The Ugly Duchess: Beauty and Satire in the Renaissance is a free exhibition at the National Gallery. Open from 16 March to 11 June 2023, it sheds new light on Quinten Massys's An Old Woman (about 1513). Quinten Massys Also known as Metsys, Quinten Massys (1465/6–1530) was born in the university town of Leuven in Belgium. He was documented by 1491 as a master craftsman … [Read more...] about The Ugly Duchess: Beauty and Satire in the Renaissance at the National Gallery
London FAQ’s: How Much To Save for a Trip to London for 2 Weeks?
Dear Anglotopia: I'm a 21 year old from Chicago and I've been saving to visit London for a while now. It would be my first time there and I would be going by myself for about 2 weeks. I wasn't sure of how much to save first off, where to stay for cheap, and if it's safe for a girl to travel alone? Any other info would be wonderful :) I look forward to hearing back from … [Read more...] about London FAQ’s: How Much To Save for a Trip to London for 2 Weeks?
Top 10 Freebies in London for the Discerning Tourist
By Andrea Kirkby London has many free attractions. But which are the best? That will always be a personal decision, but here is my top ten. Not just because they're free but also because I happen to like them. And I mean really a lot! The Soane Museum. I'm sorry to go on about it, but this wonderful museum is absolutely the best thing you can get for nothing in London. … [Read more...] about Top 10 Freebies in London for the Discerning Tourist
London Tips: How to Find the Cheapest Airfares to London – Guide to Booking the Most Affordable Plane Ticket to London
We get this question on a daily basis, so we thought it would be a good idea to put together a nice long post on the best ways to get cheap airfare to London. Traveling to London from the USA is an expensive trek, not matter what class you travel. But there are things you can do to get a cheap ticket to London from the USA. Depending on what major airline gateway city … [Read more...] about London Tips: How to Find the Cheapest Airfares to London – Guide to Booking the Most Affordable Plane Ticket to London
London Alert: Free WiFi in Central London for the rest of 2011
Our friends at the Visit Britain Super Blog are reporting that Nokia is offering free WiFi to anyone in central London for the rest of the year. From Visit Britain: This month, Nokia launched a free Wi-Fi trial service in London with 26 hotspots available across the capital. The free Wi-Fi is currently located around big tourist hotspots including Oxford Street and the West … [Read more...] about London Alert: Free WiFi in Central London for the rest of 2011
Tune Hotels to Open Second Budget Hotel in London
Tune Hotels is to open its second UK budget hotel in January. The new Tune hotel, with 183 en-suite bedrooms, will be near Liverpool Street station in London. Each room has a bed and hot shower as the basic. Guests can then pay for extras such as a towel, shampoo, shower gel, soap, entertainment packages and internet access. The bedrooms comprise 100 double-bedded with a … [Read more...] about Tune Hotels to Open Second Budget Hotel in London