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.
Reads is the perfect subscription service for book worms or anyone aspiring to read more. The company partners with people in fields including science and the arts to share titles from their personal libraries with subscribers. The service aims to feel like you’re receiving books from a well-read friend.
Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.
For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.
Nowruz, the Iranian and Persian New Year, is an annual celebration on March 21st that marks both the beginning of spring and the rebirth and renewal of the year for Iran. It has been celebrated for more than 3,000 years and is the official first day of the Iranian calendar year. As such, you can imagine it prompts quite the celebration.