To close out my section about my European adventures, I wanted to share and highlight some of my favorite stories/ moments. Some you may have already read, but some will be new. In no particular order, here they are! When we first arrived in London, the back door of our AirBnB apartment wouldn't lock. We … Continue reading Europe Favorites
Wow. Four weeks in Europe literally flew by. A month seems like a lengthy amount of time, but when you consider all the things we saw and did, well, that time was gone in an instant. Now almost a year and a half later, as I reflect on this trip, I am still in awe … Continue reading Goodbye for now, Europe.
As you can guess from the post, this was our last day in London. We had a lot to see in our last day, and we started by venturing to King's Cross Station to satisfy our Harry Potter nerd selves, and get our pictures taken at Platform 9 3/4. We had to wait in a … Continue reading London Lasts
Our days in London were pretty packed, so it was nice to take a few deep breaths and just wander, exploring the city and all it has to offer. We started our day exploring some book stores on Charring Cross Road. There is a children's book store there that is absolutely to die for. There … Continue reading Wherin we find a carousel inside Kensington Gardens
We found ourselves on a train ride out of London to explore the beautiful English countryside, and more particularly the beautiful city of Bath. The train ride from Paddington Station to Bath Spa is about 1.5 hours-- a short, lovely jaunt outside the hustle bustle of London. The main draw of Bath was going … Continue reading “Why does he not try Bath? It would do him the world of good!”
Museums: Want to know one of my favorite things about London? Free museums. Yes, they suggest you give a donation, but you aren't out an arm and a leg to see these fantastic museums and all the history they contain inside! National Gallery: The National Gallery is a fantastic art museum located by Trafalgar Square. Inside you … Continue reading National Gallery and The British Museum
Our first day sightseeing in London spanned from Picadilly Circus, Hyde Park, Buckingham, Parliament, Big Ben, and Westminster Abbey. It was a day full of seeing big sites and trying to beat jet lag. This was my second time in London, and I have yet to catch the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham- note … Continue reading London Calling
We left from JFK enroute to London, Heathrow airport. We flew on Ireland's trusty airline Aer Lingus. We were incredibly please with Aer Lingus, their prices, and their service. We had a bit of turbulence on the way over, but overall, we had a very smooth flight. The Shannon, Ireland airport is incredibly small. We … Continue reading International Flights