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The Ultimate Guide to Royal Residences

Ever wondered where all the members of the British Royal Family live? When it comes to royal residences, Buckingham Palace is just the beginning...

Why the British Drive on the Left Side of the Road (And We Don’t)

The British custom of driving on the left isn’t a sign of eccentricity—there’s actually a very sensible reason for it.

The Most Memorable Coronations in British History

On May 6, the coronation of King Charles III will take place at London’s Westminster Abbey. It's a tradition that's...

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Secrets of the Royal Yacht Britannia

For more than 40 years, the Royal Yacht Britannia ferried the Queen, Prince Philip and their children around the world....

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Secrets of Highclere Castle, The Real-Life Downton Abbey

You know it as the home of Downton Abbey’s Crawley family, but Highclere Castle is actually one of the greatest...

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The 10 Best Shows on BritBox Canada Right Now

Fancy a spot of British telly? From classic murder mysteries to nostalgic Britcoms, these are the 10 best shows on...

This is the Real Difference Between Great Britain and the United Kingdom

Despite popular belief, Great Britain and the United Kingdom cannot be used interchangeably.

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50+ Must-See London Attractions

It's been 250 years since Samuel Johnson wrote, "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life"—but...

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12 Things That Will Happen When Prince Charles Becomes King

When our beloved Queen Elizabeth passes, the Prince of Wales will inherit the throne—the first coronation of a British monarch...

8 British Laws the Queen Doesn’t Have to Follow

Wouldn't it be nice to drive as fast (or as slow) as you pleased? Her Majesty can!

The One Word You Need Permission to Use in the United Kingdom

Hint: It has to do with a certain celebrated family...

12 Things You Never Knew About the Queen’s Guard

Have they met the Queen? What do they do when they get bored? Here's everything you ever wanted to know...