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Portrait Restaurant and Bar London
England: London

5 Unusual Things To Do In London

I love how my friends in England have a list of things for us to check out whenever I’m in town. So although I no longer live in England, I feel like I’m an insider whenever I visit. Here’s a list of new discoveries…

March 19, 2017
Usual London Pubs
England: London

Delightfully Unusual Pubs in London

London is one of my favorite cities because it cleverly combines beautifully old with incredibly hip. And in the case of these three pubs, aged meets cool with an unexpected twist. Check these out…   The Prospect of Whitby Surprisingly, few London restaurants or…

October 7, 2016
Weekend Munich München Bavaria Germany Deutschland
Germany MY STORY

A Weekend In Munich

Oktoberfest is in full swing in Munich right now, but there’s plenty to do in the city anytime, especially on a warm day. We’ve placed Munich on the short “I could live here” list due to its beautiful architecture, green spaces, cleanliness, and convenient…

September 25, 2016
British Library Tour
England: London LITERATURE + FILM

British Library Tour

It’s interesting that in the world’s largest holding library you are unable to check out a book and need special permission to touch one.  While I had visited this library before, I went back for a proper tour just a few weeks ago. (There…

June 11, 2014
Visit Beatrix Potter's Lake District
England: General LITERATURE + FILM NATURE + GARDENS

The Lake District

For the long holiday weekend we took a quick zip to the Lake District, the largest and most visited National Park in England located near the Scottish border – – You can see how this area has inspired so many authors including William Wordsworth…

June 7, 2014
Visit Downton Abbey Locations
England: Kent + Surrey LITERATURE + FILM

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