I really wasn't expecting to go to London and every day up until my cousin and I got on our plane felt like waiting for someone to tell me there had been a mistake. Our time in London was short but packed. It was amazing to see so many old buildings, places I've only read [...]
Before we left London for good I saw a Bubbleology and grabbed a coconut bubble tea to go. Bubbleology can be found in several places around London including Heathrow Airport. It's a cute science themed bubble tea shop and I enjoyed one last tea before boarding the plane to head home.
When we got to our hotel, a few hours before check in, my cousin and I sat in the lobby and waited. I went through the brochures that were around and saw a brochure for Matilda. Growing up Matilda was one of my favorite movies to watch and when I had heard that it was [...]
For our final night in London we met up with a friend of mine at one of her favorite restaurants called Dishoom. It's a beautiful Indian modern restaurant, I loved their decor and the feel of the restaurant. We ordered, at my friend's suggestion Bombay Virgin Pina Colada's to drink, and it was my favorite part [...]
Before I left for London I had a meeting with a teacher who goes to London often. She suggested I visit The British Library and check out their Treasures Gallery and exhibits, specifically the original handwritten manuscript of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures Underground which eventually became Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. The British Library turned out [...]
As a kid I loved mystery novels, so being in London I couldn't leave without a trip to 221 B Baker Street, the home of Sherlock Holmes. 221 B Baker Street is currently a museum and gift shop, and an expensive and packed one at that. I just wanted to visit, take photos and look [...]
Out of all the tours my cousin and I went on we agree that our favorite was this one. The Beatles walking tour wasn't on our original itinerary. Instead while we were on the Hop on Hop off Bus tour we were give a piece of paper for a free walking tour, then at the end [...]