Tag: travel

Thanking My New Readers

Planning and Writing

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

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Viewing London by Sightseeing Bus

Last summer when London made it onto our travel plan, I was excited at the prospect of visiting a new city. I was also 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

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An Arsenal Fan Visits Emirates Stadium

Among the thousands of attractions London has to offer, visiting Emirates Stadium offers 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

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Indulging Your Niche Interests in London

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

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Your First Time Visiting London

Ah! “Jolly Old London!” One of the largest cities in the world, and certainly one of the best known through books, music, and pop culture. In a place this large there really is something for everyone. For your first time visiting London there are some “must-dos” to check off because you know that everyone is going

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Basic Tips for Traveling 1: Flights and Lodging

You can really go down the rabbit hole on some blogs when it comes to flight booking strategy and playing the airline credit card game. Here are some simple, bite-sized tips I’ve learned along the way to help you trim costs on the most expensive parts of traveling: flights and lodging, especially on a big trip. I realize

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