A Little Zig-ah-zig-ahhhhh

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Today was our last day in London before we take the train up to Newcastle and we’re both feeling that we’re ready to leave the big city for a few days. However, I had something planned for today that meant a lot to me – well, two things actually! Let’s throw it back to the late 90s when I was …

Hampton Court Palace

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By Day 7 Mum forgot or didn’t care anymore that when I told her I wanted to visit Hampton Court Palace that she said, “no, we’re going to see enough castles already.” After having a quaint eggs, bacon, sausage, and toast breakfast we traveled outside of London by first taking the Underground to Richmond station before transferring over to a …

A Posh Spice Day in London

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Today was another day that we made a dream come true, but let’s start at the beginning. I made Mum and I breakfast in our hotel, which proved some difficulty because we had no spatulas and no seasonings. We had eggs, bacon, and potatoes through improvisation and other than nothing being the same temperature by the time we ate it, …

A View to to a Kill, in London

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A couple of days ago we bought advanced tickets to gain access into the London Eye and of course today was the first day we experiences rain in London. The rain actually wasn’t that bad at all, itself was refreshing and light, but the clouds and the condensation on the windows of the pod itself made it difficult to get …

Getting Medieval in London

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I did a separate post about our visit to the Tower of London because it was super-exciting for me and also because it was its own entity unto itself. We did however pack more into that one day, and it got pretty medieval in more ways than one. We took a City Cruise down the River Thames to get to …

The Tower of London

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No news to anyone but castles were the things I was most interested in seeing while I was in the UK. The Tower of London being absolutely something I was looking forward to. Today was the day that we fulfilled that wish. We took a City Cruise boat from Westminster Pier to Tower Pier, cruising down the River Thames, under …