London is a cultural powerhouse of a city, but there are also lots of great museums elsewhere in the United Kingdom. Here are some of the best ones to visit.
This huge museum tells the story of weapons throughout the ages with some truly fascinating exhibits. You could easily spend a whole day in here, but it’s easy to dip in and see some of the big-ticket items, such as an armored elephant, if you haven’t got much time.
Owned by the University of Oxford, this is the first university museum in the world. It’s also the world’s oldest public museum and houses artifacts from ancient societies around the world.
Take a look into the history of surgery at this award-winning museum, not for the squeamish. The old tooth extraction methods will make you shiver for one.
The Duxford site of the Imperial War Museum is home to a huge collection of historic planes, including the Spitfire, a famous WWII fighter that kept the Nazis at bay during the Battle of Britain.
Soccer fans will adore this huge new museum, home to the English football hall of fame. Take a look at trophies, classic kits and other memorabilia and test your skills on the interactive exhibits.
In recent years, Portugal has quietly become one of Europe’s top travel destinations. It’s inexpensive compared to some of its neighbors, it’s warm and sunny, and it’s easy to access from most U.S. cities. As a growing wellness destination, here are the country’s top spots for a relaxing vacation.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.
Just north of Barcelona’s bustling city center, the capital of Catalonia transitions from Gothic cathedrals, tiny alleyways and hordes of bike tours into a more livable neighborhood known as Poble Nou. Close to the coast, Metro-accessible and rife with local hang-out spots, this area has become a favorite of residents who seek solace from the masses of tourists that crowd the center.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.
The small island nation of Iceland may have only one major “highway,” the 828-mile Route 1, better known as Ring Road because it navigates the entire perimeter of the country, but it can be difficult to traverse depending on weather conditions at particular times of the year. While a road trip around the island is a fantastic adventure that reveals unimaginably unique landscapes, it can be a considerable challenge for those self-identifying as anywhere from timid to even moderately adventurous in their travels. In these cases, a full-day Golden Circle tour is the perfect antidote to any FOMO experienced by foregoing the road trip.