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Mary Christina
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London - Churchill War Rooms and Hyde Park
Andrew and Erika flew into London on a Friday and spent the day doing most of the big tourist sites, while I worked. Brett took the day off to show them around. As we do with most of our guests, we spend the first evening at a pub, to give our guests the op...

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Cambridge - Day trip from London
We are often asked if in our time here in London, whether we have traveled much outside of London. We actually have done quite a few day trips. In September we spent the day in Cambridge with 7 other American expats. Unfortunately the one weekend we picked ...

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Richmond - Day trip outside of London
As we have lived in London for 2 1/2 years, I thought this week I would focus on things I have loved about living here. One of my favourite things to do is to get out of the city and spend the day in Richmond, which is a little town only an hour away from C...

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Pubs on Pubs- One of our last weekends in London
Our last few weekends in London are winding down, and we couldn't be more sad that we are leaving this wonderful city. So today's post will be about London. We had friends in town this weekend, and so we tried to balance a good bit of seeing the big tourist...

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Lake Como - September 2015
The next stop on our Italian vacation was Lake Como. A massive lake in Italy where many small villages, all with very colorful houses, are built along the waters’ edge. We took the train from Milan and arrived into Varenna, from which we took the ferry over...

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Montepulciano - September 2015
Date of travel - September 2015 On Sunday we drove out to Montepulciano, a wine village in Tuscany a few hours drive from Florence. There are many towns you can visit in Tuscany, Chianti and Borollo to be specific. But we decided to go to Montepulciano whic...

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Florence - September 2015
In September we sent a week in Italy with Brett’s parents plus two other couples that are close family friends.  We flew into Florence, spent the day eating gelato, drinking a lot of wine and having the biggest meal of our life at Il Latini. Dinner at Il La...

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Belgium - Ghent/ Brussles
Back in the states my typical work travel consisted of middle of January trips to South Bend, Indiana, and frequent trips to small towns in Illinois where the best lunch spot was McDonald's and the best hotel was a motel, where the entrance to the rooms was...

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2015 travels
Our 2015 travel season has finally started and I am so excited about all the new countries and cities we get to visit this year. Quick shout out to the brains behind our travels -Brett, without you, none of this would be possible. Although I coast along in ...

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We went to Paris
Last week was our one year anniversary of moving to London, and this weekend is our 2 year anniversary of being married!! It's hard to comprehend the life that we have built over these last two two years: getting married, moving abroad, traveling to 10 diff...
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