Author Archive: Rachel Tesler

Rachel Tesler graduated from Boston University with a B.S. in Film & Television and a B.A. in International Relations. She has lived in London, Jerusalem and Boston, and has traveled to many other countries. When traveling anywhere for the first time, Rachel loves to chat with locals about their recommendations and then chart out trips on a map. “My favorite part of visiting anywhere new is the people. They become part of the landscape and you can tell a lot about a city by the people that live in it,” she says. In her spare time, she enjoys doing community service, playing her banjo and painting. While she admits to having serious wanderlust, she currently lives in Boston and works as a freelance writer and teacher.

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Tube Travels: An Exploration of London Transportation

Tube Travels: An Exploration of London Transportation

[ 0 ] December 6, 2013 |

The simple red ring and blue stripe icon of the London Underground, also known as the Tube, reflects the clean design of the railways. Different sections of London are designated by rail color; for example, the Northern Line is black, notable for Camden, while the blue Piccadilly Line accesses major London sites, like the eating mecca of […]

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London Neighborhood Overview: Camden

London Neighborhood Overview: Camden

[ 0 ] December 6, 2013 |

London’s edge takes up residence in Camden, the former home of late Amy Winehouse and the current location for all things cool. As soon as you step off the Northern Line’s Camden Town’s Tube stop, it’s easy to see why the troubled, vintage-loving alternative crooner felt comfortable here. Amongst the grungy rock n ‘roll storefronts and […]

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London Neighborhood Overview: Kensington

London Neighborhood Overview: Kensington

[ 0 ] December 6, 2013 |

As some of the most affluent real estate in the world, Kensington is home to international and British upwardly mobile alike, including none other than Prince William, Princess Kate and little George. Sitting at the base of a rolling grassy hill in Kensington Gardens, Kensington Palace benevolently guards over the this high-rent district, overseeing summertime picnics […]

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London’s Nicest Cups of Brew and Bites to Eat

London’s Nicest Cups of Brew and Bites to Eat

[ 0 ] November 11, 2013 |

Okay, so it’s time to be honest–London may be the greatest city in the world (not even arguably), but the English are not exactly known for their cuisine. Luckily, the influx of diverse cultures and some very creative restaurateurs have not left London lacking for great eats. With the look and feel of the quintessential […]

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The Regal Nature of London

The Regal Nature of London

[ 0 ] November 4, 2013 |

London’s vast expanse extends over a 607 square mile radius. As arguably the oldest remaining civilized city in the world, London’s beauty lies both in its architecture, as well as its untamed grassy areas. In addition to its cosmopolitan appeal, London has numerous natural oases to walk, picnic, or to simply take in fresh air. The […]

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London Shopping: Bedknobs, Broomsticks, and Haute Couture

London Shopping: Bedknobs, Broomsticks, and Haute Couture

[ 0 ] November 4, 2013 |

Oxfords. Trenches. Fine leather satchels. These pieces all conjure up a perfectly British ensemble. However, London streets showcase a whole lot more than these classics. London’s diverse population features a colorful array fashion choices and statements. The city’s distinct styles are represented in its world-class shopping. There’s more than just the go-to trip to Harrods. […]

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