Edinburgh Part 2.

Edinburgh Part 2.

Following a busy but also strangely relaxing day in Edinburgh, we woke up bright an early and caught a cab bound for the center of Old Town. Our adventure today took us way outside of our temporary home city and all across the breathtaking Scottish highlands. Since we only had three full days in Scotland but [...]

Edinburgh Part 1.

Edinburgh Part 1.

Scotland is beautiful and so rich with history that it could take weeks to really see everything you want. We had 3 days. With a few solid plans on the books, we made Edinburgh our base and left plenty of time to wander. First off and most importantly, don't overbook your trip! When I planned this [...]

Last Day in Lovely London

Last Day in Lovely London

On Thursday, our last full day in beautiful London, we did as any good Anglophile would do and tried our first Afternoon Tea. After months of searching for the perfect venue, I decided on Hotel Cafe Royal and I am so glad I did! Because you don't just pick any ol' place to cross an item off [...]

Second Day- Hampton Court Palace

Second Day- Hampton Court Palace

On day two of our London adventure we woke up to a beautiful, cloudy, 60ºF morning...in July. Perfect summer weather if you ask the hubby and I! Classic British weather for a visit to a classic British icon. Hampton Court Palace has been #1 on my list of places to see in England for well [...]

First Day – Kensington & Notting Hill

First Day – Kensington & Notting Hill

Great Britain has been #1 on my list of dream travel destinations since I was about ten years old. Way back then, a schoolmate brought back pictures of Stonehenge that his family took on their trip to England and at that moment a lifelong obsession was born. Though my ideal trip involved a month-long tour [...]