Mayflower Steps - Plymouth Barbican, from where the Pilgrim Fathers left for the New World

Mayflower Steps - Plymouth Barbican this dock is where the original Pilgrims left from.

Exterior of the New Parliament Building, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (Act), Australia

Exterior of the New Parliament Building, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (Act), Australia

The monumental Victoria Station (now Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, used by three million passengers a day)

Searching for Rudyard Kipling’s Shere Khan in the heart of India's forests

Dea Birkett travelled from bustling Mumbai to Pench National Park in India where she hoped to track down the elusive royal Bengal tiger, depicted as Shere Khan in Rudyard Kipling’s Jungle Book.

Banksy, ‘Wrong War. Pax Britannica - A Hellish Peace.’, 2004

Banksy, ‘Wrong War. Pax Britannica - A Hellish Peace.’, 2004

This is one of my favourite maps of London  - and I have a whole book full of…

The Antiquarium - Antique Print & Map Gallery - John Strype - London Copperplate engraving

Heaven's Command: An Imperial Progess (Pax Britannica):   The Pax Britannica trilogy is Jan Morris’s masterly telling of the British Empire from the accession of Queen Victoria to the death of Winston Churchill. It is a towering achievement: informative, accessible, entertaining and written with all her usual bravura. Heaven’s Command, the first volume, takes us from the crowning of Queen Victoria in 1837 to the Diamond Jubilee in 1897, moving effortlessly across the Empire, from the s...

Heaven's Command: An Imperial Progess (Pax Britannica): The Pax Britannica trilogy is Jan Morris’s masterly telling of the British Empire from the accession of Queen Victoria to the death of Winston Churchill. It is a towering achievement: informative, accessible, entertaining and written with all her usual bravura. Heaven’s Command, the first volume, takes us from the crowning of Queen Victoria in 1837 to the Diamond Jubilee in 1897, moving effortlessly across the Empire, from the s...

Wrong War. Pax Britannica - A Hellish Peace.

Wrong War. Pax Britannica - A Hellish Peace.

The Angel Hotel, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Literature Buffs, here's one for you. The Angel Hotel, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk--Charles Dickens stayed here and mentioned it in the Pickwick Papers

A closer look at the Governor's Palace in Williamsburg, where the wounded were hospitalized after Yorktown.

Colonial Williamsburg, VA, may be the ultimate kid-friendly destination, combining indoor and outdoor activities with exciting history, hands-on who doesn't love to dress up in costumes? (From: 12 Best Kid-Friendly Destinations)

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