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Three years ago this site drew attention to the scandalous condition of Aldborough House in Dublin (see A Thundering Disgrace, January 13th 2014). The last great aristocratic townhouse to be built …

Three years ago this site drew attention to the scandalous condition of Aldborough House in Dublin (see A Thundering Disgrace, January 13th 2014). The last great aristocratic townhouse to be built …

Harewood House is a country house in Harewood near Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. Designed by architects John Carr & Robert Adam, it was built between 1759 & 1771 for wealthy trader Edwin Lascelles, 1st Baron Harewood, whose family had bought the estate after making its fortune in the West Indies through Customs positions, slave trading, & lending money to planters. Still home to the Lascelles family, much of the furniture is by the 18th-century English furniture designer Thomas Chippendale

Harewood House is a country house in Harewood near Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. Designed by architects John Carr & Robert Adam, it was built between 1759 & 1771 for wealthy trader Edwin Lascelles, 1st Baron Harewood, whose family had bought the estate after making its fortune in the West Indies through Customs positions, slave trading, & lending money to planters. Still home to the Lascelles family, much of the furniture is by the 18th-century English furniture designer Thomas Chippendale

Mary Queen of Scots fled to England, disguised as an ordinary woman, she crossed the River Solway and landed at Workigton, Cumbria, spending her first night at Workington Hall, on this day 16th May, 1568

Mary Queen of Scots fled to England, disguised as an ordinary woman, she crossed the River Solway and landed at Workigton, Cumbria, spending her first night at Workington Hall, on this day 16th May, 1568

Best Day Trips from Dublin- Glendalough is a great choice for a day trip when you're visiting Dublin. Whether you're studying abroad in Dublin or just visiting for a few days, these day trips (and half-day trips) are the best to take while there.

Best Day Trips from Dublin- Glendalough is a great choice for a day trip when you're visiting Dublin. Whether you're studying abroad in Dublin or just visiting for a few days, these day trips (and half-day trips) are the best to take while there.

Dove Cottage, In 1799 William Wordsworth went on a walking tour of the Lake District . He fell in love with Grasmere and Dove Cottage and within a few months he had set up home here with his sister, Dorothy, to live the life of a poet. While living in this inspirational setting, Wordsworth produced the most famous and best loved of his poems, which includes ‘I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud’ and where Dorothy wrote her famous ‘Grasmere Journals’.

Dove Cottage, In 1799 William Wordsworth went on a walking tour of the Lake District . He fell in love with Grasmere and Dove Cottage and within a few months he had set up home here with his sister, Dorothy, to live the life of a poet. While living in this inspirational setting, Wordsworth produced the most famous and best loved of his poems, which includes ‘I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud’ and where Dorothy wrote her famous ‘Grasmere Journals’.

Carrer d'Aribau , город Barcelona, Cataluña

Carrer d'Aribau , город Barcelona, Cataluña

Mary Queen of Scots House, Jedburgh, Scotland -- visited by Mary Queen of Scots in October of 1566.  Photo credit: Jonathan Foyle, built.org.uk

Mary Queen of Scots House, Jedburgh, Scotland -- visited by Mary Queen of Scots in October of 1566. Photo credit: Jonathan Foyle, built.org.uk

This 6, 7 or 8 night vacation will take you to the vibrant cities of Edinburgh and Dublin. Explore ancient architecture, discover vibrant histories, and enjoy a nightlife like no other!

This 6, 7 or 8 night vacation will take you to the vibrant cities of Edinburgh and Dublin. Explore ancient architecture, discover vibrant histories, and enjoy a nightlife like no other!

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