Category: Travel Guides

One Day Itinerary for Lisbon, Portugal

One Day Itinerary for Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon, Portugal’s coastal and hilly capital is the European twin sister of California’s San Francisco. With it’s Ponte 25 de Abril suspension bridge mirroring the Golden Gate bridge, Lisbon’s centuries-old decorative tiles and cobbled streets encompass the city. It’s the…

A Weekend Travel Guide to Ramsgate, Kent

A Weekend Travel Guide to Ramsgate, Kent

*This post is sponsored by the Ramsgate Tunnels/Visit Thanet who provided us with complimentary access to the tunnels. All opinions and views are our own Ramsgate in Kent is just a two-hour train ride from London.   Kent has attracted…

Review of The Old Bell Hotel, Malmesbury, Cotswolds

Review of The Old Bell Hotel, Malmesbury, Cotswolds

The Old Bell Hotel has been around since 1220. They provide their guests with comfortable duvets, linens, Noble Isle toiletries, soft robes and cookies on arrival (double points for cookies!).      The Old Bell Hotel takes a  modern approach…

A Guided London Walk from Richmond to Ham House

A Guided  London Walk from Richmond to Ham House

London has so many picturesque viewpoints. This walk has some of the best… Sorry, Primrose Hill and Parliament Hill lovers!   For this walk, we used the National Trust’s guide: Ham House from Richmond walk  As their webpage explains, this walk features…

Photos From A Guided Walk in London’s Morden Hall Park

Photos From A Guided Walk in London’s Morden Hall Park

This post features a guided walk designed  by the National Trust A Walk in Morden Park is the Perfect Autumn London Get-Away I’ve been chasing the autumn colors here in Britain over the last few weeks. October is my favorite month…

A Guide to A Day Out in St Albans

A Guide to A Day Out in St Albans

A Day Out in St. Albans is just a short train ride from London St. Albans is an English Cathedral City in Hertfordshire with over 2,000 years of history. It was once the third biggest city in Roman Britain. It is…

A Five Day Travel Guide to the Portuguese Riviera

A Five Day Travel Guide to the Portuguese Riviera

The Portuguese Riviera was the perfect late summer getaway. Arriving at Lisbon Airport after a 2.5 hour flight from London’s Stansted, we picked up our car hire and were off to the lovely mountains of Sintra (full guide here). Upon…

A Full Travel Guide to Sintra, Portugal

A Full Travel Guide to Sintra, Portugal

This post is in collaboration with the Sintra Tourism Office The town of Sintra is filled with castles, palaces, and breathtaking hill-top views. It truly is a Portuguese fairytale situated at the foothill of Portugal’s Sintra mountains and along the…