Attractions · United Kingdom Travel

History Happened Here: Hampton Court

Divorced. Beheaded. Died. Divorced. Beheaded. Survived. When we think of Henry VIII's reign, a lot of us may feel we are so far removed from that time period that we can't truly conceptualize how big of an impact this late-in-life obese, larger than life tyrant played in British or world history. I have always been… Continue reading History Happened Here: Hampton Court

City Exploration · United Kingdom Travel

Edinburgh – A Tale of One City: Two Perspectives, Part 2

"Half a capital and half a country town, the city leads a double existence; it has long trances of the one and flashes of the other; like the king of the Black Isles, it is half alive and half a monumental marble."Robert Louis Stevenson When the cab left us outside Grantham Station that March morning,… Continue reading Edinburgh – A Tale of One City: Two Perspectives, Part 2