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A Night in London at Shakespeare’s Globe

Shakespeares Globe

Never ever over book yourself, especially if it’s your first day of your trip. Trust me, I know. Because well, I did just that. I had planned quite a big day for myself my first day in London including The Shard and Shakespeare’s Globe. Though, originally it wasn’t supposed to be that big. At the last-minute […]

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Everything to Know About the YHA Oxford Street Hostel

yha oxford street

I’ve stayed at YHA hostels before and thoroughly enjoyed my time there! It was the YHA London Central last time so I chose to check out the YHA Oxford Street location this time. Since shopping in London is an addiction of mine, this provided me a precarious situation since I’d be so close to the best […]

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London’s Little Gem, Neal’s Yard in Covent Garden

Neal's Yard

One of the really wonderful things about London I find is that there’s always some little gem just around the corner if you’re willing to look. Neal’s Yard in the Covent Garden area of London is one such place. I was lucky that I had seen a photo of it online months and months prior […]

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27 Movies Set in Europe to Watch Before You Travel

movies set in europe

There are countless movies filmed in Europe, but this list encapsulates wanderlust for the countries across the pond. Movies set in Europe that paint a picture of the cities and towns there. Films that make you want to buy a plane ticket and fly across the Atlantic. I leave for Europe in just short of […]

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Be Sherlock Holmes For a Day in London

Sherlock Holmes

I started my day in London by going to the Sherlock Holmes Museum and ended it at the Sherlock Holmes Pub. After the museum, I went off for a walk through Regents Park, it is literally a block away, you can see it from Sherlock’s window. Take your time here as it is an exquisite […]

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How to Spend a Perfect Day in London

Travel Day in London

London Bridges falling down, well not exactly. The bridge above is commonly mistaken as the London Bridge. This bridge is in fact Tower Bridge, named so because it’s near the Tower of London. The London Bridge is just west of Tower Bridge, and much less glamorous in size and scale compared to the Tower Bridge. […]

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Is the Sherlock Holmes Museum Worth it?

Sherlock Holmes Museum

One of the most highly anticipated events on my trip to Europe was the Sherlock Holmes Museum. I had missed it on my last trip to London and was determined not to miss it again! With all the hullabaloo over BBC Sherlock, Elementary, and Downey Jr.’s films, I was nervous it would be more of […]

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Should You Stay in a Hostel? Experiences in European Hostels

stay in a hostel

Staying in a hostel on vacation can save you a lot of money, but will it dampen your experience? The first  time I stayed in one, I wasn’t sure about the whole experience as I had only stayed in hotels. I’m here to tell you all about what hostels are like and figure out, should […]

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