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…

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…

United Kingdom

United Kingdom

London Getting a UK Visa in Cebu: What You Need to Know  * Let’s plan a trip to London!  The London List  The London Pass: My 13 Favorite Attractions (Plus A One-Day Sample Itinerary!)  How to get tickets to the Ceremony of the Keys at…

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…

Another reason

Another reason

As if I needed another reason to visit Hampstead Heath! The park is already in my provisional list of places to visit in London (if I ever get to London — see The London List) and in fact I’ve already taken note of how to…