Tower of London, Tower Bridge Experience and Shakespeare’s Globe Theater

Friday! Our week here is winding down. Today we woke up "early" to get to the Tower of London before the hoards of tourists (there were never "hoards of tourists" but I could never seem to shake my assumption that there would be!). We did need to top up our pre purchased Oyster Travel Card today [...]

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London Day 3 – Royal London Tour, Gordon Ramsay, and Les Miserables

So its Thursday in London...back in Charlotte school is getting cancelled due to an ice storm, but here in London, it is in the 60's and sunny! We are meeting up with Nick from Free London Walking Tours again today for a tour called "Royal London & Changing of the Guard."  The website warns that in the [...]

Wow Airlines, A Week in London and a Day Trip to Paris! Part 3

Its Paris Day!!!! So if you have read any of my previous posts, you may have grasped that Paris is my favorite city in the world (of the ones I have see so far.  I do have a couple of bucket list trips coming up, so we will see after that!).  That being said, since [...]

Wow Airlines, A Week in London and a Day Trip to Paris! Part 2

So now we are in London...it's Tuesday around lunchtime but my body thinks its 6am and I pulled an all-nighter (just an FYI - I haven't purposely pulled an "all-nighter" since 1997).  We stayed in the St. David's hotel in Paddington.  Just a 3 minute walk from the underground station.   We had a twin [...]