London

A Visit to Oxford England

September 18, 2016
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I’ve wanted to visit Oxford forever. When I was in high school I briefly toyed with applying there for college, and when I was in college I wanted to go for a semester abroad. My stepfather had spent 6 weeks there at the university doing an acting program with the Yale School of Drama and […]

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Chiswick, London

September 10, 2016
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Chiswick is a suburb in West London, about half an hour by train from the city center (in tube zone 4). We chose this neighborhood primarily because we found an affordable vacation rental with enough bedrooms and bathrooms for 8 people. It’s a lovely little neighborhood with a small town feel, complete with decent supermarket […]

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Hampton Court Palace- Day Trip From London

August 4, 2016
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Hampton Court Palace was built in the early 1500’s originally by Thomas Wolsey, but eventually finished by King Henry VIII. We took a day trip with the family to see all the royal splendor. In the winter, when we were there, the hours were shortened but there was a very cool light show in the […]

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Day Trip To Greenwich (Outside London); Cutty Sark, Meridian Line, Royal Observatory

July 20, 2016
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On one of our days in London we took the tube into the city, using our Oyster Travelcard, and picked up the Thames Clipper to Greenwich (discounted ticket with the Oyster Card). It’s possible of course to get to Greenwich by tube or by bus, but going by boat was scenic and fun, if not […]

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London in Winter; British Museum, Tate Modern and Borough Market

July 9, 2016
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Why would we go to London in winter? It certainly wasn’t for the weather which was at best, chilly. We went to London to spend Christmas with David’s family. While that was lovely, in terms of sightseeing, the week around Christmas, may not the best time to be a tourist, but we were determined to […]

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What’s new on wired2theworld? Cambodia, Burma, London, China and Italy, oh my!

May 17, 2015
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I’m behind on blog posts. Like really, really, behind on writing about the wonderful places we’ve been in the last year. But I’d like to change that so I’m putting it out there, making it public, in the hopes I’ll be publicly shamed encouraged enough to finish in less time than it took me to write […]

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