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London: Crowded Museums, Harrods Food Hall and Hyde Park

I never tire of trips to London; particularly when I get to play tourist. Last Saturday Isa and I went – despite the mild concerns of my parents-  to continue with our steady stream of Museums started in Oxford the day before. First stop: The V&A. We didn’t stay for long; there is a huge amount… Continue reading London: Crowded Museums, Harrods Food Hall and Hyde Park

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Oxford, U.K Part II: The Botanical Gardens

A few snaps of our little visit to The Botanical Gardens in Oxford. As with all the places mentioned in my previous Oxford post, if you’re ever in the city, the gardens are well worth a visit. AND I’M FREEEEEEEEE Seeing these two together was adorable. “SACK OF POTATOES, LETS PLAY SACK OF POTATOES AGAIN!!”.… Continue reading Oxford, U.K Part II: The Botanical Gardens

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Oxford, U.K Part 1: Please-Touch Museums, Stunning Chapels and Quirky Colourful Streets

Above: The High Street, Oxford  It’s Monday afternoon and I have a few minutes to squeeze in a blog post before going to pick Maia up. So I’ll throw in a few photos of my recent trip to Oxford and call it a post. A very visual post.. My Spanish friend Isa came to stay… Continue reading Oxford, U.K Part 1: Please-Touch Museums, Stunning Chapels and Quirky Colourful Streets

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The Beauty of Eastern Europe: The Polish Countryside

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart”. – Confucius Today I am rushing around preparing the house for the arrival of my lovely Spanish friend Isabel tomorrow. We met in 2007 when my Spanish teacher Mrs Wood showed me her photograph and informed me she would be my Spanish exchange. (She also told me… Continue reading The Beauty of Eastern Europe: The Polish Countryside

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Texas Roadtrip Adventures: San Antonio

“Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.” ― Anita Desai Until last year, I had never even heard of the city of San Antonio. But as Berlyn pointed out; if you’re ever in Texas, it’s well worth visiting. There’s a lot to see. We only stayed for one night, so didn’t manage many… Continue reading Texas Roadtrip Adventures: San Antonio

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Texas Roadtrip Adventures: AUSTIN

“Most of the time, beauty lies in the simplest of things.” ― Winna Efendi After a short stop over in the small town of Smithville, we soon arrived in Austin, the state capital of Texas. We quickly found parking, and headed over to the Texas State Capitol, which “contains the offices and chambers of the… Continue reading Texas Roadtrip Adventures: AUSTIN

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Texas Roadtrip Adventures: SMITHVILLE

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” ― Ursula K. Le Guin One little adventure I will always remember fondly was our day trip to Austin. It was one of those funny days where the journey seemed more fun than the actual… Continue reading Texas Roadtrip Adventures: SMITHVILLE