Notting Hill kicks off carnival of color

Aug 31, 2015

Notting Hill kicks off carnival of color

London’s Notting Hill Carnival kicked off with a riot of color despite gray skies on Sunday, in a celebration of Caribbean culture reputed as Europe’s biggest street party. Performers on stilts and wearing bright pink wigs, and dancers in feathered headdresses and rainbow outfits ...

London's Bloomsbury has an academic air

Aug 22, 2015

London's Bloomsbury has an academic air

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Many visitors to London know Bloomsbury as a neighborhood of books, B&Bs and the British Museum. But it’s also a district of elegant architecture, hidden parks and upscale boutiques that’s a pleasure to explore on foot. Much of the area was developed during the ...

London's commuters make do as strike shuts subway system

Jul 10, 2015

London's commuters make do as strike shuts subway system

Thursday’s transportation choices in London were: take a hike, ride a bike, try to find a bus you like. Millions of commuters jammed buses, rented bicycles or simply walked for miles to and from work as a 24-hour strike shut down the British capital’s ...