and most famous parks in central London.  It is divided in two by the Serpentine Lake and the western extension of the Kensington Gardens is often considered part of the park, although technically separate since 1728.

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  1. Part of the Royal Parks
  2. Largest park in central London
  3. Was the site of the Great Exhibition of 1851

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Royal Albert Hall: London’s most famous concert hall

The Royal Albert Hall is the impressive concert hall located south of the Kensington Gardens opposite the Albert Memorial.  It hosts a variety of performances each year from ballet and opera to rock concerts.  It is perhaps best known for being home to the annual summer Proms concerts.

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  1. One of London’s most impressive concert halls
  2. Located south of the Kensington Gardens
  3. Renown for hosting annual summer BBC Proms concerts

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Royal College of Music: London’s best known conservatoire

The Royal College of Music is South Kensington well known conservatoire situated between the Royal Albert Hall and the Imperial College.  It was founded by Royal Charter in 1882, with its first director being Sir George Grove and followed by Sir Hubert Parry.

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  1. Well known London conservatoire
  2. Located in South Kensington next to the Royal Albert Hall
  3. Founded by Royal Charter in 1882

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Exhibition Road: London’s cultural heartland

Discover Exhibition road in South Kensington, considered London’s cultural heartland being home to the National History Museum, the Science Museum and Victoria & Albert Museum.  It is also the location of various higher education institutions such as the Imperial College London, the Pepperdine and Jagiellonian University Abroad. Its name comes from the 1851 Great Exhibition held in nearby Hyde Park at the northern end of the road.

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  1. London’s cultural heartland in South Kensington
  2. Home to the National History Museum
  3. Home to the Science Museum
  4. Home to the Victoria & Albert Museum
  5. Home to the Imperial College London