Britain has arguably contributed more than any other place to world literature. We made it a point on our recent vacation to catch as many literature related sites as possible. You can read about our intentions in this article written prior to the trip: British Literature Vacation Plans. Here is what we were able to […]
London can be daunting to first time visitors, especially those of us from much smaller towns. Here are 4 tips for your London vacation to help you enjoy yourself and not be overwhelmed, that I learned on my first visit. Use the Tube! We had never ridden a subway before going to London and were […]
J.R.R. Tolkien is my favorite author. He is responsible for igniting my love of reading. If you aren’t familiar with him, he wrote most famously The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogy. He taught at Oxford University in England but loved to visit The Cotswolds. The Cotswolds are about 30 miles from Oxford […]
We set out for our London to Edinburgh train ride from King’s Cross Station. For four hours, we sped through the countryside of East England up to the Northern English coast into Scotland. If you are ever traveling from London to Edinburgh, I highly recommend that you take the train.
Roly and I are huge Harry Potter fans. My muggle wife has not read the books, but she recently watched the ‘Sorcerer’s Stone.’ On our recent trip to the Great Britain, we made it a point to try to visit as many sites associated with the books and movies as possible. Here is what we […]
I have yet to venture to many places and have never been overseas. There are so many beautiful places I want to see and many interesting cultures to explore. I have a long list of places I want to see, but I chose Great Britain as my first overseas destination for various reasons. These […]
We are leaving next week for our first overseas adventure to Great Britain. We will be staying in London, Edinburgh, and the Cotswolds and exploring from each. The history, the culture, and the scenery are so rich! Many of the images in my mind of Britain are based on literature. The destinations and experiences that […]