England (23)

Top Things To Do With Kids In London

Going to London, England? We just spent a week-and-a-half in London and loved every minute! For us, it was the lead up to Christmas, so it was the season for festivities, Christmas Markets, English humor, street decorations, silly Christmas jumpers, and shopping! But between all that, we managed to see and do a lot. TIP: […]

London Accommodation – An Arty Apartment

Wanting to rent an apartment in London but tired of dealing with dodgy owners and broken down appliances?  Then we think we may have discovered a great concept that offers the most fabulous service. If you rent apartments when you travel, then you will love this. Read on….. Central Check-in Our black London cab drops us […]

Staying On A Boutique Barge in Little Venice London

Little Venice is a hidden gem of London, tucked away near Paddington.  Here, pretty decorated narrowboats and barges line the canals and waterways of London as ducks, geese, and swans glide on by the tea-colored water. We decided at the very last minute that because we were in France, that we would ‘pop over’ to London. […]

Bus, Train or Car: The Best Way to Get Around the UK

The UK is not the largest country in the world, but in order to travel from city to city, you will need to decide upon a mode of transport, as walking is not an option and cycling may not be wise. Most people drive or use public transport (train or bus). Each mode of transport […]

Ten Tips for Affordable UK Travel

We are about to leave the UK, and I have some great ideas to share with you on affordable ways to enjoy your vacation. We have been in and out of UK over the past year or so, and really love it there. So have gathered some good tips for travelers from abroad that might […]

Game On! Newcastle

Newcastle is quite a happening city now. It is in the north of England, not too far from the border of Scotland. We have just sold our car and have decided to stay on a couple more days, as we want to give Explorason some time to have some fun.  The past few weeks have […]

We are falling for Newcastle

We are finally leaving Continental Europe after nearly a year of road travel.  It has been an amazing year, and it has been a bit like a marathon race these past few months to get back here in time with the car. The insurance expires the day after we arrive back at midday. (Our last […]

London Eye and River Cruise

London Eye and River Cruise, England Attraction Name: London Eye Location:  Riverside Bldg, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7PB, United Kingdom Telephone:  +44 871 781 3000 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialLondonEye Website: http://www.londoneye.com Date visited: June 2014 Child-friendly: Yes Review: Last weekend when we were in London we decided to finish off our time with a twilight cruise, and a sunset slow […]

Day 2 in London – so much to see

Day 2 in London – so much to see We are trying to see London in 2 or 3 days. We had a bad day yesterday, but we loved it. So on the way in on the train today we see the stop for Tower Bridge and jump off.  We are glad we did.  Here […]

London England is fantastic – Day 1

London England is fantastic – Day 1 Today is a day we have been waiting for – in fact we have waited a long time. Explorason wants to see Big Ben. So it was interesting that as we took the Underground from Victoria on the Circle Line that we hopped off at Westminster.  As soon […]

Chessington England is educational and fun

Chessington England is educational and fun We are staying with friends who used to live in Australia. They have a son 2 years younger than mine, and the boys are getting along so well. They were only 2 and 4 years old when they played last. What a change! As soon as we were in […]

Windsor Castle England

Windsor Castle England is a great education This morning was our last day in Windsor, England. So we decided to make it an educational time, and do a tour of the Windsor Castle. Once inside, we decided not to do an audio tour, but just to walk around. The castle is beautiful. From every angle […]