The Tube

London Underground, also known as the Tube, was the first underground railway in the world when it opened to the public in 1863. It was also the first to operate electric lines some seventeen years later in 1890. Being a public transportation junkie I really wanted to ride the metro at some point during our…

London Pride With Fish & Chips

Fish and chips has been England’s favorite takeaway dish since the late Victorian era. So it was without question a dish we had to have at least once while visiting the Queen. The Horniman at Hay’s was our pub of choice located on the riverbank very close to the Tower Bridge. It was quite nice…

England Day 1 – London

4am wake up time, 5am drive to the airport, 6:30am flight with arrival in London Luton at 9 in the morning. That was just the beginning. Jo and Hamish were our hosts for the five days we spent in England. Jo is Karolina’s high school friend and if it wasn’t for Jo and her other…