Posts Tagged ‘UK’

Which country does the most good for the world?


I love TED Talks, talks no longer than 18 minutes in which the speaker shares ideas, designs and concepts that will help make our world better, encourage us to think and to work together, and to inspire. TED originally stood for Technology, Education, and Design. Today it stands for bite-sized nuggets of gold, of out-of-the-box thoughts, or simple common sense explained in an uncommon way.

So, putting aside national pride, do you know which country does the most good for the world? The answer may surprise you. Also, I encourage you to visit www.goodcountry.org to learn more about the project. Enjoy the TED Talk.

Virgin Galactic sets date for first blast off!

Virgin Galactic made big news today from Farnborough Air Show outside London. With his mother and his daughter in the audience, Sir Richard Branson shared some exciting developments at Virgin Galactic. Read about it here and watch the newest video released by Virgin Galactic. This is your opportunity to meet some of the VG Team, up close and personal. I’ve met several of them and look forward to spending 3 days with them in October at Spaceport America in New Mexico.

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Congratulations Your Majesty

Congratulations Your Majesty: A message from our friends at The Goring

We wanted to send you greetings from The Goring. This weekend it feels like London will be the centre of the world – there is such excitement and feverish preparations.

Here at the hotel we have the bunting out alongside all the Union Jacks. All the flowers have been planted white like diamonds! The balcony is strung with thousands of twinkling lights so at night it shimmers like a million little diamonds.

Earlier this week we sent The Queen our present which was an amazing copy of the Imperial State Crown made of sugar with hundreds of sugar diamonds. It sits on the most glorious red and gold cushion resplendent with tassels which is actually a rich fruit cake – a favourite of Her majesty.

We hop eyou will raise a glass this weekend to The Queen. She has had an amazing reign serving her country and the Commonwealth faultlessly. This weekend will see the River Pageant, The Concert and of course The Service of Thanksgiving at St Pauls. What a spectacle. We will most certainly be raising a glass of two.

Congratulations Your Majesty on your Diamond Jubilee.

Beatlemania! Exclusive Access at Abbey Road Studios to Record your own Song

Be a rock star!

A must for all Beatles fans; with this fantastic experience you can record your own hit single, singing through Paul McCartney’s favorite microphone or even playing John Lennon’s favorite piano! Abbey Road is the best studio in the world; where all the greats of the music world aspire to work. Anyone who is anyone in music, from Pink Floyd to Aretha Franklin, has recorded here, but it’s not just for rock stars, many of the best film scores were also recorded here; Star Wars, Harry Potter, The King’s Speech to name but a few.  Our friends at Noteworthy Events can arrange this exclusive visit! Contact us now if you would like to book the once in a lifetime opportunity to record with the very sound engineers who worked with your own favorite musician! *protected email* / 800 546 TRIP (8747).

Enjoy an Insider’s London!

Many of us remember the Royal Wedding of Charles and Diana, right? Now, on April 29, 2011 a new generation will be mesmorized by another royal event, the marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton. If you are one of the lucky invited guests, you’ll want a new outfit or two or three, right? Or, if you are like most of us, not wedding guests but London lovers nonetheless, shopping in London is a must! Our friends, Susie and Louise of Noteworthy, are known around the world for their ability to create magical experiences in England and Scotland. Here are 2 options to tempt you:
Personal Shopping Tour with Royal Fashion Experts
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Ever wanted to discover London’s best kept secrets with a savvy fashion insider?  Your walking tour takes you to hidden boutiques and independent stores with the up-and-coming elite of London’s fashion world including a visit to Kate Middleton’s favorite designers.  You will also be guided around the fabulous creations of the famed ‘miliner to the Royals’, the one and only, Philip Treacy.
Private visits at Clarence House
Clarence House
Clarence House is the home and official residence of HRH the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall and Princes William and Harry. Include a visit to Clarence House during your visit to London.
So, perhaps a vacation of some shopping, sightseeing, dining, and theater sounds appealing to you? Let moc.y1591150403awate1591150403gtaer1591150403g@ykc1591150403eB1591150403 and our friends at Noteworthy create an experience that would make Harry Potter swoon!