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”

My First Transatlantic Crossing, on the Queen Mary 2

I’m very excited about my first transatlantic crossing on the QM2, a Cunard luxury ocean liner, departing Tuesday, August 28 and returning Tuesday, September 4. The legendary Cunard, which has been operating since 1840, boasts a small flotilla of ships fit for, well, a Queen:  Its fleet  also includes the Queen Elizabeth and the QueenContinue reading “My First Transatlantic Crossing, on the Queen Mary 2”

London is Calling. Well, Specifically the Queen of England

Between the Summer Olympics, July 27-August 12, 2012 and the Paraylmpics, August 29-September 9, following that, London will be busy later this year. Add in WorldPride (combined with EuroPride), June 23-July 8, 2012, and the calendar gets even more full. Now factor in Queen Elizabeth II’s Jubilee in early June celebratig 60 years on the throne andContinue reading “London is Calling. Well, Specifically the Queen of England”

London: 2012 Is High Time To Visit

The Summer Olympics taking place in London July 27 through August 12, 2012 is of course the big story coming out of jolly old England. And that will definitely be the ticket to get . Start planning as early as possible. Airfare may climb sky high, so to speak, and hotel room mates will soar.Continue reading “London: 2012 Is High Time To Visit”

LONDON’S SUMMER HEATS UP WITH LOVEBOX

By John O’Ceallaigh; above Lovebox 2010 After a gruelling winter it’s been a long time coming, but the Great British summer is finally here! Unsurprisingly this is also when the English festival circuit kicks things off, but the prospect of washed-out weekends spent cowering under canopies still threatens to scupper festivalgoers’ plans. Except at London’sLovebox,Continue reading “LONDON’S SUMMER HEATS UP WITH LOVEBOX”

Britain is Officially Gay

VisitBritain has launched a new LGBT travel website, http://www.visitbritain.com/rainbow, that provides ideas for LGBT themed activities to do in Britain. The site has itineraries for cities including London, Manchester, Brighton, Cardiff, and Edinburgh, that showcase both cool and unique things to do, such as, top tourist attractions, shows, restaurants, pride festivals, accommodations and much more.Continue reading “Britain is Officially Gay”

Suite Dreams: Four Seasons London at Park lane

Toronto-based Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts turns 50 this year and what better way to celebrate that milestone than with some ‘work.’ The Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane, which originally opened over 40 years ago as the Inn on the Park was the brand’s first European Property, which benefited from a major re-doContinue reading “Suite Dreams: Four Seasons London at Park lane”

Bears in the United Kingdom

Move over Buckingham Palace, Britain is promoting a slew of unusual attractions and events targeting gay bears and their admirers. From a press release by VisitBritain, the nation’s official tourism authority, ” Hirsute and cuddly critters of all ages will find a wealth of holiday experiences to satisfy their particular appetites, alongside the traditional appealsContinue reading “Bears in the United Kingdom”