How to Travel Across the UK and Ireland

Craigmillar Castle

For our big trip this year, Kevin and I embarked for the British Isles. Since I’d been to the UK and Ireland before, the goal was to cram as much touristy stuff into 8 days as possible to give Kevin a good overview of the sights. Take a look at our trip itinerary, with only a few mistakes along the way, to see how to travel across the UK and Ireland.  Continue reading

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A Magical Day Tour of King Arthur’s England

Stonehenge

When Kevin said he wanted to see Stonehenge while we were in England, I knew I’d need to make the day trip a little more exciting than just seeing Stonehenge. I’d been to Stonehenge before, so I knew that there’s a lot of hype, a lot of people, and in the end you’re really just looking at a bunch of rocks. I set out to find us an exciting day tour that would make our day outside of London more enjoyable for the both of us, and I found that in a King Arthur tour of ancient sites from the Arthurian legend.  Continue reading

5 Pubs in London’s Pimlico Neighborhood

London Pubs

When we went to London, we stayed in the Pimlico area and were pretty lazy about going out for a drink. After a long day of walking the city and the English countryside, we didn’t really want to walk far for a pint. So if you’re in the neighborhood, here are my bar and pub recommendations nearby:  Continue reading

2 Days of Sightseeing in London

Big Ben

We hopped across the pond for our big trip of the year to the UK and Ireland, starting with London. Since I’d been to London before and Kevin hadn’t, we had a lot of ground to cover! We made sure to see most of the main London sites, even if we didn’t get to go into and explore some of them. Follow along on our hectic two days of sightseeing in London:  Continue reading