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Visit Downton Abbey Locations
Great Britain: To Do + See

Downton Abbey Film Locations

Highclere Castle is the primary film location for ITV’s popular Downton Abbey television series – Highclere Castle is open to the public select days each year – – Although I won’t have a chance to visit Highclere Castle, I recently had tea at Byfleet Manor…

June 1, 2014
The Orient Express & Agatha Christie
Great Britain: To Do + See Literature

The Orient Express & Agatha Christie

 A murder mystery lunch on the Orient Express train was the perfect activity to kick-off our book club’s latest choice, ‘Murder On The Orient Express’ by Agatha Christie – – Each train carriage had its own personality and history I believe our car was built…

February 11, 2014
C.S. Lewis's Home
Great Britain: To Do + See History Literature

C.S. Lewis

  – Last week I traveled to Oxford to visit the home of C.S. Lewis, who is famously known for writing The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe – Today, his home ‘The Kilns’ is not a museum but a residence that houses visiting scholars So many fun things…

November 6, 2013
Rooftop Tour Of Hampton Court
Great Britain: To Do + See History

Rooftop Tour Of Hampton Court

Hampton Court is best known as the grand palace of King Henry VIII (the one with six wives) and is situated just outside London – It is also famous for its 411 chimneys, many of which I saw up close on a recent rooftop tour…

September 18, 2013