Kensington Palace and Diana’s Garden

As far as royal residences go, Kensington Palace in London was somewhat underwhelming. The brick exterior, which is probably one of the reasons why it didn’t seem like all the other palaces in Europe, reminded me more of a very large train station rather than a residence of the royals.   Read more

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A day at the Tower of London

There were a number of things in London on my “must see” list. One of them, and probably at the top of that list, was the Tower of London. My fascination with it was based mainly on the role it played in England’s history.  With stories of those that died there, lived and ruled, it has fascinated me for years. By being able to finally visit, I felt like I found my very own Disney. Read more

London in a day

I was beyond excited to finally visit London. A city that is steeped in history marked by loss, heartbreak, victory and triumph, it’s been on my bucket list for quite some time. Even though we had good five days there, with so many things to do and see, we needed to decide what to cover in that time frame. One of my favourite ways to start exploring a new destination is by doing the hop-on hop-off tour usually offered in most cities and luckily, in London. Here is why. Read more

London calling!

It’s less than a week now till my new adventure and I’m so excited to be finally going to London!

As a history major, I am almost giddy at the prospect of visiting the places I’ve learned so much about. London is a treasure trove of historical gems that sparked the imaginations of many, including me.   Read more