Plan Your Own (Brief) Residency at Buckingham Palace

Elizabeth, the UK’s beloved queen, returned to Buckingham Palace last month as the longest-reigning British monarch. Every August and September, royalty fans worldwide have a unique opportunity to tour the grand public rooms of Buckingham Palace. Soven if you are not invited to one of the queen’s elegant garden parties, you can certainly spend a weekend in London andContinue reading “Plan Your Own (Brief) Residency at Buckingham Palace”

Gay Pride Is Busting Out All Over

Gay Pride is simply bursting around the world as you can see in these photos: Rainbow-wrapped double-decker bus in London (above)  Our very own publisher Billy Kolber on a rainbow bedecked Citi Bike (below top) A gay crosswalk in West Hollywood (below middle) The London Eye bathed in gay lights  (bottom) And just imagine howContinue reading “Gay Pride Is Busting Out All Over”

Where We Eat: A Small, Warm Italian Eatery in East London

On a warm corner of Rivington Street in Shoreditch exists this quaint little Italian eatery called Prelibato Bottega. It’s a small brick interior of just a handful of tables, handmade pastas, and great wine; it is one of London’s best surprises and one we’ve unearthed after many years of traveling across the pond. We coveredContinue reading “Where We Eat: A Small, Warm Italian Eatery in East London”

Where We Sleep: Stumbling Upon London’s Coolest Hotel

This is 40 Winks, a non-conventional hotel (if you can even call it that…) in hip East London that has none of the homogeneity of amenities of a normal accommodation, and all of the wildcard style that makes it on of our favorite hidden gems. The hotel is just two rooms (and one large, shared bathroom) ofContinue reading “Where We Sleep: Stumbling Upon London’s Coolest Hotel”

Correspondent Update: London Food Tour with Eating London

Our peripatetic Global Correspondent Adam Groffman recently visited London, which was our big cover feature in our July/August issue (on Apple’s newsstand now!) Here’s his report on a delicious food tour. This weekend I joined a food tour in London with Eating London. The 3.5 hour walking tour through London’s East End visited 10 different tasting spots. Starting in Old SpitalfieldsContinue reading “Correspondent Update: London Food Tour with Eating London”

ManAboutWorld’s July/August Issue Ready For Download!

ManAboutWorld’s latest issue is ready for download! Open your iPad, tap on ManAboutWorld, go to Library, download and enjoy. Or click here to subscribe and get two months free! This is the very cool cover featuring London. Before hopping across the pond, dive into this issue chock full of insider trip-planning information that will saveContinue reading “ManAboutWorld’s July/August Issue Ready For Download!”

The Curious Case of London Pride

Our man in the field, London resident and ManAboutWorld Global Correspondent Ben Rossignol was disappointed with last year’s Gay Pride celebration in the United Kingdom’s capital city. He’s hoping this year’s (scheduled for June 23 to July 1 with more information at London Pride) improves. In his words: About 3 million LGBT’s call London home, making it Europe’s biggestContinue reading “The Curious Case of London Pride”

Cheers to London’s New Detective Agency-cum-New-Fangled Speakeasy

By Tanya Scholl Looking for a drink in a cool place or do you have a case you need solving? With no Sherlock Holmes to help you, there’s a new spot in London to have a cocktail while solving case. Submit a reservation request to Evans & Peel Detective Agency on 310c Earls Court Road in London,Continue reading “Cheers to London’s New Detective Agency-cum-New-Fangled Speakeasy”