Joyeuse Fête Nationale! Happy Bastille Day! How’s this for a little taste of France… come back next week for the things you must do the first time you visit Paris! I’ve been to Paris 4 times so far. With a whole world calling me, why do I keep coming back? Because even despite difficulties, I always get this feeling like I truly belong there. Could … Continue reading Visiting Paris? Stay in Le Marais.
Good morning! Or afternoon or evening if you’re spread across the world like many of my visitors! I want to thank those that have been supportive of my new site here. Writing about travel is so enjoyable for me; it is almost as good as traveling in the first place because I get to go back in time and re-live the good and bad of my … Continue reading Thanking My New Readers
Last summer when London made it onto our travel plan, I was excited at the prospect of visiting a new city, but also unsure of what to expect since I’m not really an Anglophile and have always been more interested in French or American history. Doug had visited the UK before, but didn’t feel expert enough to act as tour guide. So, as we sketched … Continue reading Viewing London by Sightseeing Bus
Among the thousands of attractions London has to offer, Emirates Stadium is a modern and refreshing change of scenery. Situated in north London, more specifically the Islington borough, Emirates Stadium is a 60,000 seat, state of the art football stadium (soccer for us colonials) that boasts some of the best amenities and exciting action the sport has to offer. It is home to Arsenal football … Continue reading An Arsenal Fan Visits Emirates Stadium
You guys. London is such a big city and there is so much to do, that it is impossible (and expensive!) to try doing it all! While I already rounded up must-dos when visiting London for the first time, there is so much more to explore. I’ve broken down some interesting things to check out to spice up your trip and target your niche interests. Literature: … Continue reading Indulging Your Niche Interests in London