Brugge

I fell in love with Brugge (or Burges if you are looking it in English) as soon as we started walking down the street from the train station. The beautiful constructed houses on the canals, some with the dates displayed on the fa├žade, the arched bridges over the numerous canals, and the skyline of gorgeous spires were all enchanting. Our primary focus for visiting Brugge … Continue reading Brugge

British Museum, British Library, and King’s Cross Station

I was very interested in going to the British Museum. I’ve seen it in so many movies and referenced as having all kinds of items that I wanted to see. I really love Egyptian artifacts and I was so thrilled to see the Rosetta Stone and the various mummies. However, the sheer number of people who were also vying to see these items made it … Continue reading British Museum, British Library, and King’s Cross Station

Westminster Abbey, National Gallery and National Portrait Gallery, Sir Ian McKellen, and Beer

If you like beer, I highly suggest several pub stops while in London. We replaced afternoon tea with a beer stop instead. On Friday night, after dinner, we were walking around and discovered that EVERYONE is out having a beer on the street next to the pubs. I had forgotten that when I lived in Spain we did the same thing. It’s a fun atmosphere … Continue reading Westminster Abbey, National Gallery and National Portrait Gallery, Sir Ian McKellen, and Beer