Articles Tagged ‘big ben’

Kill Your Camera: Photo Montage Captures Landmarks From Famous Angle

Kill Your Camera: Photo Montage Captures Landmarks From Famous Angle March 2, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Take a moment and think about a tourist-friendly photo op. Got one? What came to mind? Was it a headlong shot of the Taj Mahal? Perhaps the Eiffel Tower from the steps of the Palais de Chaillot? Or maybe it was lower Manhattan from the Staten Island Ferry? Whatever the landmark, there were undoubtedly...

Big Ben Ban Hits Tourists, UK Residents Still Allowed In

Big Ben Ban Hits Tourists, UK Residents Still Allowed In November 22, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Big Ben, the famous London icon, is off limits to foreign tourists now. Due to rising terrorist threats and safety concerns, officials have made the big clock inaccessible to visitors. Security measures in place to deal with overseas tourists had become too costly and complex, leading to the current...