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London, England

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We took a ten hour bus ride from Amsterdam, through Belgium and France, to London! When we got there we hopped on the Underground to our favorite hostel, St. 786 more words

Busy Wanderings: My Big British Adventure - Day 2

My second day in London began bright, but not too early. We headed out the door around 11 am and took the Tube to Leicester Square to pick up our London Passes, which get us into lots of amazing London attractions. 483 more words

Henry Grattan - Parliamentarian & Patriot

He was born on 3rd July 1746 in Fishamble Street and was a member of the Irish House of Commons. Although a member of the Anglo-Irish elite, he was a lifelong advocate and campaigner for Irish legislative reform. 345 more words


A Long Expected Blog: In Love with London

On my trip to see Europe, after Dublin, London was next and though I was only scheduled to be there for a few hours, I was excited to see one of the oldest cities of Western Europe. 1,774 more words

Westminster Abbey Facts

Here are six interesting and intriguing snippets of information about Westminster Abbey.

The Wooden Monarchy

The Abbey museum holds the unexpected sight of the lifelike figures of many monarchs, some in full costume. 381 more words

Setting The Scene

England 2015 - Day 1: Boston to London

“There’s no rest for the weary.”  Or so the saying goes.  In this case, there’s no rest for the jet-lagged.  After very little sleep (more like a few winks) on last night’s overnight flight from Boston, I arrived in London excited and ready to go.  558 more words


I'm a super-tourist!

Five days ago I touched down in London town! And when I say touched down I mean we landed on the tarmac with great relief after the longest flight of my life. 627 more words