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Radio Guest List-Royal Princess Cruise-August 17, 2013
British Isles / Guest List / Radio Show

Radio Guest List-Royal Princess Cruise-August 17, 2013

The Royal Princess is the newest member of the Princess Cruises fleet, just recently christened by Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cambridge. Broadcasting from the cruise ship in Southampton, Peter… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Give Back, Go Local, Go London
British Isles / Eco Travel / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Give Back, Go Local, Go London

Peter’s antidote to the Prince George fever that’s hit London this summer is to go local. And we don’t just mean hitting the pub. One great option is to volunteer…. Read More…

What to Do on Your Second (or Third!) Trip to London
British Isles / Culture / Destinations / Europe

What to Do on Your Second (or Third!) Trip to London

The Royal baby watch is reaching a fever pitch, so it’s time to take a second look at everything that’s great about traveling to London. There’s more to get excited… Read More…

Travel Tip: Hotels with Great Art Collections
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Travel Tip: Hotels with Great Art Collections

People are always willing to travel to see great art, so why not stay at a hotel that’s practically an art gallery in its own right? Check out the Rosewood… Read More…

How to Be Irish All Year: St. Patrick’s Day Parades & Beyond
British Isles / Cultural Immersion / Festivals / Travel News

How to Be Irish All Year: St. Patrick’s Day Parades & Beyond

St. Patrick’s Day, a holiday that originally paid tribute to the bishop who introduced Christianity to Ireland in the 5th century, has evolved into a celebration of all things Irish…. Read More…

Exploring Ireland’s ‘Wild West’: Galway, Connemara and Inis Mór
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Exploring Ireland’s ‘Wild West’: Galway, Connemara and Inis Mór

Many a visitor heads home from Ireland after sampling the sights—and the Guinness—in Dublin, Kerry and Cork.  Ask the  Irish though and they will tell you not to miss West… Read More…

Travel Tip: The Gathering
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Travel Tip: The Gathering

It’s not often that an entire country gets together to honor its heritage. I’m talking about Ireland, which is celebrating something called The Gathering this year. The idea behind The… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: St. Patrick’s Festival in Dublin
British Isles / Festivals / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: St. Patrick’s Festival in Dublin

Nothing says “Ireland” like St. Patrick’s Day. But instead of just watching the parade, get involved!  Head to Dublin March 14-18 where you can actually volunteer to help out at… Read More…

Image credit: Castle 1 Author 	JB + UK_Planet Permission
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5 Immersive Travel Experiences for Fans of Downton Abbey

Are you tuning into Downton Abbey? If you’re dreaming of walking the grounds of Downton like Mary and Matthew, the UK has real-life ways for fans to let loose your… Read More…

How You Can Travel Back to Downton Abbey: Castles, High Tea & More
British Isles / Cultural Immersion / Europe / Museums / Pop Culture Travel / Videos

How You Can Travel Back to Downton Abbey: Castles, High Tea & More

Season Three of Downton Abbey has started and it’s shaping up to the be the best one yet. If you can’t wait until this Sunday’s episode, check out Alyssa Caverley’s… Read More…

Voluntourism: Excavate Roman Ruins in England
British Isles / Culture / Europe / Museums / Voluntourism

Voluntourism: Excavate Roman Ruins in England

Do as the Romans do…in England! Plan ahead for summer 2013, when you can donate your time to scientific research and excavation of the UK’s Roman heritage along the River… Read More…