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, caramelised onions and doqqa… a crumbly spicy mix.  While walking toward Piccadilly’s Circus, […]

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 out the door, and was estimated to be at least a half hour […]

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 there too. Our tour bus dropped us off near the village of Winsdor […]

London: Harrods (at Knightsbridge)

Harrods is a luxury department store located on Brompton Road in Knightsbridge, London. Founded in 1849 by Charles Henry Harrod, the store has gone though changes. The department store was acquired by House of Fraser in 1959, which in turn was purchased by the Fayed brothers in 1985. […]

Edinburgh: The Royal Mile

The Royal Mile is the road that connects the Edinburgh Castle and the Palace Holyrood. After exploring the castle, we decided to stroll the mile and check out the shops along the walk.  While exploring, we stumbled across the University of Edinburgh, hidden just off the path of […]

The Edinburgh Castle

From Lady Wynd, there’s 2 ways to get to the Edinburgh Castle: across the road from us was a very long sets of stairs leading up to the castle, or follow the road through Greenmarket Street, and head up to the castle gradually.  We took the road, which […]

Edinburgh: Breakfast at Coffee Mill

Good morning, Edinburgh!!  It’s day 4 of our trip and we are on our own to explore Edinburgh.  We had tickets for the Castle at 9:30 and decided to yelp a place nearby for breakfast.  The Coffee Mill came up with decent reviews, and they had the Scottish Breakfast, too! […]