The things you will see on the streets of London

The things you will see on the streets of London

The streets of London are very distinct in the curious and particular sights that you will encounter as you meander from one alley or cobble-stoned street to the next. There is such a vibrancy of diversity in both people and architectural structures that there is no shortage of interesting things that will catch your eye! On a recent jaunt down the A502 in London on our way to the Stables Market. It was quite obvious that the people we encountered were from a variety of life paths with a wide diversity of interests, characters and hobbies. There was the man who was in his later

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There is something about old books

I love books, always have and always will.  Not being able to travel much, really at all, as a child it was a way for me to explore strange and exciting new lands, I met some of the most

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YORK, ENGLAND

YORK, ENGLAND

Well, we made it to England! The plane ride was so very long! For the most part none of us were able to sleep, except of course, Ian. During the 10 or so hour plane ride I

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Travel is hard work

Travel is hard work

3, 2, ZZZZ….. No matter how we travel. Whether we are driving or flying it seems like it only takes Ian a few minutes and he is out cold. It seems like he can sleep anywhere at almost any time of the day or night. Today was no different. We had been awake for a few hours and about 15 minutes into a 29 minute flight this is what I see…. I wish that I could fall asleep that fast and easy! The Travel Plug-in Challenge The addition of charging stations throughout airports has been a welcome change over the

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Getting Ready

Getting Ready

Graduate High School Our next overseas trip is fast approaching! When our kids graduate high school they get to choose a vacation destination for that year. The Rules There are rules that they have to follow when they choose a spot. It has to be out of the US. It has to be a stable country and it has to be friendly towards women (naturally!). Why We want to show our children that even though the world is very large and vast, it is also small. It is very easy to travel if you have the desire. We want to

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The Ghost That Followed Us

The Ghost That Followed Us

Now, I am not a big believer in the ghost, goblins, supernatural and such. I think that sometimes, people make up a fair amount to make a good story. But I will say, after this trip, it

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Driving in England for the first time

The first time that we went to England we were so excited to be going to a different country! It was so thrilling to think of all the new experiences and people that we would meet! The new culinary adventures that we would expose our taste buds to. The massive amounts of history that we would see. For history lovers who grew up in a state in America where 50 years is considered “old”, going to a place that has centuries of history made us almost giddy! We made our travel list, what to pack, what not to pack, found

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