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Guest Feature: The Top 10 Castles to Rent in the UK – Oliver’s Travels

If you’ve ever dreamed of a true Anglophile experience, you’ll have probably considered what it would be like to live in your own castle. Perhaps a roaring fire, thick stone walls bearing a family crest and four-poster beds so soft you can sink in them. Show More Summary

10 Interesting Facts and Figures about Landscape Architect Capability Brown

One of the world’s most prolific landscape architects, Lancelot “Capability” Brown left his mark on Britain in the 18th Century.  During his career, Brown touched the landscapes of many locations in a way that is still visible today. ...Show More Summary

The Stone Roses may finally release their third album this summer

I remember that when I first auditioned for this music column on Anglotopia, I wrote a story about the revelation that the Stone Roses would finally record a third album. Unfortunately, that was in the Summer of 2012 and we still have yet to hear what it’s like. Show More Summary

Brit Music: RIP Keith Emerson, 1944-2016

I understand that I’ve been posting quite a few obituaries in the past few months, and I suppose this may be due to a combination of A) My taste in rock leaning far more towards classic than not, and B) Not much happening in the British music world. I also understand that, when compared to […] The post Brit Music: RIP Keith Emerson, 1944-2016 appeared first on

Travels in Britain: Our Top 11 Experiences From Our Recent Trip to London

It’s hard to believe that our trip was almost 3 weeks ago now. It feels like it was yesterday and we can’t wait to go back. We thought it would be fun to share our 10 best experiences from the trip. It might give you some ideas for your next trip. Show More Summary

Anglotees Alert: New Designs LIVE – Two Hearts, Two Loves and Oh To Be in England

This week’s new designs are now live over at First up is a tribute to those who have love for both there home in America and for Britain as well. The second design is a tribute to all the wonderful things about springtime in England that we love. Show More Summary

Goodbye Downton Abbey: 10 Things We’ll Miss About Downton Abbey Now That It’s Gone

Sniff Sniff. Downton Abbey has finally left our screens after 6 great years of British Drama. Not everyone loved the show but at one point was one of the most popular British dramas on the planet and that is no mean feat. We loved the show ourselves and we’re sad to see it gone. Show More Summary

Brit Music: RIP Sir George Martin, 1926-2016 – The ‘Fifth’ Beatle

If you’re a Beatles fan, you probably can’t go too far in looking at their history without being familiar with the name George Martin. Virtually every song the Beatles recorded (except for the ones recorded during the Let it Be sessions) bears his master touch. Show More Summary

Travels in Britain: Our British Airways Flight Experience Review – Club World and World Traveler Plus

I began writing about our recent trip to Britain last week and clued you in on how we got a great hotel deal and where we ate. This week I thought I’d share how we got a great deal on our airfares and then got upgraded but also giveShow More Summary

British Legends: A Brief History of Robin Hood

He “robbed from the rich and gave to the poor”–or so the legend tells us.  Together with his band of Merry Men, the heroic figure of Robin Hood fought the Sheriff of Nottingham, Sir Guy of Gisborne, and even King John himself, stealing...Show More Summary

Lost in the Pond: A British Expat Provides Advice for Americans Traveling to England – Video

If you’re an American or know an American that is seriously considering visiting England, listen up, because I know a thing or two about that place. That’s right: Until I turned my back on it and moved to its larger cousin, England was my home for 27 drizzly years. Show More Summary

Brit Music: Adele implies she may premiere new material, does numerous good deeds

Adele recently kicked off her latest tour, her first proper gig since 2011 (not counting the few exclusive concerts for her fan club or her television appearances), with a concert in Belfast on February 29. And there was much rejoicing. Show More Summary

The Anglotopia Magazine Has Sold Out! We’re Now Taking Pre-orders for the Next Issue Due Out in May

The first issue of the Anglotopia magazine is now sold out. Wow is all we can say. We knew starting the magazine would be a huge risk but we’ve been overwhelmed by all the good will and people who bought the issue and also all the people...Show More Summary

British Airways Reveals Six Iconic Film Locations Inspired by Downton Abbey and a Special Deal

Sadly, Downton Abbey ends its run this Sunday in the USA (it ended in the UK at Christmas). In honor of the end of this hit show, British Airways have released a list of 6 iconic locations inspired by the show that you can visit on your...Show More Summary

Anglotees Alert: New Designs LIVE – Have a Cuppa and English Heritage Tribute

This week we have two brand new designs. First up is a new one from designer Malcolm Watson dedicated to the venerable cuppa. The second design is a tribute for those of us with English Heritage. Available in multiple garment types and sizes starting at $16.99 and shipping worldwide from the USA. Show More Summary

Travels in Britain – Where We Stayed – London Marriott South Kensington Review

When I began to look for somewhere to stay for our recent quick trip to London, I was originally going by myself, so I spent my time looking for a hotel that was acceptable for me traveling alone. It was actually really hard to decide...Show More Summary

Travels in Britain – Where We Ate During Our Weekend in London and Oxford

We always like to share where we ate on our trips. We get asked all the time for restaurant recommendations so it’s helpful for us to summarize everywhere we ate into one place. We ate at a variety of places this past trip. Some places were great. Show More Summary

Anglophile Alert: For Our Canadian Readers – British Airways Offers Two Free Nights Hotel in London

For once, we have a special deal alert for our Canadian readers. British Airways are offering up two nights free accommodation in selection London Hotels when you fly from one of their Canadian Gateways. Here are the details: The offer...Show More Summary

Travels in Britain: 12 Random Observations From Our Recent London Break

Every time we travel to Britain, I take notes the whole time, making random observations that I think are interesting or funny. I continued the tradition on our recent trip a couple weeks ago so here are a few random thoughts from our trip. Show More Summary

Anglophile Alert: Win a Trip to Britain to Celebrate Shakespeare from Visit Britain – USA ONLY – Enter Soon!

Our friends at Visit Britain are offering up the chance to win a free trip to Britain to celebrate William Shakespeare. Here are the prize details: • Return economy class flights from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Birmingham, England, for the winner plus 1 adult guest, subject to availability and flight connectivity. Show More Summary

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