Discovering Monet’s lifelong fascination with architecture

London’s National Gallery exhibit offers rare glimpses into the artist’s examination of the play of light on human structures

Discovering Monet’s lifelong fascination with architectureOne of the great things about being a retired museum and art gallery CEO is that you know most of the basic tricks of the trade. For instance, you can get a very quick gauge of an exhibition’s successes and high points by talking with the gallery security staff. So as soon as we had…

Walking back in time, with a dance in your step

Guided walking tours are great ways to see cities, particularly if they offer cultural details like Beatles tours of Liverpool and London

Walking back in time, with a dance in your stepTORONTO, Ont. Jan. 18, 2017 /Troy Media/ – Walking tours are a great way to see a city. Wear good shoes, dress for the weather, pack a snack and meet at pre-determined landmark or transit stop. This is how I saw a lot of Berlin, New York and countless themed tours of London – Bloomsbury, Shakespeare,…

The Whisky Exchange London’s Scotch whisky cathedral

The giant store near Covent Garden stocks more than 800 single malts and 200 other whiskies, plus 800 bottles of other spirits

The Whisky Exchange London’s Scotch whisky cathedralPORTLAND, Ore. Sept. 19, 2016/ Troy Media/ – London has become a mecca for fine whisky retailers. If the iconic retailer [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/2016/07/15/cadenhead-scotch-whisky-institution/" height="1000" width="1000" scrollbars="1"]Cadenhead[/popup] is a shrine to Scotch whisky, then its retail rival [popup url="https://www.thewhiskyexchange.com/" height="1000" width="1000" scrollbars="1"]The Whisky Exchange[/popup] (TWE) is Scotch whisky’s cathedral. The giant store, which recently relocated to larger…

Cadenhead’s a Scotch whisky institution

This iconic whisky producer and retailer sets the standard at all levels – and has done so for almost 200 years

Cadenhead’s a Scotch whisky institutionPORTLAND, Ore. July 15, 2016/ Troy Media/ – For Scotch whisky aficionados, Cadenhead’s Whisky Shop and Tasting Room has always been more than iconic whisky retailer or a famed specialist bottler of rare whiskies. The company, with outlets in London and Edinburgh, boasts an impressive list of historic milestones in the evolution of the Scotch whisky industry. The…

Our London adventure left us breathless

A four-hour walking tour of London

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An insider’s look at the other London

See the best of London without the crowds

An insider’s look at the other London[slideshow_deploy id='74686']Hover over image to read caption LONDON, UK, Jun 19, 2014/ Troy Media/ - Throughout the muggy summer months, London is a city teeming with tourists all clamouring for the same attractions. Yet there are plenty of gems to behold besides those on display in The Tower. Here’s an insider’s view to a slice…