Day 8 – Edinburgh, Scotland

Sláinte Mhath! I was able to sleep in this morning before I headed out on my last day in Edinburgh. I did some shopping along the famous Royal Mile and followed the scenic path around the castle. The view never gets old and today the weather was exceptional! I walked back up the hill to... Continue Reading →

Day 7 – Edinburgh, Scotland

Hostel life was not so bad for a single night. The Kickass Hostel is very modern and surprisingly spacious. Riley and I shared a 4-bedroom dorm with two other travelers, one from Brazil. It was interesting being surrounded by fellow travelers again, but I was definitely looking forward to my last few nights in a... Continue Reading →

Day 6 – Edinburgh, Scotland

The Albany House in Penrith is the cutest little bed and breakfast I have ever been to! The couple that runs the b&b was so accommodating and sweet. We had a full English breakfast, including bacon, sausage, tomatoes, toast, baked beans, mushrooms, eggs and hashbrowns. Yum! It was so much food, I was only able... Continue Reading →

Day 4 – London, England

This morning we had another morning start. We began with a fun neighborhood called Notting Hill. I had been hearing great things from both Riley and Alice, so I was excited to see it in person. Alice was a wonderful tour guide once again and showed us a few Instagram-worthy spots that I definitely would... Continue Reading →

Day 3 – London, England

We woke up this morning at a decent hour to make it to our morning reservation at the Sky Garden. Alice was lucky enough to get us free tickets online the week before we arrived. The weather was sunny this morning, which was a nice treat. The Sky Garden is located on the 35th floor... Continue Reading →

Day 2 – London, England

After a long travel day and a short night's rest, we left London Heathrow Airport and headed straight onto the Tube (London subway) to find Alice & Henry's flat. The directions they had given us are spot on, so finding the trains and transferring were no problem. One thing we forgot to anticipate, though, was... Continue Reading →

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