If you have an obsession with the British royal family, there’s no doubt that you’ve heard of Westminster Abbey. And, for clarification, it’s West-MIN-ster Abbey. There’s no adding any extra I’s in it, as I have been so vehemently corrected by the locals. Continue reading “Westminster Abbey”
Again, the Bestie has an interesting fascination with military history, so we ended up at the Imperial War Museum one day. Apparently, it’s the Imperial War Museums, as it is a network of museums dotted around England. We ended up at the one in London. Continue reading “Imperial War Museum”
Fancy a visit to the Queen’s London home? You may not actually see the Queen, but you’ll definitely see her house. It’s not any kind of discreet. But I guess if you’re royalty, you can have whatever house you want. Continue reading “Buckingham Palace”
The Bestie has a strange fascination with World War II events, so it was only natural that we visited a few museums to further educate us on life in London around that time. A couple of documentaries later, we learned about the Churchill War Rooms. Continue reading “Churchill War Rooms”
Hands down, I think the Underground (or “Tube”) is the best way to get around London. Yes, I am aware of the events that unfolded within the system just a week ago, but my information is solely on transportation for travel. Not that I just want to just brush aside those awful events, but I don’t have any new information or believe that I can say anything to make things better.
Click for some PRO TIPS and other things I learned while using the London Underground.
I’m back with much to share about my trip to Europe. More about that in the coming weeks. What I wanted to start off with is my first experience traveling with Norwegian Air.
No, I didn’t get a picture of the plane like a normal blogger. You have a snap of my boarding pass. Why? Because I flew a red-eye to Europe, and I caught a cold on the last day and was super miserable on my flight back. So it slipped my mind twice.
Anyways, this was my first time flying with Norwegian Air, and I have to say that I was impressed, especially for a discount airline. Read on for my full thoughts and tips for flying with this airline. Continue reading “Flying with Norwegian Air”
This is based on my visit to the city in the summer of 2012. Contrary to the beliefs of the folks ignorant of meteorology, such as myself, Canada is not all snowstorms and parkas. It actually gets flipping hot out there. Make sure to check the weather before you go.
Anyways, I highly recommend Toronto as a tourist destination. There’s great transportation, a variety of culture, an emerging (at that time) food scene, and friendly people. Here are a couple of highlights in Toronto . . . Continue reading “Toronto Tidbits”