Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle Day Trip from London: Planning Guide & Tips

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Windsor Castle is one of the residences of the British royal family. This castle is located just outside of London, so it is easy to get to and well worth the visit. In fact, Windsor Castle is one of the best day trips from London. A visit to Windsor Castle takes about half of a day, including your transportation to …

How to Visit Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey: Best Things to Do & How to Plan Your Visit

Julie England, United Kingdom 2 Comments

Westminster Abbey is one of London’s top attractions. There is more to a visit to Westminster Abbey than simply strolling through the church and taking some photos. In this guide, we cover what you need to know about how to visit Westminster Abbey and get the most out of your visit, including what to do when you are here, the …

London Christmas

A Magical London Christmas Itinerary

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With Christmas lights sparkling over the city streets, ice rinks and Christmas markets popping up throughout town, Christmas themed afternoon tea, and pubs and restaurants decorated for the holidays, December is a magical time to visit London. This London Christmas itinerary combines the most festive places in London with London’s top sights. You’ll visit Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace, enjoy …

Christmas Afternoon Tea London

15 Festive Things to Do in London at Christmas

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Christmas markets, holiday themed afternoon tea, dazzling displays of Christmas lights, ice skating, shopping, and cozy pubs decorated for the holidays…these are all things to see and do in London at Christmas. London is magical at Christmas. The city streets sparkle with thousands of Christmas lights, famous department stores create elaborate holiday themed window displays, and Christmas markets pop up …

London Christmas Ornaments

Best London Christmas Markets to Visit in 2023

Julie England, United Kingdom 2 Comments

Springing up around the city, just weeks before Christmas, are the London Christmas markets. Filled with stocking stuffers, holiday decorations, clothing, and street food, these small markets are the perfect place to browse for gifts for friends and family, try some new foods, sip on mulled wine, and get into the holiday spirit. The Christmas markets are located throughout central …

Regent Street Christmas Lights

15 Places to See the London Christmas Lights (+Photos & Map)

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When it comes to Christmas lights, London is one of the brightest cities in the world. From November through early January, the city streets sparkle with brilliant displays of twinkling lights and holiday decorations. If you are planning a visit during this holiday season, seeing the London Christmas lights is one of the best things to do while you are …

Where to Stay in London

Where to Stay in London in 2023: Best Hotels & Neighborhoods

Julie England, United Kingdom 8 Comments

Deciding where to stay in London can feel like a monumental task. I get it. London is enormous. This sprawling city is one of the largest in Europe and it is home to a long list of things to see and do. Most of these sights are clustered in the city center and along the banks of the Thames River, …

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One Week in Europe: 25 Epic Itineraries

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With one week in Europe, you have an infinite number of possibilities for coming up with your “perfect” itinerary. Do you dream of visiting world-class cities like Paris, Barcelona, or Venice? Or would you rather hike the Alps, go on a scenic train ride, explore the beautiful beaches and coastal towns in southern Europe, visit fairytale towns and castles, island …

London Amsterdam Paris Itinerary

10 Day London Amsterdam Paris Itinerary

Julie England, France, Itinerary, The Netherlands, United Kingdom 68 Comments

A trip to London, Amsterdam, and Paris…sounds nice, right? With 10 days you have just enough time to visit these three cities, although it will be a bit of a whirlwind tour. There is a lot to see and do here, and our London Amsterdam Paris itinerary will help you manage your time so you can have the best experience …

London Paris Itinerary

The Perfect 10 Day London Paris Itinerary

Julie England, France, United Kingdom 61 Comments

A visit to London and Paris is a classic European trip. Climb the Eiffel Tower, stroll up the Champs-Elysees, visit the world-class museums of the Louvre and the British Museum, and even take a day trip to Stonehenge. With this London Paris itinerary, visit two of Europe’s grandest cities and make some lifelong memories. London Paris Itinerary: Day 1 Arrive …

Westminster Bridge London

5 Days in London: The Ultimate London Itinerary

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There’s just something about London. With its iconic skyline, trendy neighborhoods, world-class museums, and long list of popular attractions, London is a city that every traveler should visit. We put together this 5-day London itinerary to help you have the best experience here. About this London Itinerary In general, I grouped sites together based on their location in order to …

10 Days in Europe Itinerary

10 Days in Europe: 10 Amazing Itineraries for Your Next Trip

Julie Itinerary, Travel Inspiration 263 Comments

Europe is a joy to explore. With world-class cities, medieval towns, historical sites, the snowcapped Alps, gorgeous beaches, and some of the world’s most delicious food, you have the perfect ingredients for your next vacation. If you want to spend 10 days in Europe, we have ten amazing itineraries to share with you.  In this article we list 10 sample …