Travel Articles - Europe
Location: Port Isaac, Cornwall
This historic village in North Cornwall
doubles as "Portwenn" in the popular TV series. It has also been a location for
other shows and movies, such as Poldark and Saving Grace. (Our
article includes links to tourism resources. Did you know that you can rent Dr.
Ellingham's surgery as a holiday cottage?)
The Oxford Experience
Spend a week as an adult student at Christ Church, Oxford during your summer
vacation. Rates include a room with private facilities and meals in the Great
Hall (which was featured in the Harry Potter films).
- A Trip to Sunderland
Arsenal supporter Anders Imboden describes a match at Sunderland AFC's
Stadium of Light and offers tips for foreign footie fans.
Amateur Historian's Guide to the Heart of England
Book review: This
informative, engaging, 410-page paperback describes nearly 200 medieval and
Tudor sites within two hours of London.
Explore 2,000 years of English history atop the White Cliffs of Dover. The
castle's attractions include a medieval keep, a battlements walk, and a tour of
WWII's Secret Wartime Tunnels.
When in England, do as the Romans did. Twenty miles of
well-preserved ruins are just a stone's throw from Newcastle (see below).
Barge Cruises & Canal Boats
Explore Europe's waterways in luxury, or
rent a boat and pilot it yourself.
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