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Made it back from New York City. Wow…what a great time! I’ll admit, I never had a strong desire to visit NYC. I’m more of a outdoors, national park kind of person…but I’d go back in a heartbeat! We flew into LaGuardia. The prices were better for us, but check both JFK and Newark when booking tickets. To get from the airport, we used Super Shuttle. So trying to find a budget… Read More

After getting settled into our comfortable and cozy hotel – the Luna Simone in Pimlico in central London, neither of us had jet lag. So we set off to explore the major tourists sites with our own walking tour of London. After a short tube ride, we exited at St. James’s Park and walked to Buckingham Palace.Then we walked through St. James’s Park to Trafalgar Square. After that, we walked down Whitehall,… Read More

My dad passed away last year. He wasn’t much of a traveler (I can still hear him saying, “I did enough traveling in Vietnam.” I won’t argue with that!). But he did encourage the rest of us to travel. In the weeks after his passing, one thing my mom and I did was plan a trip to London. For us, it was something to distract ourselves, but also something to look forward… Read More