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 

Stalking George Smiley

Stalking George Smiley

* For the first time, I am utterly unprepared for a visa application. I have some idea of where I want to go but — aside from the one day I’ll be devoting to using my London Pass, probably on the same day I’m going to the Ceremony 

How to get tickets to the Ceremony of the Keys at the Tower of London

How to get tickets to the Ceremony of the Keys at the Tower of London

The Ceremony of the Keys has been taking place at the Tower of London every night for the last 700 years — to put that in perspective, that’s roughly 200 years before Ferdinand Magellan “discovered” the Philippines. Talk about tradition! The only time in recent memory that 

The London Pass: My 13 Favorite Attractions (Plus A One-Day Sample Itinerary!)

The London Pass: My 13 Favorite Attractions (Plus A One-Day Sample Itinerary!)

For months I’ve been wish-planning a trip to the UK and putting together my “London List” — things I want to do and places I want to see in the English capital. London is not the cheapest city in the world, so while many of 

The London List

The London List

There are so many things to see and do in London that doing research on them tends to turn rather quickly into travel planning quicksand. The secret, they say, is to not even try to do everything in one visit. This list is less about 

Let’s plan a trip to London!

Let’s plan a trip to London!

Because why not. Libre ang mangarap, we say in the Philippines. I’ve never really dreamed of going to London, but then again, I had never really dreamed of going to Paris, or Europe in general, and now all I do is dream of going back.