London: A Very British Tea at Hotel Cafe Royal

When in London, you are pretty much always surrounded by Very British Things (duh!), but there are some places that seem particularly British. For example? The afternoon tea at Hotel Café Royal, which comes complete with Tube-themed macarons and sweets reminding you to “keep calm and carry on.” Yep, God save the queen. The tea … More London: A Very British Tea at Hotel Cafe Royal

Ireland, Day 3: Avoca Blankets, Georgian Doors, and Other Dublin Charms

For more on Ireland, see my posts from Day 1 and Day 2. Our third day in Dublin began with something I’ve never done before: attending church in a foreign country. While I’m not a regular churchgoer back home, I knew it was something my mom wanted to do, and it was quite interesting to … More Ireland, Day 3: Avoca Blankets, Georgian Doors, and Other Dublin Charms