The Floors at St.George’s Hall

Chris and I love history, museums and old architecture. We were quite lucky while we were in England; the Minton Floors in St.George’s Hall were uncovered for a short time. The floors are rarely seen to keep them intact. The floor is so intricate and gorgeous. They are now in the middle of restoring the […]

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Ladies Day at the Races

Only a day after we arrived in England, we had tickets to attend Ladies Day at Aintree. This is part of a three-day event of horse racing, ending on the final day with the Grand National, which is televised around the world. Ladies Day is when everyone dresses up their best and there is a […]

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Lunch in Liverpool

Chris, his mom Fiona and I went into Liverpool for a day out. We did a little shopping before going for lunch. We met Chris’s dad Ian at the Beatles hotel called A Hard Days Night. The restaurant attached is called Blake’s Restaurant. The restaurant wasn’t huge but had photos of the Beatles all around. […]

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Wanderlust

Over the weekend I have been reminiscing about what started my love of travelling, and what ultimately started this blog. Three years ago, I took a leap of faith and got on a plane in Vancouver ready to fly to London. With a fellow journalism student beside me, Samantha, we landed in London and explored a city […]

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Nice, France

Whenever we fly over to England to visit family and friends, we always try to make a quick getaway to somewhere in Europe. Since we have been to Paris many times before, we decided to try somewhere different in France. This time we chose Nice in the French Riviera. Our flight was early in the […]

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Let it Be: A Celebration of The Beatles

Being in my last semester and interning means I’ve not had much time to blog. However, yesterday my English boyfriend and I went to the Let it Be: a Celebration of the Beatles at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, to make him feel a little more at home. While it’s hard not to compare the performance […]

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Burscough, England

  Last night, after finally having a cooked English breakfast at home, my boyfriend and I went for a walk along the Leeds/Liverpool canal. I have lived here two months already and haven’t found the time to go for a walk. I was excited to see a different side of the little town I was living in. […]

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