Physically explore the geography behind the some of the greatest works in Western Literature – places that inspired the authors, places they lived and wrote, or, in some cases, places they brought into being through their literature.
London is often the first destination for Americans when they travel to Europe for the first time because they think it will be familiar and safe. Usually these Americans arrive in London and get shellshocked by how different London is based on their expectations. Movies and TV shows do a great job of portraying a London that doesn't actually exist and it can be very disorienting for inexperienced travelers.
It has been more than 70 years since the start of World War II, but tourists continue to visit war-related sights in Europe. Travel writer David Stewart White reviews a handful of important World War II venues in England and France.
Melanie Waldman has been in love with vibrant, exciting London since childhood. Since her first visit in 1985, she's seen London grow into an art, design, financial, entertainment and culinary center -- and as far as she's concerned, the greatest city in the world. See why our new WhyGo London writer says now is the time to visit this iconic city.