A Sunny Walk in London Town

Have you missed London posts? We sure have! So lets get back to it! I really could have spent all my time in the hotel and across the street wandering around Hyde Park. Since it was our first trip there though, I knew we had to get out and explore at least a few of the main sights and tour the expansive streets. Sometimes you just...

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London & Paris in Polaroids

It's winter. The days have become too short and too cold. To brighten my spirit and warm my heart, I decided to relive our magical trip through the polaroids we took. Hope they bring a bit of warmth and cheer to you too...

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Around the Royal Academy of Art

Walking the streets of London was like no experience I have ever had in a big city. Granted I have only been to a few cities (Portland, Seattle, Los Angelas), but London's streets had extra bustle in them. It wasn't the kind of rushed activity though that one would want to immediately escape. No, at the time I simply reveled in the moments of seeing...

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London From Above

Though I have always had a slight fear of heights, I have never had any issues with going on ferris wheels. I figured that these big man made contraptions had to be at least half way safe since people were riding them constantly. I remember my first time in one at the county fair, going up with my brother and looking out over the fairgrounds....

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The Wolseley

After a few mornings dining in our suite at The Lanesborough, we decided that we needed to venture out and have a substantial English breakfast. London is a big place it turns out and there are lots of wonderful places all over. Here I thought I was going to be able to experience all of the best parts of London within the week we were there....

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Laduree and the Difficulties of Writing

Writing can be difficult, whether you write often or from time to time. Reporting dry information about a location in the world, a relatively well known business, or a person with accolade-a-plenty can be as simple as a three and a half minute Google search and some half decent regurgitation. Writing sincerely and from the heart is much, much harder. Producing something original, poignant and...

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Craving for Beauty

"Tea is quiet and our thirst for tea is never far from our craving for beauty." - James Norwood Pratt   ...

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Our First Walk Around London

The second day of our trip was really our first full day in London. When we arrived we were just simply so sleep deprived and exasperated, we pretty much just had to lay in bed in our suite and slowly fade into unconsciousness. When we awoke, we ordered coffee and tea. Soaking in the beauty and luxury of our suite while sipping on tea and...

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Afternoon Tea at The Lanesborough

This post was sponsored by The Lanesborough, a St. Regis Hotel. Follow them on Facebook and Instagram. Our second day in London was even better than the first. After having slept for fourteen hours straight in attempt to overcome our jet lag, we awoke to streams of sunshine peaking through our windows and the gentle, murmured sounds of the city outside. We expected cloudiness and fog...

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A Gracious Welcome

Our time in London was so completely extraordinary that it's hard to believe that it actually happened. This was my first trip out of the continental United States and I know for fact not my last. Though I believe I may have now ruined all future stays elsewhere because of this trip. It was so lavish, luxurious and full of beauty that I can't even...

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