Literary London – Carlyle House

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Scottish born author Thomas Carlyle is probably one of the most influential British writers you’ve never heard of, or have you?  In Victorian London, Thomas Carlyle was the leading literary lion of his day, followed by and befriended by the likes of Charles Dickens, Alfred Tennyson and Robert and Elizabeth Browning.  He paved the way […]

Goldfinger Changing the Face of London Architecture

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As much as Frank Lloyd Wright changed the face of American architecture, the same can be said of Ernö Goldfinger to London architecture.  The Hungarian born architect and furniture designer introduced the modernist movement to western Europe, specifically London, on a grand scale from the moment of his arrival in the 1930s.  Goldfinger met and […]

London Top 5 for a Fiver

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Visiting London can be costly unless you know where to look and we here at Wanderlust Women Travel do…Here’s our Top 5 for a Fiver in and around London: National Theater (Upper Ground, South Bank) – Young travelers, 16-25 years, can take advantage of Entry Pass membership which is free.  It gets you access to […]

Top Day Trips outside London

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You can always discover something new in and around London but escaping the city center is just as much fun with some of these top day trips: 1.  Leeds Castle:  Pack a picnic hamper and set out for a great day in  the Kent countryside.  The castle and its sprawling 500 acres of pristine parkland […]