Category Archives: United Kingdom and Ireland

The Return

4 July 2016: From England to the U.S. on Independence Day Today started early, getting up at 4:45 AM to return our rental car and catch the first of three flights. Manchester to Dublin was not a bad flight.  Some … Continue reading

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Wales

3 July 2016: Snowdonia National Park We started our trip watching the opening ceremonies for the Euro in Dublin. I have watched more football/soccer during this trip than in my previous life combined.  It was neat to be in Ireland … Continue reading

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Southern England

2 July 2016: Stonehenge Sadly it was time to leave London. Getting out of the city on a Saturday was much easier than getting in on a Wednesday but it still took awhile.  Once we got outside the congestion, we … Continue reading

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London – St. Paul’s Cathedral, Tower Bridge and London Tower

29 June to 1 July 2016: St. Paul’s Cathedral, Tower Bridge, and London Tower London Tower and Tower Bridge St. Paul’s Cathedral

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London – Buckingham Palace & Parliament

29 June to 1 July 2016: Buckingham Palace and Memorial Gates, Horse Guard Parade, Parliament, and Westminster Abbey Parliament Area Buckingham Palace Area

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London – Hyde Park Area

29 June to 1 July 2016: Hyde Park, Kensington Palace, Princess Diana Monument, and Royal Albert Hall and Monument

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London

29 June to 1 July 2016: Absolutely Fabulous We had three nights in downtown London in the Mayfair Area which turned out to be a great location. We walked almost everywhere, only taking a taxi once to gain some lost … Continue reading

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Shake Shack – London

30 June 2016 Ok, this is getting ridiculous. During our December 2015 trip to NYC, we stumbled across a burger and shake place that we all liked, especially Elle. She loved it so much so we ate at a few … Continue reading

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Legoland Windsor

28 June 2016: Lego Wonderland In 2014 we took the kids to Legoland in Winterhaven, Florida. Both love Legos, especially my son. It had only opened three years prior to our visit and the Lego Hotel was under construction. The … Continue reading

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Wimbledon

27 June 2016: The Queue and the Championship – Opening Day The Queue: When I started planning this trip, it was a surprise to me that I could not buy tickets in the normal fashion. There are only four ways … Continue reading

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