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Weekend Tourist: Apsley House & Wellington Arch

October 10, 2016 , 0 Comments

I can’t count the number of times that I’ve sat on a bus, usually Rt 148, going around the Roundabout at Wellington Arch thinking to myself “Gee, I really should visit Apsley House”.  I grew tired of thinking that so I made the decision to take a visit to both sites over a weekend I…

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Touring Down Street Station

September 25, 2016 , 0 Comments

There remains many “secret” locations to see in London that tell amazing tales of the history of this city. An organization called “Hidden London“, in connection with TFL (Transport for London) have opened quite a few of these locations for tours. It’s become so popular that some of the tours even sell out months in…

Around London, Blog, Kent

Day Trips: Hever Castle

August 7, 2016 , 0 Comments

Day Trip to Hever Castle Hever Castle is a quick day trip from London and provides a really fun outing. The Castle and Gardens are absolutely stunning to visit and tour. There are two mazes to keep children (and adults) thoroughly entertained. You can even hire row boats or peddle boats to take out into…

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London Walks: Piccadilly Circus to Trafalgar Square

June 18, 2016 , 0 Comments

One of my favorite walks that I take visitors on covers a tremendous amount of sights in a short amount of space. The walk winds down from Regent’s Street, through Piccadilly Circus, across Leicester Square, and down to Trafalgar Square. Along the way there are dozens of sights to see including the National Gallery, Nelsons’…

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London Walks: Hyde Park

May 6, 2016 , 0 Comments

One of my resolutions this year is simply to get out and enjoy more of London. I’m hoping to make this a weekly or bi-weekly feature and am catching up from the last two weeks.. but welcome to my new segment: London Walks This first walk was taken on the early May Bank Holiday weekend touring…