On our last trip to London, we went to The Savoy for afternoon tea then attended The Play that Goes Wrong. It was a night that could have gone very wrong since I booked everything online. I worried about the location and if tea and finger sandwiches would be enough to sustain us through the... Continue Reading →
Putting the Garden in Covent Garden with Fleurs de Villes
Whenever I travel to London, I visit Covent Garden, the lively shopping and dining area in the heart of the theater district. The skylit Apple Market, filled with shops and booths, is always a surprise. Look what I discovered in October. The Fleurs de Villes competition put the garden quite literally in Covent Garden. Once... Continue Reading →
London and Edinburgh and Why I Am Heading Back
We traveled through Europe on a whirlwind trip last summer. As soon as I returned to Boulder and the room stopped spinning, I wanted to go back. Two locations touched my soul, imagination, and heart. I will return to London and Edinburgh in October. Read on for travel ideas, castle hotel recommendations, a new bucket... Continue Reading →
A Day in London with Charles Dickens: Photo Essay
A visit with Charles Dickens made the top of my list as I traveled by train from Gatwick to London. So far, the trip to Europe had exceeded anything in my crazy imagination. I brought comfy shoes and planned to walk everywhere. After recent terror attacks, I hoped it would be enjoyable and police presence wouldn't... Continue Reading →
How Londoners Fight Terrorism
While Danny and I prepared for our trip to Europe, we heard about the terrorist attack in Manchester, England. Our whole vacation started with London at its heart. I would attend the Bloggers Bash on June 10th. We didn't change our plans. Instead, we drove from Glasgow to Edinburgh, Scotland when I noticed London trending... Continue Reading →
Fate Meets London’s Bloggers Bash
Sometimes fate is created with a hint of timing, a splash of coincidence, and a whole gallon of serendipity. When our ceiling caved in from our demon washing machine, contractors and workers descended on our home. At first, I thought water damaged three rooms. Then we discovered ALL of the wood floors would have to... Continue Reading →
Threats and Warnings – What Would You Do?
So destiny has packed our bags and my husband, Danny, and I will travel to five European countries during the month of June. One of them is England. I had thought it perfect timing that Blogger's Bash 2017 would be held in London while we traveled from Scotland to France. We made our reservations near Victoria... Continue Reading →
Timing and Coincidence or Fate?
Do you believe in fate or is life filled with choices where coincidences happen? Last summer, my daughter, Courtney, studied in Barcelona, Spain. My husband, Danny, and I planned to pick her up in July and travel around France and England on our way back to the States. This trip depended on how quickly I healed... Continue Reading →