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It was one of my favorite days: a trip to Windsor Castle–a place I had never been on my earlier visit to London during college. We left our hotel and took the tube to Paddington Station. From there we purchased tickets and boarded a First Great Western train, changed at Slough, and then arrived at Windsor & Eton Central station. The trip takes around 35 minutes. After exiting the station, you’re basically… Read More

We awoke to another cloudy and foggy day–but of course we wouldn’t let that slow us down. The first stop was The Shard – London’s newest skyscraper. Pyramid-shaped, the Shard is 87 stories high and is the tallest building in the European Union. The observation area – The View from the Shard – just opened last month. To get there, we took the tube to the London Bridge station and made our… Read More