Goodbye, London –> Los Angeles

Our visit to the UK is over, and it’s time to return home. On this trip, I used my app like Citymapper to help me figure out how to navigate around the City, used my…

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London: Nando’s peri-peri chicken (@NandosUK)

Nando’s is a worldwide Portuguese flamed grilled chicken restaurant chain founded in South Africa. Their chicken is seasoned and marinaded in a peri-peri sauce. It’s Portuguese in origin and made from crushed chilies, citrus peel,…

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London: Sky Garden (@SG_SkyGarden)

The Sky Garden at 20 Fenchurch Street (also nicknamed the “walkie talkie”) is a unique public space on the 35th floor, and offers a 360 degree uninterrupted views across the City of London. Best of…

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London Bridge –> Tower Bridge (via Queen’s Walk)

We left Borough’s Market and made our way toward the London Bridge.  We were going to walk the London Bridge to get to our next destination, the Tower Bridge, but noticed there was a walkway…

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London: Borough Market #LoveBorough

This was our last full day in London, and we went to check this market out before going to the Sky Garden.  We took the Baker tube toward London Bridge, and arrived at 10:30 and…

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Warner Bros Studio Tour London #WBTourLondon #HarryPotter

If you are a fan of Harry Potter (aka Potterheads), London is your playground.  Click here for a list of Harry Potter things to do in London. If you are lucky (and I do mean…

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London: Koshari Street (@KoshariStreet)

When we were in Cairo, we went to a famous koshari restaurant called Abu Tarek.  Koshari is a popular, inexpensive Egyptian vegetarian dish made of rice, pasta, lentils and chickpeas topped with zesty tomato sauce,…

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London: Trafalgar’s Square, Big Ben and Piccadilly Circus

London has many famous landmarks, from Buckingham Palace, the Tower Bridge (not to be confused with the London Bridge!), and of course the British Museum, which we just finished.  After the museum, we looked on…

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British Museum: Afternoon Tea at the Great Court Restaurant

The Great Court Restaurant is located at the top of the grand staircase, on the 2nd floor.  I made reservations for Afternoon Tea at 3:00 and we were sat in the back patio of the…

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London: British Museum (@BritishMuseum)

The British Museum has one of the largest collection of artifacts from around the world, especially their Egyptian collection.  We’ve been to Cairo, Berlin and the Met in New York City, so it was essential…

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London: Toi and Moi cafe

Today is our day to visit the British Museum.  I yelped a place for breakfast, which was appropriately called “The Breakfast Club” but found out it was an extremely popular place.  There was a line…

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Royal Day Out: The State Room #BuckinghamPalace

The final part of our Royal Day Out was the State Room at Buckingham Palace.  We completed the first 2 segments a bit early and had 10 minutes to wait to be let into the…

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Royal Day Out: The Royal Mews, #BuckinghamPalace

Part 2 of our Royal Day Out is the Royal Mews. The Royal Mews is responsible for all road travel arrangements for The Queen and members of the Royal Family and is home to the…

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Royal Day Out: Queen’s Gallery #BuckinghamPalace

It’s Sunday Funday! Today we get to tour the Buckingham Palace. The State Rooms of the Buckingham Palace is only open to the public from July to October, and I’ve been wanting to do this…

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Marylebone: Fish & Chips at The Golden Hind

Even though we had a long day, we still had to eat.  Fish and Chips was on our list of things to eat while in London, and I found the Golden Hind that was about…

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Berkshire: Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world and The Queen’s favorite weekend home. If the flag flying above the castle is the Royal Standard, chances are the Queen will be…

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Oxford University, The Eagle & Child pub

Included with our Stonehenge Inner Circle experience was a tour of Oxford University.  As we left Stonehenge, the rain was right behind us. Supposedly, a part of Harry Potter was filmed there, but they were…

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