announcements · United Kingdom Travel

It All Comes Back To edinburgh

Picture taken by Kara DiDomizio, 7 January 2023 It's been nearly 4 years since I last updated this blog. Originally, I had some posts on queue and then the pandemic occurred. It didn't occur for me to write or reminsce then. Now I realize that I want to revisit writing and traveling but I don't… Continue reading It All Comes Back To edinburgh

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 1

“This is a city of shifting light, of changing skies, of sudden vistas. A city so beautiful it breaks the heart again and again.”Alexander McCall Smith Three flights, and two layovers later, and I was almost regretting my decision to land directly into Edinburgh instead of London Heathrow and taking the train north. At London… Continue reading Edinburgh – A Tale of One City: Two Perspectives, Part 1