Posts about UK

Tunnel, Chunnel, FUNnel!

Written on October 15, 2017 in France

London to Paris – August 11th 2017 We left Tooting and made our way to the train station to check/drop our bags off with the luggage hold. We had a few hours to kill before our train to Paris and had one more sight we wanted to see. Borough Market! We happened upon it the...

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Our feet were made for walking

Written on October 13, 2017 in UK

London – August 10th 2017 Our last adventure day in the city started fairly early. This was for the simple fact that our 48 hour hop on hop off tour technically expired around 11am. So as long as we got on the bus before the expiring time we could stay on as long as we...

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Did somebody say Free Samples?

Written on October 11, 2017 in UK

London – August 9th 2017 Back to the city for Adventure day #3. Day two of our 48 hour hop on hop off tour. This morning we were to begin by getting off the tube at Buckingham Palace to see the changing of the guard. The weather had other plans for us. The sky opened...

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Our first Split day

Written on September 27, 2017 in UK

Stonehenge & Swimming – August 7th 2017 What is a split day? I just made it up. But we actually did split up and do two separate activities on this day. Activity number one was swimming at the neighborhood pool. Activity two was taking a tour to Stonehenge. Any guesses on how the split went?...

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The Queen didn’t get the memo we were coming

Written on September 25, 2017 in UK

London – August 6th 2017 Adventure day in London! We booked tickets to the London Eye. We took the tube in to the city, got there a bit early to figure things out. Realized that even with online tickets we still needed to line up (or queue as they say here and I’m all fancy...

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Toot Toot

Written on September 18, 2017 in UK

Edinburgh to London – August 4th – 5th 2017 Who plans a train ride from Edinburgh to King’s Cross (a crazy busy station) on a Friday during the weekend and after work rush? We do of course!!!! The train ride into the city was lovely. Best way to travel. Lots of leg room, we could...

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I wish I was Mary

Written on September 9, 2017 in UK

Edinburgh – August 3rd 2017 Edinburgh Castle had been on my must see list the minute I knew we were going to Scotland. Seeing pictures of this massive Castle sitting above the city drew me right in. I could picture myself there, hundreds of years ago in the stone walls. Thursday was our day to...

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Cemeteries are pretty quiet eh

Written on September 7, 2017 in UK

Lanark – August 2nd 2017 I wasn’t exactly thrilled to walk around an old cemetery. I’ve never thought of them to be places to hang out (just like the rest of the worlds population I’m sure). But we were driving to a small town called Lanark to check one out. This was a town where...

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I’ll trade you two sick kids for some haggis

Written on September 4, 2017 in UK

Back to Edinburgh – August 1st 2017 So, Oban was a very comfy sleep. The hostels have the most comfy bunks and big warm duvets. I felt like a queen. Perhaps it was because for a couple days, I had been sharing a double bed with an 8 and 12 year old…another story, another day....

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