My friend had the inside scoop on this speakeasy off of Carnaby Street. We decided to try our luck. After a few minutes of waiting outside and appearing to read a newspaper, they let us in. We entered a train station after descending a flight of dimly lit stairs, a hostess assigned us our cabin... Continue Reading →

Sketch is straight out of a Wes Anderson film, this restaurant was one of the most beautiful I have ever seen and felt like I was in a dream. I couldn’t tell you how the food was, but the restroom is out of this world and the cocktails are fabulous!

I really could visit a castle every single day for the rest of my life. Since I was staying with a local who had been to nearly every castle nearby at some point during her childhood, we decided on Hever Castle because of my fascination with its former resident Anne Boleyn and her scandalous history.... Continue Reading →

There aren’t many places to go if you are interested in a real beach day in England, but Brighton is perhaps the only exception! Originally, Brighton was the place where the Prince of Wales in 1787 went for some sun and built a seaside retreat which is now known as the Royal Pavilion. Now I... Continue Reading →

London is one of my favorite cities and since I have visited a few times already, we wanted to do less touristy things and explore parts of the city I had not yet seen. Our first stop was Camden, the home of late jazz singer Amy Winehouse and also one of the trendiest neighborhoods I... Continue Reading →

Stonehenge to this day remains a mystery, not only is it impressive to see the enormous stones in the middle of nowhere but it is fun to ponder how they got there and why. Driving down the highway you pass by the site and can see it from the road, but since it was on... Continue Reading →

When I pictured what Bath would be like in my head, I imagined Elizabeth Bennet from Pride and Prejudice or other English 18th century characters enjoying the homogeneously colored grey city. The city really is like that with the only difference being the 21st century tourists and cars. It was easy to see and feel... Continue Reading →

As you can tell by now, I am clearly a Harry Potter fan and had a fabulous time casually visiting film sites and hot spots where the author sourced her inspiration. From the train in Scotland to Edinburgh Castle, I felt that the U.K. was very magical even in the rain and snow. So naturally,... Continue Reading →

How many times can I say The Beatles? This city lives and breathes everything Beatles related. So if you are a fan, Liverpool is a must. I took the Magical Mystery Bus tour which took you to the childhood homes of Paul McCartney and John Lennon as well as Strawberry Fields and Penny Lane. If... Continue Reading →

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