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Dining at the Olympic Restaurant

My younger brother turned 30 (thirty!) this year, and my gift to him was travel. Because what else would a travel blogger get for a family member’s milestone birthday? He has been fascinated with anything that floats or (especially) sinks ever since he was little, and the Titanic is the ship that sparked his interest.… Continue reading Dining at the Olympic Restaurant


Unusual Things about Alnwick, England

Our time in Alnwick was far too short, but I couldn’t stop being amazed everywhere I looked! Alnwick has found recent incredible fame as home to the Hogwarts (Alnwick Castle), but there’s so much more to it than that! The whole reason I went there was to have dinner with my brother at the White… Continue reading Unusual Things about Alnwick, England

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London in 2 Days

Everyone will tell you two days in London is not enough—and they’re right if your goal is to see and do everything! But if your goal is to make the absolute most of your time, I have the itinerary you need! I’m a huge proponent of traveling when and how you can, never waiting until the… Continue reading London in 2 Days

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How to Plan a Day Trip to Highclere Castle

Who has ever wanted to visit Highclere? Basically everyone who’s ever seen Downton Abbey or is at all interested in English history! It’s still the ancestral home of the Earl and Countess of Carnarvon, and its story goes much deeper than Downton. There are definitely some things to know before you go, though, so here is… Continue reading How to Plan a Day Trip to Highclere Castle

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Staying at the Legendary Savoy Hotel, London

It’s true! Steve and I got to stay at the legendary Savoy Hotel in London. You know it’s fancy when the address is simply, “The Savoy, London,” no further instruction needed. The Hotel’s History While it’s only been a hotel since 1889, the history of the Savoy goes back to the year 1246! Count Peter… Continue reading Staying at the Legendary Savoy Hotel, London

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Downton Abbey: Movie Moments at Highclere Castle

Now it’s inevitable, friends. The Downton Abbey Movie is coming! Its release date is September 20 in the U.S., so mark your calendars and start planning your trip now—things will pick up significantly after the movie comes out! *Some links below are affiliate links, meaning that by purchasing from these links, you will be helping my… Continue reading Downton Abbey: Movie Moments at Highclere Castle

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Beginner’s Guide to Tea in London

Y’all, these are #teatimegoals! I was so excited when Steve suggested we get a reservation for tea at the Savoy before a show at the theater! Talk about an epic date night. I was a little nervous about it, though, because I have no fashion sense, and London is a very fashionable place! Also, how… Continue reading Beginner’s Guide to Tea in London

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Things to Know Before You Visit London

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday! Is London on your travel list? Whether you have just a weekend or a whole month to explore this world-renown capital city, there are a few things that may be handy to know before you go! Useful Information First things first: the basics! Currency: Pounds, or the GBP Language: British English… Continue reading Things to Know Before You Visit London

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What to Eat in London

If you follow me on Facebook, Instagram, and/or Twitter (all @quickwhittravel), you may know that my sweet husband and I spent last weekend in Iconic London! British food in general has had a reputation for being a bit bland, but in recent years, British pubs have been popping up all over the place in the… Continue reading What to Eat in London

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Iconic London

Ah, foggy London town! It is arguably the most well-known and iconic city in the world, and this is my first official visit! (You know, besides a fly-over and layover at Heathrow.) It’s my personal opinion that first-time visitors everywhere have a distinct advantage over locals and frequent visitors. First-timers are not jaded by the… Continue reading Iconic London