A Long Weekend in London

London is America’s gateway drug for European travel, an English-speaking opportunity to poke through 2,000 years’ worth of history, glimpse the future, then sit down with a cocktail to watch the world hurry by.

However, since it’s likely that you don’t have the years it would take to properly see all of its 659 square miles, might I recommend a long weekend to simply see a bit of London for yourselves?

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For the Love of London

It’s an auspicious day for Anglophiles. I’ve just been up half the night watching Prince William and Kate Middleton get married in spectacular fashion, and wow…do I miss London.

Why, you ask? Well let me count (some of) the ways — in pictures.

It's a joy to wander beside the Thames near Temple and the Oxo Tower, and along the side streets near Spitalfields

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South West England: Of Crop Circles & Sacred Stones – Pt. 2

Continued from
South West England: Of Crop Circles & Sacred Stones – Pt. 1

<All photos by Regina Allen>

This past August, for her 40th birthday dream trip, my friend Regina’s husband treated her to Sacred Britain’s Crop Circles & Sacred Sites Tour.

The tour wends through two counties in South West England, arguably the most spiritually and historically intriguing/oddball swath of the country.

And for England, that’s really saying something.

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South West England: Of Crop Circles & Sacred Stones – Pt. 1

Crop circle in the County Wiltshire

Crop circle in the County Wiltshire

In an untraditional twist on both the nature of couples’ travel and, well, the nature of travel itself, check out my friend Regina’s (relatively) recent journey through South West England…on a stone-and-crop circle tour.

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Adventures in Layover Land: London

From way, way up in The London Eye

From way, way up in The London Eye

It’s an eternal quandary for travelers: What to do on a long layover (especially when it’s unexpected)?

We once turned a missed Heathrow connection into a mini-weekend in London.

Here’s why, how and what we did.

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