Collected by Karyn Locke
Breckenridge, CO 80424, USA
Want to make history fun? Head to the annual Outhouse Races in Breckenridge, Colo. The races are part of the town's annual heritage event, Kingdom Days, which celebrates the area's rich mining history. Free museum tours, a community party (with a...
The Mall, London SW1A 2BJ, UK
If you feel like taking a walk in London, head to the Mall. Built about a century ago as a ceremonial route, the Mall is a wide road stretching east to west from Trafalgar Square and the Admiralty Arch over to Buckingham Palace. The majority of...
Sywell Reservoir, Northampton NN6, UK
England has a good many country parks, it's rather a bit of a thing when one is in a place like Northamptonshire. Sunday activity? A stroll at the park! Nanny needs to take the kids somewhere to get out of the house? Let them play in the grass at...
13A, The Piazza, London WC2E 8HD, UK
... he's going to want another cookie to go with it. If you're at Ben's Cookies, you're in luck. Founded about 30 years ago by an Englishman in Oxfordshire (say that 10 times fast), Ben's Cookies has a handful of locations around the United...
The Pebbles, St Davids, Haverfordwest SA62 6RD, UK
St Davids is a city and community in Pembrokeshire, Wales, in the United Kingdom. It is Britain's smallest city in terms of both size and population, the final resting place of Saint David, the country's patron saint. To be able to take photos at...
Palace of Westminster, Westminster, London SW1A 2PW, UK
The Palace of Westminster is the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Commonly known as the Houses of Parliament after its tenants, the Palace lies on the Middlesex...
6 The Close, Salisbury SP1 2EJ, UK
While in London, I took a day trip to Stonehenge and Bath with a quick stop at the Salisbury Cathedral in Salisbury. The cathedral may have the tallest church spire in United Kingdom, but it is the pillars on both sides of the chapter house that...
Westminster, London SW1A 0AA, UK
It so famous for the giant 13 ton resounding bell that is inside the clock tower that incidentally also gives it its name; Big Ben. A trip to London can hardly be said to be complete without taking pictures near and around the Big Ben; so much so...
Cromwell Rd, Kensington, London SW7 5BD, UK
On its own, the architecture of the Natural History Museum is enough of a reason to walk through its doors one afternoon. The stunning archways and staircases create a grand backdrop to equally impressive exhibits, and you could spend countless...
St Katharine's & Wapping, London EC3N 4AB, UK
Visitors to this turreted riverside castle enter a thousand years of history filled with cultural significance (but go early to avoid lines to see the crown jewels). Tudor fans can view the spot where Anne Boleyn was beheaded and the kinds of...
20 Deans Yd, Westminster, London SW1P 3PA, UK
William and Kate’s wedding brought a 21st-century focus to this 700-year-old abbey, which is built on the same spot as a Benedictine monastery enlarged by Edward the Confessor in the 1040s. The site of every coronation since 1066, it boasts...