Category: England

Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle

For the audio version, click below. The boys and I left Eastbourne for a day trip out to Kent, to visit the “Loveliest Castle in the World,” Leeds Castle. It was quite a bit out of the way in the countryside, but being a weekday […]

Eastbourne England

Eastbourne England

About one hour east of Brighton, England, is another seaside resort community called Eastbourne, where we spent our final few days of our two month European trip. We rode the bus through the hilly countryside, passing the Three Sister’s Chalk Cliffs along the sea. We […]

Seaside in Brighton

Seaside in Brighton

After a month and a half of busy touring throughout Iceland, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and Eastern England, it was time to head to the seaside.  We left London, and took the train to Brighton, a seaside resort community located on the South Central coast of […]

Halloween in London

Halloween in London

Have you ever celebrated a holiday in another country? One holiday that we have spent away from home several times is Halloween. While RVing full time, we celebrated Halloween in two U.S. cities aside from our home in Chicago – San Diego and Albuquerque, and […]

The Making of Harry Potter Studio Tour

The Making of Harry Potter Studio Tour

One treat we had planned for the kids while in London was to take them to see Warner Bros, Making of Harry Potter Studio Tour, where all of the Harry Potter movies were filmed. Not only was our oldest son a huge fan of Harry […]

Markets, Museums, & Amazing London Highlights

Markets, Museums, & Amazing London Highlights

Our friends treated us to a tour around London with a cruise on the Thames River, beginning at the Tower of London, and ending at Greenwich.  We loved seeing some of London’s iconic sights from the River, including Big Ben, the London Eye, and Tower […]

A Journey Through Historic London

A Journey Through Historic London

As our time in Bath came to an end, we looked forward to the next leg of our trip to one of the greatest cities in the world, London, where we would spend two fabulous weeks. We rented an apartment for the time we stayed […]

Cotswold Villages of Lacock & Castle Combe, England

Cotswold Villages of Lacock & Castle Combe, England

As we left Avebury and wound our way toward the Cotswolds, we traveled skinny two lane roads surrounded by trees, barely enough room for one car to pass at a time.  Sometimes the tour bus had to stop completely to allow a driver from the […]

Stonehenge & Avebury Stone Circles, England

Stonehenge & Avebury Stone Circles, England

Using Bath as our base, we selected a Mad Max Tour for a long day trip to Stonehenge, the Cotswolds, and the Avebury Stone Circles.  We were extremely happy with both the tour company and the stops on the route.  It was a smaller bus […]

The Romans, Jane Austen, & Lovely, Lovely Bath

The Romans, Jane Austen, & Lovely, Lovely Bath

Oh, lovely, lovely, Bath, where do I begin?  How we loved this beautiful city!!!  Bath is so much more than just the sight of the famous Roman Baths!  In fact, upon researching, I was surprised to also find it to be the home of the […]