The Secret City of London...
How much do you really know about the ancient city of London? No , not about London, but about the secret, smaller city of London, located in the center of London as we know it and having its own mayor, its own rules, its own budget and taxes etc.
London Is A City of Many Secrets...
London. Is there a city more famous? There have been settlements in the area of London for more than 6000 years, according to archeologists, and its own historic roots are stuck deep within the soil of history.
The Foggiest Era of London In Remarkable Photography
In the first half of the 20th century, London was covered in almost constant “fog” until 1956, when the Clean Air Act was implemented, but the fatalities from the Great Smog in 1952, when the smog was at its highest, are said to have reached 12,000.
These London Buildings Are But an Empty Facade, But Why?
Leinster Gardens in London is a beautiful historical street, lined neatly with white Victorian houses. But it’s no ordinary street, as two of its seemingly normal houses, 23 and 24, aren’t real, they are just empty facades, in the most literal sense of this word. Why is that so?
Rare Video: 1927 London in Color!
London was the final stop in a marathon journey around Britain filmed as a series of cinema travelogues.
These Sculptures Depict London in a Different Form
The theme was for them to create stunning paper sculptures of London landmarks! In their list of rules, the artists had to use the G.F. Smith's signature range of papers, Colorplan. And each sculpture had to sit on a stack of Colorplan paper measuring 42cmx42cm.
Window into the Past: See Today's London as it Was in 1927
London is one of the world's premier cities - and it has been for a long time. But how much has it changed in the last century? This unique video combines footage of London from 1924 with how it looks today.
Take a Walk Through London's Colorful, Flowery Streets
While London may see grey days for most of the year, Mother Nature, as you're about to see, continues to thrive. London has a lot of parks to offer, but alongside the greenery, London is adorned with stunning flowers, making its public spaces truly wonderful to walk through.
WATCH: See the Inner Workings of London's Big Ben
This next, informative video will detail the inner workings of the most celebrated of clocks: Discover How Big Ben Is So Accurate In This Video clock, video, design, youtube, icon, London, watch, big ben, tower, accuracy, landmark, cultural Big Ben is probably the world's most famous clock tower, having
100 Years of Change: How Old London Compares With the New
London's origins can be traced back thousands of years, but only the past 100 years of the city's history are documented on film. In fact, this is the first video ever taken of this wondrous city. See the amazing comparison, side by side, between the early 20th and the early 21st century!
Joke: The Blondes Visit London
Two bowling teams, one of all Blondes and one of all Brunettes, charter a double-decker bus for a weekend bowling tournament in London. The Brunette team rides on the bottom of the bus. The Blonde team rides on the top level.
Fascinating Doors of London! The Beauty is Remarkable
Bella Foxwell is a photographer who has been capturing the beauty of London's doors , which most people would rarely ever take any notice of. However, if you had to take a look at her Instagram page, appropriately titled, The Doors of London, you will see a rainbow of quirky facades.
Christmas Comes to the Animals of the London Zoo!
At the world famous London Zoo various animals were given presents for the Christmas season. Although it is clear that they all appreciate the gesture, the different animals had hillarious and adorable reactions upon receiving their Christmas gift.
These Crazy Stunts Were Performed By Trained Professionals
Prepare to be wowed as these 4 athletic extraordinaires make their way from London to the City of Love in the most unique fashion!
Mr. Bean Wants a Picture with One of the Queen's Guard...
Bean is having a nice day out in London and decides that he'd like a souvenir picture with one of the Queen's guards, but he just can't manage to get the composition right... Mr. Bean and the Queen's Guard funny, video, photo, laughter, youtube, baba recommends, queen, London, Mr. Bean, guard Mr.
20 Picturesque Ice Skating Rinks from Around the World
1) Somerset House, London, England source 2) Rockefeller Center, New York City, USA source 3) Ice Skating on the Strip, Las Vegas, USA source 4) Grouse Mountain, Vancouver, BC source 5) Red Square Rink, Moscow, Russia source 6) The Eiffel Tower, Paris, France source 7) Vienna Ice Dream, Austria source
This is How the World's Very First Subway Was Built!
It was the beginning of 1863, and London’s not-yet-opened subway system – the very first of its kind in the world – had the city up in arms. The majority of people thought that the project, which cost more than 100 million dollars in today’s money, would never work. So how did they do it?
9 Destinations That Attract Tourists With Their Dark Past
The Tower of London, Chernobyl, Hiroshima, Pompeii - all these destinations have become popular because of the tragic events that occurred there. The question is, should they be turned into popular tourist destinations? We believe they should, as long as we treat these places with respect.
The Winners of the Gorgeous 2019 RHS Chelsea Flower Show
It is held every year on the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London. The competition allows people to design and display a variety of different floral gardens as well as smaller Urban and Artisan gardens.
The Most Expensive Homes in the World. What Do You Think?
It has also appeared in two Hollywood movies, namely The Godfather and The Bodyguard . 11. 16 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, UK Source and image: www.bloomberg.com Chelsea Football Club owner, Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, purchased building 16 on one of the world’s most expensive residential
Some of the World's Great Cities Had Humble Beginnings...
London Originally called Londinium, London was founded by the Romans in 43AD. The illustration below depicts the very first bridge built over the River Thames. London was the largest port in England by the 11 th Century. The years 1665 and 1666 were terrible for Londoners.
Take These 7 Virtual Tours of Breathtaking Locations
London, England The United Kingdom has been badly hit by the coronavirus outbreak with more than 93,000 cases already and 12,000 deaths at the time of writing. This has affected its most famous city, London, as the entire country remains under lockdown.
The Stunning Wildlife Photography Award Winners Are Here!
The London Natural History Museum has just announced the winners of its 52nd Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards , and the entries they submitted are truly stunning. It wasn’t easy for the judges to make their decision – they had to sift through some 50,000 entries from 95 countries.
FUNNY: Massive Heat Wave Strikes the UK, Brits Respond
Very recently, many European countries experienced an extreme heatwave, with temperatures as high as 37 degrees (98.4°F) being reported in London for the first time in history.