Floris of London

Floris of London

Floris of Londonis the oldest English retailer of fragrance and toiletries and is still family owned and run today by the 8th and 9th generation of the family. Floris was founded in 1730 by Juan Famenias Floris, who arrived in England from his native island of Menorca to seek his fortune. Shortly after his arrival, in 1730, he secured premises in …

Tate Britain Staircase

Tate Britain Staircase

Tate Britain (known from 1897 to 1932 as the National Gallery of British Art and from 1932 to 2000 as the Tate Gallery) is an art museum on Millbank in London. It is part of the Tate network of galleries in England, with Tate Modern, Tate Liverpool and Tate St Ives. It is the oldest gallery in the network, having …

Piccadilly Circus London Underground

Piccadilly Circus London Underground

The London Underground (also known simply as the Underground, or by its nickname the Tube) is a public rapid transit system serving Greater London and some adjacent parts of the counties of Buckinghamshire,Essex and Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom. The world’s first underground railway, the Metropolitan Railway, which opened in 1863, is now part of the Circle, Hammersmith & City …

Piccadilly Circus London Underground

Piccadilly Circus-London Underground

Piccadilly Circus is a London Underground station located directly beneath Piccadilly Circus itself, with entrances at every corner. Located in Travelcard Zone 1, the station is on the Piccadilly line between Green Parkand Leicester Square and on the Bakerloo line between Charing Cross and Oxford Circus. The station was opened on 10 March 1906 by the Baker Street and Waterloo …

Story Bridge Brisbane

Story Bridge Brisbane

The Story Bridge Brisbane is a heritage-listed steel cantilever bridge spanning the Brisbane River that carries vehicular, bicycle and pedestrian traffic between the northern and the southern suburbs of Brisbane, Queensland,Australia. It is the longest cantilever bridge in Australia. The bridge is part of Bradfield Highway and connects Fortitude Valley to Kangaroo Point. The Story Bridge opened in 1940 and was …

Bennelong - Sydney Opera House

Bennelong Sydney Opera House

The Bennelong Sydney Opera House is situated next to the iconic Sydney Opera House. It has commanding views over Circular Quay, Sydney Harbour and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre in Sydney, Australia, identified as one of the 20th century’s most distinctive buildings. Designed by Danish architect Jørn Utzon, the building was …