London in 36 Hours

There are so many amazing things to do in London. Every year we go, we do something different, or see something we hadn’t seen before. Here is my latest guide for 36 hours in London. Noticeably missing from this list are riding the London Eye and visiting Big Ben (which is currently under restoration for […]

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Richmond Tea Rooms – Manchester, England

When in England, you must do as the English do. Chris and I found the cutest little tea room hidden away in the alleys in Manchester. We wanted to go for afternoon tea, and after a little bit of googling, I found a place called the Richmond Tea Rooms. This tea room was hard to […]

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My First Rugby Match

Chris has always loved rugby, even playing when he was younger. I had never even watched a rugby match on TV, let alone live. We thought it would be fun to go to the annual Good Friday rugby match in Wigan against St. Helens. We all got on the train from Burscough to Wigan to […]

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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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London Bull – Langley, B.C.

There is this striking restaurant that I occasionally drive past in Langley called London Bull. The outside is a dark metal with a distinctive logo painted on the side. It looks like an modern English Pub, that is slightly out of place. Chris and I had been meaning to try it for over a year, […]

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Portobello Road Market

Chris and I went down to London a few days before our flight home. Every time we are in London we try to do something a bit different. This time we went to Portobello Road Market. We took the underground to Ladbroke¬†Grove¬†station. We walked a short while before coming to Portobello Road. Even though it […]

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Afternoon Tea

I have been bugging Chris to take me for afternoon tea in Southport for forever! Finally, he took me. We went to Westminster Tea Rooms. As you walked in, it was as though you had stepped back in time. The staff were dressed in period pieces and the music was as though you were back […]

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