Wimbledon

My day at Wimbledon was certainly an experience I’m not likely to forget any time soon! Decorations have popped up all over London, and it’s pretty much all anyone is talking about! My roommate Ari invited me to go with him, and since tickets can be quite expensive, we decided to try our luck in…

Mewsing About London

I love exploring different parts of London any chance I get. Lately, I have been obsessed with London’s Mews. The term “mews” is a British word used to describe a row of stables, typically with carriage houses on the bottom with living spaces up top.  Historically, mews tended to have been built around or behind…

Mewsing Around London, Part II

There were wayyyy too many mews to fit in one post, so to avoid overwhelming you with colorful houses, flowers, and overall prettiness fit for a magazine cover, I broke it up into two parts. To catch up on Part I, click here. So, continuing on with my wanderings around London, here is Part II of London’s…

Patriotic London

Being an American, I’m used to a certain level of public patriotism, especially during the summertime. I’m used to seeing American flags waving in the wind, posters and banners placed all around town, and red, white, and blue EVERYWHERE. Our love of patriotic things becomes even more intense during the month of July. Every July,…

Wysteria Hysteria in London

Spring in London has now become my favorite season. I have never really cared all that much for spring.  It’s muddy. It’s allergy season.  It’s my sinuses own personal hell. But London is changing my perception of this season.  Or, it is making me despise it a little bit less, simply because it is just…

Fort William and Mallaig (Scottish Highlands)

This was my mom’s first time in Scotland, and I wanted to take her up to the Highlands to experience its beauty for herself.  After my first adventure to the Highlands last October, I have been dreaming about the sparkling lochs (lakes), intimidating mountains, and breathtaking sights. However, on my first Highlands trip, I was unable to stop…