In Bruges…

Contrary to what the title of this post may indicate, this is not a movie review of a mediocre Colin Farrell film (sorry to disappoint). Nope..we’ve actually been in Bruges, Belgium. We just got back, in fact, and were far more pleased with the city than the characters in the aforementioned film. In case you’re […]

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Paris, je t’aime!

Ah, Paris! What can I say that would adequately capture the adoration that grew for you in three short days? I first met Paris 12 years ago on a weekend visit while studying abroad in London. After two days I was convinced I would never return for all the wrong reasons. I had missed my […]

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Borough Market Food Journey

Another fun-filled, busy week is coming to an end here in London and I find that I still haven’t found time to share our Lisbon trip experience. Being a world traveler is time consuming, y’all! However, before I (eventually) get my thoughts together and sum up our Tour de Portugal, I absolutely have to share […]

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Let’s Go To Oporto!

Whew! What a week it’s been!! We’ve just finished our tour de Portugal, and without a laptop or solid wifi I’ve gotten quite behind on sharing our experience. There’s so much to catch up on!¬†Our first stop in Portugal was Porto. After spending three lovely days there, I have only good things to say about […]

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Seaside Serenity in St. Ives, Cornwall

  The last five days were spent in St. Ives, Cornwall, on the English coast. St. Ives is the quintessential seaside village of which dreams are made. Imagine, beautiful sandy shorelines met by the most stunning turquoise water dotted with tiny white sailboats guarded by vibrantly green, moss-covered rocks and boulders. Seagulls abound, hoping to […]

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Afternoon Tea at The Orangery

No one does pomp and circumstance quite like the English. A classic example of that is afternoon tea, or, high tea. I mean, who else could take something as seemingly simple as tea and turn it into a posh social gathering that has basically become its own entity? But, high tea hasn’t always been the […]

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