Tag Archives: England

The Armor of England’s Charles II

I just landed in London, and am excited to get back to the Tower of London to see the awesome collection of armor, like that of Charles II.

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I’m Returning to London

London. My visit a year ago was to see a friend. Now I’m returning. I’ll see my friend again, but I’m also showing my dad around. Long ago, when he was in the military and he was stationed in Germany, he and my mother generally traveled east. He’s never been to England. So what to […]

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Taking A River Thames Cruise

Taking a River Thames Cruise under the London Eye.

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Picnicking Outside England’s Donnington Castle

Donnington Castle, only a short drive out of London, is a great place for picnics and games.

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Updating My Travel Tattoo

As the needle dug into my flesh, I recalled how much a tattoo can hurt. I also remembered that it wasn’t nearly as painful as I first anticipated. And in the end, for a design I truly loved, it was all worth it. I wasn’t at Denver’s Th’ink tank Tattoo, though, for a new tattoo, […]

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Finding the Best Kitsch While Shopping in London

I collect kitsch of all kinds when I travel, and some of the best is found while shopping in London. Will and Kate magnets, Rosetta Stone paperweights, cityscape paintings so overly mass produced that they’re sold for only a pound a piece. I bought them all to the point of bursting my suitcases, and then […]

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