Neuschwanstein Castle Here We Come!

After a good nights sleep in the cabin, we were off on our first scheduled tour. We headed to Neuschwanstein Castle. Neuschwanstein castle is rumored to be the castle that Walt Disney used as inspiration for Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland. The real castle is absolutely breathtaking and it is easy to see why Walt … Continue reading Neuschwanstein Castle Here We Come!

Germany Here We Come!!!!

We are off again. This time we are headed to Bavaria, Germany for an amazing two-week holiday. We are staying at Edelweiss Lodge and Resort, which is a resort for Active- Duty Military serving in the Euro-Command. We were so excited that we are eligible to stay. We flew from Southampton, England to Munich, Germany. … Continue reading Germany Here We Come!!!!

Scotland: Part 6

  Our next morning in Scotland was Christmas Eve and it started out a little bit more relaxed than the last couple of days. We lounged around the flat and took our time heading out. Our plans for the day centered on visiting the Edinburgh Christmas Market. We wanted to last late into the evening … Continue reading Scotland: Part 6

Scotland: Part 5

Our first morning in Edinburgh was beautiful. We had big plans for the day and were excited to get out of the flat and explore the city. Our plans for the day included visiting the Royal Mile and then heading into Edinburgh Castle where we had Christmas Lunch booked. Our flat was in Leith and … Continue reading Scotland: Part 5

Scotland: Part 4

The morning after our adventure to Islay, we were exhausted. We packed up the hotel room and headed out to explore more of Dumbarton. We were planning on visiting a local castle but decided against it and proceeded to drive to our next location in Edinburgh. The traffic was heavy heading into Edinburgh due to … Continue reading Scotland: Part 4

London Trip: Day 3 Using the London Pass

Our last morning in London was bright and sunny.   We didn’t have a full day scheduled because we needed to catch the train to return home. My plan was to use the Golden Bus Tour that was part of our London Pass. We checked our bags at bell hop services in the hotel and headed … Continue reading London Trip: Day 3 Using the London Pass

Scotland Part 3: Visiting Islay

On the morning of our second full day in Scotland we took a day trip to the island of Islay. We woke up about 6 am and headed on a 90-mile drive through the mountains and along the coast to the ferry Port Kennacraig. Our goal was to get the first ferry to Port Ellen. … Continue reading Scotland Part 3: Visiting Islay

Using the London Pass: Day 2

Our second day in London focused on more site-seeing!  We were definitely playing tourist on this trip to London.  We used our second day on our London Pass and headed out to explore the town! Since we stayed in an excellent location at the foot of Westminster Bridge (you can read my review of our … Continue reading Using the London Pass: Day 2

London Hotel Review: Park Plaza Westminster

One of my husband's requests after our first trip to London was to stay in a hotel within view of Big Ben.  I was convinced that the request would go unanswered due to the cost of staying in the heart of Westminster.  When it came time to make reservations for this trip I was very … Continue reading London Hotel Review: Park Plaza Westminster