Motorists on both sides of the zebra crosswalk on London's Abbey Road scowl as they give way to those who clamber to walk in the footsteps of The Beatles, with visions of mop tops and yellow submarines in their kaleidoscope eyes.
Three of London’s numerous and colorful markets are among my favorites. They give me the best of both worlds: They allow me to do one of my favorite things — meet and mingle with local artists while also doing a very touristy thing by shopping for souvenirs and gifts. All three markets are an easy walk from Tube stations. Here are my picks.
Huge crowds packed London’s Chinatown, Leicester Square and Trafalgar Square on Sunday to celebrate the Chinese New Year, which officially began three days earlier. The London Chinatown Chinese Association claimed 500,000 people attended the events in central London.
By trodding fantastic paths that wind through pastures and forests dotted with surreal rock formations, one can see why the Mullerthal Trail in Luxembourg’s Mullerthal region was recently recognized as one of the best trails in Europe.
Ghost towns dot the landscape all across the southwestern United States, once-thriving cultural hubs abandoned and left in shambles. Many are still fairly well-preserved, though, and offer visitors a chance to see a piece of history even if it is in pieces.
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