Sherlock Holmes Tour: An intriguing walk through some of the novel’s most known London sites

When the first Sherlock Holmes story was published in 1887 (A Study in Scarlet), it took London by storm. It combined cold logic, meticulous observation, forensic science and the now-familiar format of the detective story. Did you know that although Holmes uses fingerprint analysis in his first case, Scotland Yard didn’t introduce the technique until 1901? Join the…

The Thames Walk: Sights & Sounds on the Southbank

The team at The London Pass have been exploring the Thames Walk. From iconic sights and attractions, to the best eats with a view, here is their guide to getting the most out of your visit. Ask any Londoner about their favorite things to do in London and, without a doubt, they will mention a…

A Romantic Christmas in London

Christmas is a very special time of year in London. Adorned with lights, the city shimmers in the frost, creating a magical setting for a romantic break. As the temperatures fall, there are fewer visitors, making this the ideal time of year to experience London at its glittering best. The following are some suggestions for…

Calories Don’t Count on Vacation: 10 Dessert Places to Indulge in Europe

When traveling to Europe, you always hear about the rich culture, historic monuments, and one-of-a-kind experiences; but there is a dessert world in Europe that is just waiting to be tapped. The desserts in Europe are all unique, scrumptious, and you should do everything in your power to try them all. Barcelona If you are…

Must Eat British Foods in London You Can’t Miss

By Griffin Smith London, one of Europe’s most popular travel destinations, boasts iconic buildings, fabulous shopping, and plenty of entertainment. But one thing that this metropolis is not particularly known for is authentic, local food. Although many English dishes may have strange names and look like a jumble of ingredients, traditional English cuisine primarily consists…