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Trip: London, Aye

There are [10] stories from my trip: London, Aye


Brass Junkie

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | Views [428]

Another day of rain!  In London!  How... typical.  It is amazing how depressing the city feels when the weather is not good; most of the tourists seem to vanish.  I'm fortunate that I got the days of sunshine that I did because in this weather, knowing ... Read more >


Don't Stop Me Now

UNITED KINGDOM | Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | Views [679] | Comments [3]

I finally had my big British breakfast this morning: bangers, chips, toast, bacon, egg and beans along with a cup of tea all for 5 pounds.  The sign outside the restaurant said “Fish and Chips,” but when I stepped inside it was very much a Middle Eastern ... Read more >


Oh What a Night

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | Views [544] | Comments [1]

I overslept this morning intentionally and didn't roll out of bed until 8. It was a cloudy day but not raining so I still decided to keep on trying to walk around outdoors. I made my way to Leicester Square to check out the discounted tickets ... Read more >


Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough

UNITED KINGDOM | Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | Views [601] | Comments [2]

Believe it or not I woke up at 7 this morning to a gorgeous sunny day, so I hustled out to Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens to take advantage of the sunshine. Spent a few hours walking around/getting lost. I found my way to Kensington Palace, ... Read more >


Where's the Beefeater?

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | Views [922] | Comments [2]

Started out early this morning on the Tube to Westminster Abbey, which doesn't open until 9:30 so being early I thought I'd walk around and get a good look at Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament and the London Eye. By the time I got back to the ... Read more >


Gray Skies are Gonna Clear up?

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 12 Jun 2011 | Views [463] | Comments [1]

Today wound up being a pretty mellow day once I got into London.  I grabbed a really quick dinner from Pret a Manger, which wound up being a UK chain restaurant, but it was the first restaurant I could see from my hotel window so it won that honor of ... Read more >


London Safe and Sound

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 12 Jun 2011 | Views [390]

It's 1 p.m. and I'm checking in from my hotel room at Millenium Bailey's in Kensington to report that all is well in London.  I got here without any incidents.  The plane ride wasn't as bad as I had thought; I managed to get at least 2 hours of sleep ... Read more >


Photos: London 2011

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 12 Jun 2011 | Photo Gallery


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London Bound

USA | Saturday, 11 Jun 2011 | Views [313]

3 hours of sleep later and I'm almost done packing.  This will be my last entry until I get to London - and then I will make sure to pay the ridiculous internet fees from my room at Millenium Bailey's Hotel in Kensington.  I didn't even have time to ... Read more >


And let the packing begin... NOW

USA | Friday, 10 Jun 2011 | Views [244]

So after getting home from work at 11 p.m. on a Friday, here are the things I am thankful for: Vacation days that expire by June 30 Being forced into eating lunch out today (thanks, guys) Blackberry with no service in Europe Packing.  Let me make ... Read more >