Searching Sherlock Holmes in London

Leave the tube at Baker Street to get to the Sherlock Holmes museum

I have to admit, I was never that fond of the Sherlock Holmes books. However, since Benedict Cumberbatch and Johnny Lee Miller have played cool Sherlocks on TV, I am addicted, too. London is a good location to learn more about the master detective as there are many spots which are connected with him. Some of them we will visit …

The Ceremony of the Keys at the Tower of London

The Tower of London is Europe's oldest fortress, castle and prison

Each night at 9.30 the Tower of London is home to a unique ritual which has been held in the same format for over 700 years: The Ceremony of the Keys.  It is the shortest military parade in the world. Locking up the Tower – the traditional way There are many old traditions in Great Britain and the “Ceremony of …

10 unusual museums in London

Icons of London at St. Katherine's Dock: a red letter box and a telephone booth

Visiting London without going into a museum? Not working for me. I enjoy museums a lot which might be linked to my interest into archaeology. Excavation finds and museums showing the history of a city/country I prefer most. But I also love unusual museums that are unique to the place. London offers a lot of unusual museums and even after …