From Harry Potter to Amélie, cinematographic sets have always been a good reason to visit new destinations.
Greenwich is a place that offers great food, tranquility, astronomy, nature and history…all at the right time!
Another way to tour London is by crossing the bridges that connect both banks of the Thames. Visit Tower Bridge!
The Big Ben Tower nestles a +13 tons bell and every 118 days the clock has a 2 decimals-of-a-second delay. Visit it in London!
St. Pancras train station in London harbors works of art that reflect its soul as well as that of the people who converge in it.
For the British, social life takes place in pubs, so you’ll find there the most typical dishes of this destination.
Pouring the perfect pint of stout beer, a pubs classic, takes 119.5 seconds. Learn more about this beverage and the ritual behind it’s consumption right here!
Introducing one of tourists’ favorite cocktails when it comes to enjoying nightlife. Discover how it was created in our Gin Tonic Tour.
Discover the advantages of traveling by train in Europe, the passes that will save you tons of money and the best railway companies you’ll find.
Call him Sinter Klaas or Santa Claus. This chubby and white-bearded guy will take you on a great holiday this December!
Enjoy having direct contact with nature in London's historic parks, located in one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world.
Enjoy a cinematographic experience at the Old Royal Naval College and discover which Hollywood movies have been filmed here!
When visiting a new destination, are you sure your hand gestures mean what you want to express?
London means of transportation are a touristic attraction for those who visit this destination.
Watch the film Amélie before traveling to Paris. You’ll notice that many of the scenes were filmed in Montmartre.
If you’re tired of walking around Paris, a cable car will take you up to Montmartre. The journey is one minute and a half long.
Enjoy the view of the Eiffel Tower from the Sacre Coeur.
Travel to Matmata, in Tunisia, and visit some of the sceneries that inspired the sets in Star Wars.
The landscape in Morocco can be deceiving, but it’s the place you must visit to see where they created the sets for the film Gladiator.
If you walk the streets of Paris they’ll surely remind you of several scenes from Amèlie.
Visits to the interior of the Big Ben are only available for British residents; however, you can take a virtual tour of the monument.
Take the guided tour at Westminster Palace. You’ll visit the see of the British Parliament.
Surely you’re familiar with British punctuality, don’t be late for guided tours because they won’t wait for you.
When pouring a beer remember you have to do it at an angle of 45 degrees. This way you won’t produce too much foam and you’ll achieve the perfect texture.
Even if you have already tried a stout, you’ll only enjoy its real taste if you order it in a pub.
Travel to Dublin on the fourth Thursday in September. On that day they make a toast at 17:59 in honor of the creator of Guinness beer.
Avoid mixing your Gin Tonic with lime; the bubbles will pop and the drink will lose intensity.
When you order a Gin Tonic make sure your drink is cold but without ice, because when it melts, it changes your beverage’s flavor.
When you go to Regent's Park, climb to the top of Primrose Hill. From this small hill you will have a magnificent view of the London landscape.
After visiting the Old Royal Naval College go to the famous clipper ship The City of Adelaide, which is open to the public at Greenwich port.
Many movies have been filmed in Paris, almost as many as in New York.
The ample and imposing landscapes of New Zealand have been ideal to film numerous epic films.
Nueva York tal vez sea la ciudad que más veces ha salido en filmes. Los escenarios más famosos incluyen Times Square, El Central Park, la Estatua de la Libertad y el Empire State.
The Statue of Liberty is the monument that has been destroyed more times in movies.
Neuschwanstein’s Castle has inspired countless movies and TV shows. Disney used it as an inspiration to create one of its main symbols.
The Big Ben is not really called like that. It is commonly referred to as Clock Tower and officially known as Elizabeth Tower.
The name of Big Ben comes from the huge bell that hangs from the Clock Tower.
The Big Ben is 96m high and it’s the world’s third tallest tower.
Dark beer doesn’t have a greater alcohol content than light beer. Its only difference is that barley was more toasted during its elaboration process.
Did you know there’s a phobia to having an empty glass of beer in your hand? It’s called Cenosillicaphobia.
They say that British stouts are sweeter than Irish stouts and, actually, sometimes it’s true.
The world’s greatest Gin Tonic consumers are Philippines, the United States and Spain.
A Gin Tonic is one of the best natural digestives you can find.
Did you know that if you expose a Gin Tonic to ultraviolet light it turns fluorescent?
King James I decided to dry the old marsh that Henry VIII used as hunting territory and installed in its place an aviary and a zoo, with crocodiles, camels and even an elephant!
Beneath the Old Royal Naval College you’ll find Ripley Tunnel, an underground tunnel where they keep fake wooden cannon balls that were used to train for naval battles.
The history of movies in London
1. Guided tours must be booked in advance
The Cinema Museum
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