I went on a cruise years ago with my Dad’s extended family and remember being in awe of the luxurious ship and all the fun activities to do with my cousins. Mike had never been on a cruise and we thought it might be a good way to see some of the Mediterranean without having… Continue reading Mediterranean Cruise
Our friends living in the Southwest of France were kind enough to invite us to stay with them and show us around their neck of the woods. We of course wanted to see the beautiful “Sud Ouest” of France, so when Ryanair was offering some ridiculously inexpensive flights, we jumped on the opportunity. It turns… Continue reading Bordeaux
Paris is always a good idea. Especially in the springtime and when you can share the magic of the city with someone who hasn’t been before! We took a little break from sightseeing in London with my brother Michael, and hopped a Eurostar to Paris. (To prevent confusion, I call my brother Michael, and my… Continue reading Paris, Je T’Aime
Mike’s mom is visiting London for the first time in over 30 years, so we took the opportunity to play tourist a little bit. I bought hop on hop off tickets for the Thames Clipper riverboat.
We visited Brixton shortly before Christmas. It boasts a lively outdoor street market on the pedestrianised Electric Avenue, Pope’s Road and Brixton Station Road. It also has Brixton Village Market, Market Row and the Reliance Arcade, which are a series of covered markets.
Mike and I have previously been to the Columbia Road Flower Market and we were eager to share it with my parents. It’s a bit of a trek from southwest London, but you can make a day out of it by also checking out Spitalfields Market and Brick Lane at the same time. The market… Continue reading Columbia Road Flower Market
We were quite excited to check out Brick Lane, mostly because of the food! This area of East London is the notorious location of the Jack the Ripper murders and was previously considered a down and out area. It now has many galleries, shops, restaurants and who can forget the markets! We visited on a… Continue reading Brick Lane