London: Four Teas, Three Baked Oysters, Two Avocado Toasts, and One Incredible Week of Dining

No matter how many times I visit London, it seems my list of restaurants, cafes, and teas to try never gets any shorter. No wonder, really, when for every restaurant I cross off, there seem to be at least two more waiting in the wings to be added. When I visited in January of this … More London: Four Teas, Three Baked Oysters, Two Avocado Toasts, and One Incredible Week of Dining

London: A Very Merry Mayfair and Other Christmas Delights

Though I am a fan of Christmas decor in all its many forms, I think my very favorite Christmas displays of all can be found in London. I’ve made it something of a tradition to visit London around the holidays the last few years now (see here and here), and every year, I’m just as … More London: A Very Merry Mayfair and Other Christmas Delights

Vienna: Holiday Lights, Cozy Cafes, and Dancing Stallions

The first time I visited Vienna, my sister and I came up with a saying: “Vienna is sh*&ting on us.”  You see, we had the worst luck there: getting caught in a torrential downpour during dinner; trying to visit a bunch of places only to find them closed; getting separated from each other on the … More Vienna: Holiday Lights, Cozy Cafes, and Dancing Stallions