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Hotel Kicks Out Couple After Negative Trip Advisor Review

Hotel Kicks Out Couple After Negative Trip Advisor Review September 29, 2010 | Offbeat, Travel News, UK | Read More
Adrian Healey, a 33-year-old Englishman who had just finished chemotherapy for testicular cancer, booked a three-night stay for him and his girlfriend at the 30-room Golden Beach Hotel in Blackpool. On the second day, the police were called and the couple were forced to leave the hotel with no refund....

Stansted Express in Trouble for False Advertising

Stansted Express in Trouble for False Advertising September 21, 2010 | Travel News, UK | Read More
Stansted Express has recently come under fire for false advertising. The advertisement indicated that the Stansted Express can get train passengers to the center of London in 35 minutes. The poster in question portrays various London-centric images, such as Big Ben and the London Eye, surrounded by the...

Hendrix Exhibit Opens At London’s Handel House Museum

Hendrix Exhibit Opens At London’s Handel House Museum September 3, 2010 | Culture/History, Travel News, UK | Read More
Hendrix in Britain, a new exhibit devoted to the London life, music, performances and enduring legacy of guitarist Jimi Hendrix is running from August 25 to November 7 at the Handel House Museum.  While the museum at 25 Brook Street is normally dedicated to legendary 18th-century composer George Fredric...

Google Street View: Big Brother, or Peeping Tom?

Google Street View: Big Brother, or Peeping Tom? June 23, 2010 | Travel News, UK | Read More
Google’s at it again, this time catching two concupiscent teenagers rounding first base on its Street View shots of Common Road in Wolverhampton, West Midlands UK. According to red-handed high schoolers Eddie Bateman and Hayley Moss, this kiss was their first and having it caught on Google’s...

Paul McCartney Rocks the Festival, Redecorates the Inn

Paul McCartney Rocks the Festival, Redecorates the Inn June 23, 2010 | Celebrity Travel, Travel News, UK | Read More
After so many years of rock super-stardom and time spent on the road, Paul McCartney has seen his fair share of hotel rooms. It’s no wonder he comes up with ways of redecorating his temporary digs to make them feel a little more personal. While playing last weekend at the Isle of Wight Festival,...

Celebrity Airport F-Bombs: Stars’ Tirades Becoming Common

Celebrity Airport F-Bombs: Stars’ Tirades Becoming Common May 26, 2010 | Celebrity Travel, Los Angeles, New York, Travel News, UK | Read More
Actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb both recently launched into profanity-laced tirades in separate airport incidents.  Tudors star Rhys Meyers got himself banned for life from United Airlines for raging at employees at JFK in New York who wouldn’t allow him on a flight to...

A Note to Tipplers: Low Cost Alcohol a No-Go in UK

A Note to Tipplers: Low Cost Alcohol a No-Go in UK May 25, 2010 | Offbeat, Travel News, UK | Read More
Authorities in the United Kingdom had been worried over a price war on booze in the face of one of the most alcohol-friendly events in recent memory, the 2010 World Cup. But a new law proposed as part of the Queen’s speech would ban the sale of ultra-low cost beverages in England and Wales as part...

VIDEO: World’s Cutest Police Car Unveiled in UK

VIDEO: World’s Cutest Police Car Unveiled in UK May 24, 2010 | Offbeat, UK | Read More
Feast your eyes on the cutest police car ever: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X9HiI6GRrcM[/youtube] The newest vehicle of the Hampshire Constabulary is six-feet long, pedal-powered, capable of a top speed of 20 mph, and equipped with a siren, blue flashing light and protective roll bar in case...

Rare Tiny Deadly Frogs Bred In British Aquarium

Rare Tiny Deadly Frogs Bred In British Aquarium May 21, 2010 | Eco-Travel, Offbeat, UK | Read More
Phantasmal poison frogs are really rare, really tiny and really deadly. They’re considered endangered and thought to be found in the wild at only seven sites in the western Ecuadorian Andes. As adults, they only measure one centimeter.  A person could die just from touching their skin, which is...

UPDATE: British Airways Strike Approved By Judge For 15 Days

UPDATE: British Airways Strike Approved By Judge For 15 Days May 20, 2010 | Travel News, UK | Read More
A lower court judge in the UK had told Unite, British Airways’ union for cabin crew, that they would not be able to put on new strikes. It turns out that their peers at the Royal Courts of Justice thought differently. Three appeal justices reversed the decision to ban the strikes based at Heathrow...
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