The capital of England was once the center of an empire, and today remains a central hub of Europe. While age-old traditions are still widely celebrated—from theater performances in the West End to golden platters of fish and chips—the urban scene also brings cutting-edge fashion, finance and technology to the international table. Check out these posts to learn more about London and the student tours that travel there.

Photo of the Week: London Eye

The London Eye—Europe’s biggest Ferris wheel that rises nearly 450 feet over the city and opened in 2000—has been compared… Read more

Crossing Abbey Road

There are few more iconic street crossings than the one at Abbey Road in London. Since the Beatles famously crossed… Read more

More stunning photos of London

London aeriel photographer Jason Hawkes recently shared more of his unique vision with The Big Picture, the Boston Globe’s awesome… Read more

Looking at London from above

There are some absolutely amazing photos of London—at night, from above, no less—on The Big Picture, the phenomenal photo blog… Read more