12 Best Museums in London

With over 27 million visitors a year, London is one of the world’s oldest and most cosmopolitan cites. How lucky for Trovers that there are so many wonderful and free museums where travelers can spend many a rainy London afternoon. From the V &A Museum with its incredible collections focused on decorative arts and design to the Royal Observatory located down the River Thames in Greenwich, London has one of the finest collections of museums in the world. Here are our top picks for London’s greatest museums:

1. Museum of Natural History

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10 Lovely Afternoon Tea Spots Around the World

Tea has been a staple of the British diet since at least the late 18th century, and the tradition of taking Afternoon Tea or High Tea continues to this day, not only in England, but in many former colonies and territories of the British Empire as well.

If daintily devouring tiny sandwiches, strong tea, and adorable pastries sounds like a fun way to spend an afternoon to you, you’ll love this list of 10 Lovely Afternoon Tea Spots Around the World:

1. The Dining Room at Butchart Gardens in Brentwood Bay, British Columbia

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13 Incredible Spots for a Hot Air Balloon Ride

Hot air balloon rides offer incredible views for passengers, but also make for a beautiful view to spectators on the ground.

Whether you want to see your hometown from a new perspective, explore someplace new, or simply try something different and exciting, there are hundreds of beautiful places to take a hot air balloon ride around the world.

To help get your inspiration flowing, we’ve put together a list of some of the most incredible spots to take a hot air balloon ride. Read on to see our favorites:

1. Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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10 Lavender Fields You Will Love

Every summer in regions all over the world, lavender plants bloom into beautiful and wildly fragrant flowers that are used in baking, soaps, and essential oils. The lavender fields they often grow in make not only for a sensory overload, but also for some really beautiful photos.

Read on for 10 of our favorite lavender fields from around the world:

1. Abbaye Notre-Dame de Sénanque in Gordes, France

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Lazy Morning Cafes and Bakeries

Roll out of bed, grab your paper and let the delicious aromas of freshly baked breads, pastries and tarts kick off your day. No hurries here, just a warm cup of coffee and a friendly good morning from the locals at these Trover picked cafes and bakeries. Just remember to change out of your pajamas.

Toby’s Estate Coffee, New York City

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Mike’s Pastry, Boston, Massachusetts

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Daily Dose Cafe, Los Angeles, California

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Angelina, Paris, France

 

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Lavish Habit, London, England

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