Oxford topics of interest and background information to help you learn more about the city
Free things to see and do in Oxford
How Oxford's spires (and pints in a local pub) helped inspire Tolkien's Middle Earth
The original tea party on an Oxford riverbank inspires a beloved fantasy realm
So, which is it? "The United Kingdom" or "Great Britain?"
From pre-history to the late Middle Ages
Fun facts and history about Queen Elizabath II and Britain's Royal Family
Things that are free in the U.K.
The rebirth of Classical ideals lead to a Europe-wide flowering of the arts
The early 19C Romantic era of painting
This late 19C Romantic offshoot offered a, well, a romanticized reinterpretation of the Medieval style
Tips for traveling with kids in England
How to save money while traveling about England
The great eras, artist, movements, and styles of English art and architecture
Why did Germany never bomb Oxford during World War II? Hitler planned to make it the Third Reich's capital city once he conquered Britain.