Queen’s Guard Tower Of London The Tower of London had much more to see and do than I expected. We stopped by one afternoon and pretty much stayed there until it closed and they kicked us out. When I go back to London this might very well be one of the first places I stop. […]
Platform 9¾ At King’s Cross Station London Joyce enjoyed visiting Platform 9¾ At King’s Cross Station London where visitors can have a photo op with a trolley stuck to the wall. There is also a Harry Potter located there as well so you can stock up on wands and such. Be prepared to wait in a […]
While in London we felt obligated to witness of the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace. Our visit was during October and the crowd was still pretty big. Having been our first time we were not sure where to find a place to stand but still managed to see a fair bit of the […]
Today’s travel snapshot is from The British Museum, just look at the detail on that thing!
Japanese battle helmet This is a 17th Century Japanese helmet that is part of the British Museum’s collection. For me it was fascinating to see this ancient armor (or armour) close up. Does it look familiar to you? This style of helmet was where George Lucas drew inspiration from for Darth Vader. This was just […]
Borough Market was a frequent stop for us when we spent the month of October 2013 in London. It was right across the street from a major underground train station and had plenty of different kinds of food to share. We did not buy any rabbits though as we are used to our meat coming […]