Hampstead Heath

Hampstead Heath

* There isn’t really much I can say about Hampstead Heath except that it’s beautiful in an intentionally not-totally-tamed sort of way, and that, if I lived in London, I would probably come here a lot. Londoners are so lucky to have such a wealth…

Horses = Love (The Royal Mews)

Horses = Love (The Royal Mews)

* After painstakingly mapping out an itinerary that would let me make the most of my one-day London Pass, I bailed and went to a place that wasn’t even on my short list: the Royal Mews, the Royal Family’s stable/garage/carriage house right beside Buckingham Palace. And…

A day in Bath, the Cotswolds and Stonehenge

A day in Bath, the Cotswolds and Stonehenge

A Day in Bath, the Cotswolds and Stonehenge _ It sounded too good to be true: Bath, the Cotswolds, and Stonehenge all in one day. With time always a precious commodity during travel, the City Wonders tour covering all three caught my eye while I…

City Wonders’ London tours

City Wonders’ London tours

* My sister and I recently went on a tour of Bath, the Cotswolds and Stonehenge with City Wonders and had a wonderful time. When my friends see my travel photos, the most common question I’m asked is how I do it, and, well, honestly,…

Hello from London

Hello from London

_ My sister and I have been in London since the evening of the 4th and my feet are now hurting like hell we’ve had a jam-packed three days so far. Our friends have been very kind, taking us around London and feeding us, and it’s been…

Travel Notes: Stonehenge

Travel Notes: Stonehenge

* * “I’m perfectly fine with being a typical tourist,” said my sister when I asked her if she wanted to go to Stonehenge (she did). While I don’t have particularly strong feelings for or against seeing Stonehenge, I do think it’s the type of…