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What’s Happening This September in London

The big event happening in London during September is The Rugby World Cup games. London will host several games at three different venues, The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, The Twickenham Stadium, and Wembley Stadium. The Stadium at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park will host its very first rugby match, while also … Continue reading

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The Rugby World Cup 2015 is coming to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park!

Built for the 2012 Summer Olympics and the 2012 Summer Paralympics, the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is situated north of London City, near Stratford. The park was originally named the Olympic Park, but was then renamed as the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II. … Continue reading

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Stay Healthy and Energized Next Time You Travel

Traveling can definitely take its toll on your mind and body. However, here are a few tips and tricks to keep yourself feeling refreshed and energized during your trip. Let’s Start with Traveling on an Airplane. Possibly one of the most stressful parts of traveling, sometimes flying to your destination … Continue reading

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Speak Your Mind at Speaker’s Corner

Located in the northeast corner of Hyde Park is the “Speaker’s Corner.” It is an area where open-air public speaking, debates, and discussion are allowed. The location in Hyde Park is the original Speaker’s Corner and is the most famous location for free speech in the world. The corner symbolizes … Continue reading

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The London Eye: the heart of London

Located on the South Bank of the River Thames in London, the London Eye is a giant Ferris wheel. Also known as the Millennium Wheel, the official name was originally given by British Airways, however it is now been branded as the Coca-Cola London Eye. It was opened by Tony … Continue reading

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The Fourth Plinth

Trafalgar Square is visually a historical setting with the iconic Nelson’s Column in the center. However, amongst all this Victorian architecture lies a contemporary art piece on top of the Fourth Plinth. Located in the west corner of the Square, this Fourth Plinth has been a pedestal for some of … Continue reading

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The London Underwriting Centre and Mincing Lane

One of London’s most familiar city landmarks, The London Underwriting Centre is located at Minster Court and is the centre for the world’s leading insurance and reinsurance companies. Opening in 1993, the building was commissioned as an international market building and accommodates multiple companies, as well as the International Underwriting … Continue reading

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“The Onion” or London City Hall

For its first two years, the Greater London Authority was based at Romney House on Marsham Street in Westminster. Now, located in the Norman Foster building near Tower Bridge, City hall is where the mayor’s team works and implements policies. Some parts of the building are open to the public, … Continue reading

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Discover the Prince Albert Memorial

Originally used by the monks of Westminster Abbey, Kensington Gardens was once banned to the public during the 18 century. Today this park is open to everyone, from formally dressed horse-riders to partially naked sunbathers. Being centrally located in London, the gardens throw many free events, including concerts, workshops, and … Continue reading

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The Revolving Artworks of Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth

Trafalgar Square is visually a historical setting with the iconic Nelson’s Column in the center. However, amongst all this Victorian architecture lies a contemporary art piece on top of the Fourth Plinth. Located in the west corner of the Square, this Fourth Plinth has been a pedestal for some of … Continue reading

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