After finishing up our exploration of Whitby, we made the 4.5 hour drive to North Wales, stopping briefly to explore the beautiful town of York. Having enjoyed a wonderful welcome to Wales by way of Betws-y-coed, I was now looking forward to a glorious afternoon spent discovering the city of Chester- famous for good shopping among a many other thing.
Before heading out however, I decided to stretch my legs and sneak out for a run, leaving the baby in capable hands while I escaped for a breath of fresh air. Given how much I love exploring a new town on foot, I thought this would be the perfect time to see whatever was attached to the steeple I could see from the road on the way in.
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Whether you’re heading to London for the Olympic games or just passing through, there is so much to see and do in this incredible city that planning a few days can be an overwhelming experience. Like any big city, London offers something for every traveler; the museum lover, the artist, the sports fanatic, the history buff, the political geek etc. so before you take-off, it’s important to think about what kind of traveler you want to be! That will help you narrow down your choice of things to do and see, but of course you can always shake things up once you touchdown. Having lived in the city multiple times while job searching and studying abroad, I acquired a taste for the best (and the worst) of things to see and do in London. Delivered in a four part series, each blog will focus on a different part of the London experience. To kick things off, here are my favourite things to see in England’s Bustling Capital city:
Oops – wait a second, you nearly forgot your map!
A map of the London Underground (the Tube) is vital for any visitor looking to explore London, all year round. The underground website also offers a journey planner so you can plug in exactly where you want to end up, when. So, pick your starting point, hold on tight, and away we go:
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