Florence art guide
When visiting Florence’s Uffizi and Accademia galleries, we did some things right. But I have a few tips I wish I’d been given.
Harry Potter Studio Tour
My review of and advice for the Harry Potter set tour in London’s Warner Bros Studios.
Less wide-eyed, still bright-eyed
It worries me that in two years filled with travel, I may have lost some of the awe that was my constant companion.
Snow in Norwich
Norwich doesn’t have a single snowplow. To most of England, that seems completely normal, but it boggles my mind.
Surprise! A boat in Malta!
“Can I buy you a plane ticket for Christmas?” “Yes, yes, a thousand times yes.”
Seeing Shakespeare’s old stomping grounds
I couldn’t study writing in England without making the trek out to Stratford-Upon-Avon.
Valentine’s Day with St. Valentine
Tucked away on the right-hand side of a dark stone church, in a wooden box beneath a red-robed statue, are the remains of Saint Valentine.
I know people that can trace their family tree back for hundreds of years but I don’t even know where my last name comes from.