St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle

Sunlight streamed through the glorious West Window. The seventy-five stained glass window panes were illuminated with the sun’s beautiful brilliance. Sunlight also beamed through the open doors, as a tour guide spoke to her captive audience of tourists. Across hundreds of years, many a King, Queen, Prince and Princess have passed beneath this magnificent window … More St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle

#Legoland Windsor

Embarking on a day trip to two major tourist attractions in the one day is a big undertaking with five kids in tow.  That is exactly what we did on Thursday, June 26th, 2014. We had visited Windsor Castle that morning and enjoyed the Changing of the Guard. After a little bit more exploring, we … More #Legoland Windsor

Mad Max Tour

What do you get when you combine a mini-bus, 7 adults, 7 kids, a white horse and a Mad Max driver?  Not Mel Gibson or Tina Turner. We were lucky enough to find out during our day tour on Saturday, June 28th, 2014. Our gang of 13 all meandered into the centre of Bath for … More Mad Max Tour

Buckingham Palace

Anyone visiting London for the first time is certain to list Buckingham Palace at the top of their sightseeing to-do-list. Photos by Esther Colavecchio In 2014, we were no different, despite us being there at a time of year when the State Rooms were NOT open to the public. We were keen to visit the … More Buckingham Palace

Tower of London

This is a long post. It could have been even longer. I loved this place and cannot wait to go back for a better look someday. …” he closed his eyes and held the little wooden urn in his weathered hands, while tracing its grooves and contours with his fingers.  As he touched it, he … More Tower of London