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Shortly before the outbreak of World War II, and after all that scrambling to find replacement hosts for 1940, the IOC awarded London the 1944 Summer Games in balloting that also included Athens, Budapest, Detroit, Helsinki, Lausanne, Montreal and Rome.

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When Harry Potter runs through a column at King's Cross railway station in London to get to Platform 9 3/4, we know it isn't real — that magical station to another place that isn't actually free of human worry or tragedy. And yet we want to visit.

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Known as the birthplace of world-famous street artist Banksy, with a handful of his works dotting a scruffy part of town, today's Bristol has an energetic and youthful vibe, thanks in part to a university with 50,000 students. While Bath is refined and dressy, Bristol feels real. Bristol was built on trade.

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The grand libraries of Europe offer travelers the chance to connect with books and documents that changed the course of history-- and to bask in impressive, ornate interiors that reflect the tremendous importance of books in earlier centuries. One of the oldest libraries in Europe is the Bodleian Library at England's Oxford University. The Weston Library, a...

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London is one of the Europe's most expensive cities. Budget Sleeps: London is one of the few places I'd consider staying in a chain hotel. Free Museums: My favorite museum in London-- the British Museum-- is free, as are these impressive sights: the British Library, National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery, Tate Britain, Tate Modern, Wallace Collection, Imperial War...