Whether it’s high tea, Welsh rarebit, sticky toffee pudding, or a hearty Belfast breakfast, the U.K. will fill you up literally and figuratively!
Flybe Airline Review: EDI-BHD-When researching flight options for my brother's birthday trip to Belfast, I found out there were surprisingly few options from Edinburgh (EDI) into Belfast City Airport (BHD). Flybe was the best choice, so while I'd never heard of the airline before, I decided to give them a try! Here's the tale.
What to Eat in the UK-This past year I checked all the countries of the United Kingdom off my "must do list," and it's safe to say I ate my way through them all! British food gets lumped together into one genre, but upon closer investigation, one starts to realize that each of the UK countries has their own distinct food.
What Women Pack for Winter in Europe-It's the dream! Winter in Europe is full of snowy mountain villages, Christmas markets, world-class ski and winter sports resorts, and in some countries... reindeer!
What I Ate: Iconic Eats-When one thinks of England, they think of Big Ben... and fish 'n chips. When one thinks of Hawaii, they think of hula girls... and pigs roasted in the ground! Come along with me on a culinary adventure of the most iconic foods I've ever eaten--so far!
Dining at the Olympic Restaurant-That spread to the White Star Line and beyond, so it came as no surprise when he mentioned wanting to visit the Titanic Museum in Belfast and have dinner at the White Swan Inn's Olympic Restaurant, whose interior was recovered from Titanic's sister ship, the R.M.S. Olympic!
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 theContinue reading "London in 2 Days"
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!
What to Eat in 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 States! PBS's Downton Abbey has brought up a resurgence of tea time and grand parties as well. Here's a look at our quick weekend getaway menu from jolly old London!
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 theContinue reading "Iconic London"
What to Eat in Belfast-If you didn't already know, I took a "wee" trip to Belfast with my "wee" brother recently, and what's one of the best things we did? We ate! There was loads of walking to do, so we worked up quite an appetite in just the two days we were there.
10 Reasons to Visit Belfast-I’ll be honest, Belfast was not at the tippy-top of my travel to-do list! But since visiting, I can’t wait to go back! I found it endlessly fascinating, from the history to the mythology to the breakfast! Here are 10 reasons you should make time for a few days in Belfast, Northern Ireland. 10. ToContinue reading "10 Reasons to Visit Belfast"
Afternoon Tea at the Titanic Hotel, Belfast-It wouldn't be a trip to the United Kingdom without a proper afternoon tea! It was my "little" brother's first trip to the UK, and while the trip was 100% for his 30th birthday gift, we would be remiss if we didn't experience tea at the Titanic Hotel while we stayed there. So here it is, complete with photos and descriptions!
10 Reasons to Visit Edinburgh-Bagpipes, sweeping landscapes, castles, haggis… a trip to Scotland is like a trip to Heaven, right?! If ever you’ve wondered whether a trip to Edinburgh, Scotland, is worth your while, the answer is a resounding “Yes!” Give this post a read and then start planning your trip. Here are 10 reasons to put Edinburgh onContinue reading "10 Reasons to Visit Edinburgh"
What to Eat in Scotland-If you didn't already know, I took a "wee" trip to Belfast with my "wee" brother recently, and what's one of the best things we did? We ate! There was loads of walking to do, so we worked up quite an appetite in just the two days we were there.
Solo Travel: Wales-This was my first solo trip in a while, so it was tons of fun to do my own thing and take full advantage of quality Quick Whit time! If you're planning a solo trip and want to put Wales on your list, this post will be your ultimate guide!
What to Eat in Cardiff, Wales-“Oh, you won’t find Welsh food here!” That’s a sentiment I heard from nearly every local person I asked! But never fear—I found some! Here's the short list of where you can find Welsh (and traditional British!) food in Cardiff. Check it out and don’t let anyone tell you there’s no Welsh here!