Taking the Kids — and time-traveling in Bath, England
Sampling the perfume in Bath

Taking the Kids — and time-traveling in Bath, England

The kids immediately saw life wasn’t much fun for slaves. We’ve time traveled back much farther than the United States before the Civil War, though. We’re in Bath, England where slavery was a way of life for the Romans 2000 years ago

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200 Years Later – Celebrating Jane Austen’s short life in her hometown
Jane Austen's tiny writing table

200 Years Later – Celebrating Jane Austen’s short life in her hometown

This tiny house is where Jane Austen was her most prolific—writing in the morning after breakfast at a tiny table. She lived with her mother, her sister and a family friend during the last eight years of her short life.

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Discovering history and fun in the countryside outside London
View of part of Sudeley Castle

Discovering history and fun in the countryside outside London

After seeing London’s great sites, it’s a joy to explore Britain’s famous Cotswolds towns, which are just about a two-hour train trip from London’s Paddington Station — ideal for a day or a weekend when you’ve had enough of the city, as fun as it is.

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London’s food scene takes it to a new level at Camden Lock
Entrance to Camden Lock

London’s food scene takes it to a new level at Camden Lock

The Global Food Kitchen at Camden Lock Market in London is famous not only for good eats but for its shops and stalls—more than 200. No wonder it attracts 6 million visitors a year and is the hub of the growing street food movement here.

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Curry, beigels and bacon sarnies on a family food tour of London’s East End
Ned and his bacon sarnie

Curry, beigels and bacon sarnies on a family food tour of London’s East End

London's East End famously was home to immigrants for centuries—French, Irish, Jewish, and most recently Indian (the famous Brick Lane lined with Indian curry restaurants is here). There are also hipsters and artists -- the area is as famous for its street art and pop up shops these days.

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Two London hotels that treat kids like royalty that lives across the street
Street view of Rubens at the Palace

Two London hotels that treat kids like royalty that lives across the street

The Rubens at the Palace and Egerton House hotels in London offer families an upscale experience. The kids are treated like the royalty that live across the street from the Rubens.

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