March 2016 Around London

Apr 8, 2016
March began with our first city break of the year to Prague and ended with a long weekend in Fano for the Easter holiday. The time in London between those two trips was mostly spent with a nasty cold ...

February 2016 Around London

Mar 2, 2016
While I am still counting down the days until spring and restless for some warmer weather and longer days, I’ve come to appreciate our outdoor excursions even with the chilly temperatures. We ha...

Eating Out in London

Mar 1, 2016
We love eating out and trying out new places, and there is no shortage of great restaurants, of many different cuisines, around London. The highlights of the past month were brunch at two new-to-us pl...

Autumn Foliage at Kew Gardens

Oct 27, 2015
Today was a perfect day to be outdoors in the autumn sunshine and to take in the beautiful changing colors of the leaves. With 14,000 trees from around the world and plenty of unique attractions, Kew ...

Dukes Meadows Park in Chiswick

Oct 13, 2015
The past week has been fairly quiet for Little T and me. We’ve mostly stayed at home or around the neighborhood as we both recover from the cold, and on warmer days we’ve ventured out f...

Princess Diana Memorial Playground

Sep 24, 2015
Located in Kensington Gardens and next to Princess Diana’s Kensington Palace home, the Diana Memorial Playground was created by the Diana Memorial Fund and opened on 30th June 2000 in her memo...

Wandering Around Kew Gardens

Jun 17, 2015
With the sun making an appearance last week, we set out across the river to the Royal Botanical Gardens in Kew for a picnic lunch and a look at the Full of Spice Summer Festival. While it’s been...

Activities Aboard Cutty Sark

May 9, 2015
Our recent visit to the Cutty Sark in Greenwich made for a fun afternoon out, not only for the opportunity to climb aboard the 19th century tea clipper and learn about her impressive history sailing a...