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.

Literary London

Where are the best literary destinations in the world? You’ll find them in Great Britain, at least according to one… Read more

Wimbledon warmup

Wimbledon—the world’s most prestigious, tradition-laden tennis tournament—serves up a fortnight of net action starting Monday. Wimbledon is as well-known for… Read more

Real Whopper: A £95 hamburger

Fast-food restaurants are never the best place to enjoy the local fare while traveling. The news yesterday proves they’re also… Read more

Travel Tip: Tower of London

The London Traveler, our favorite blog devoted to the famed English capital, recently shared a great tip for visitors to… Read more

More on Big Ben

Big Ben—which just marked its 150th birthday—is actually the name of the bell, not of the Houses of Parliament’s famous… Read more

Global Citizenship Education

The Bard’s Birthday

Today is William Shakespeare‘s 444th birthday. There’s an insightful article in today’s Melbourne Herald Sun about the timelessness of the… Read more

Global Freezing: Worldwide scenes

Imagine walking around London’s Trafalgar Square while everyone else is completely frozen in place. Improv Everywhere, a New York-based improvisation… Read more