The London Experience – The Savvy Traveler has 5 tips for a short stay!

 Sightseeing in London – The Savvy Traveler has 5 tips for a short stay!   Who says you can’t experience London on a short stay? The Savvy Traveler has five tips to prove that you can have an unforgettable trip to London and that you will want to return to this spectacular city! ...more

How to find a perfect local coffee shop

There are several little things that can make those early mornings more pleasant. For me, the first is not to oversleep and to wake up with a cup of freshly brewed coffee. And given that at the moment I don't have either a coffee grinder or a coffee machine, I have to rely on the coffee at the office. The story today is about what I believe in - that coming out of your comfort zone will pay off one day and why....more

Experience London: Coffee Shop In a Public Toilet

Yes.. A former underground Victorian toilet has been converted into a coffee shop. Original tiles, urinals and even the cisterns remain the same. I read about The Attendance a few months ago in Time Out, and came across it accidentally.This toilet was built at the end of 19th century and was not in use for another half century. Nowadays it's said to be a unique espresso bar in Europe....more
stephliebold oh sorry, didn't see your comment! It doesn't smell that bad, otherwise it won't ...more

My Photo Weekend In London

I spent a wonderful weekend in the amazing London, England, this April. Below are some photos from that visit:Sightseeing in London.Buckingham Palace, change of guards.Big Ben....more

London stroll

We walked down the steps from Tower Bridge to Bankside and lost ourselves in a sinuous flow of people from different backgrounds, of different nationalities, speaking different languages. Coherent streams of moving people leading towards the street, along the river bank, up the stairs to Hay's Lane, past the corner to Blackfriars Road.Across the river the skyline was being reshaped by tall cranes whose slim metallic frames blended into the mix of buildings from different centuries like they belonged....more

My Unconquerable Soul

MAY 11, 2015 EDITMy Unconquerable Soul (The National Gallery of Art)“I thank whatever gods may be for my unconquerable soul”Invictus by William Ernest Henley...more

Russell Square & Queen's Square in London

I explored Russell Square and Queen's Square in London with Bradshaw's Hand Book of 1862, and, as always, there were surprises....more