London

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 […]

Inside the Caledonian Sleeper

Inside the Caledonian Sleeper

* * Sleeper trains can save you time and money, but of the ones I’ve had the opportunity to try, the most that can be said about their comfort level is that they’re tolerable. I’ve been on one of the top bunks of a 6-couchette […]

Exchanging pesos to pounds

Exchanging pesos to pounds

* For months, I’ve been telling everyone that they can get the best exchange rate from their home country’s currency to the local currency¬†by simply bringing their ATM card and withdrawing money wherever they are. In Bali, for example, the rate I got through the […]

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, […]