The Channel Tunnel opened to passengers on November 14, 1994, but the idea stretched much further back than that.
Underground museums, pubs with character and Robin Hood tours are just some of this city's best.
A gin-tasting tour near London's Tower Bridge puts a fresh flavour on an old part of town.
Including the best places for scones with clotted cream and fish and chips, of course.
The cathedral that once soared holds a unique place in British history.
Style aficionados will adore this hotel that is within reasonable reach of the West End theatre district.
It has great rail connections and is low-stress compared to London Heathrow.
Beyond the famous red gates of Strawberry Field is a new slice of Beatles history.
For many, this is the base of many adventures, and what a beginning, for England's vast and bloodthirsty history is intertwined in our own. Let imaginations run wild during visits to intact castles, mysterious ancient standing stones and quaint seaside villages. Wonder at the eccentricities and obsessions of its characters, from tea to tennis. And don't forget to sample its more modern day culture such as music and comedy that lie in a class of their own.