Europe

Countries in Eastern and Western Europe we’ve visited include Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Albania, France, Spain, Italy, Ireland, Scotland and England (the United Kingdom)

How to get around using the London Underground and Railway Trains

On our trip to the Greater London area in Ocbober 2016, we needed to figure out how to get from the Country in Great Missenden, where we were staying, to Central London. What was the London Underground? How did we get there? Did we need a Travelcard or an Oyster Card? HELP! It can seem …

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London England Big Ben

London England got mixed reviews from my family

We visited London late October thru Early November 2016. We were house sitting about an hour away and came to the city quite few times as a family and just as twosomes. We were around the area for 3 weeks in total. Upon arriving in London Gatwick airport we had to take 2 Underground Trains and …

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The city cafe edinburgh scotland

The City Cafe in Edinburgh Scotland is a Must Eat! De

The City Cafe was just around the corner from our Hostel in Edinburgh Scotland. The only reason we came here initially was for the WiFi. We didn’t expect this little diner with so many food options, to be very good. We’ve found that a lot of restaurants all over the UK aren’t very good when they …

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Outside the Cowgate Hostel at Dusk

The Cowgate Hostel in Edinburgh Scotland Review

When searching for a place to stay in Edinburgh Scotland our goal was to find a cheap place in a great location that would be close enough to walk to from the Train Station. After looking on Booking.com, Hostelworld.com and AirBnb, I settled on the Cowgate Hostel in Edinburgh. Booking.com won this round! Reviews are …

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The Cliffs of Moher

The Cliffs of Moher – should you visit them on your trip to Ireland

We booked the tour to the Cliffs of Moher via Dublin Tours on October 18th 2016. Our front desk at Kinlay House Hostel, where we were staying, helped us book it just the evening before. Our family of 4 took the bus at 7am from Dublin. We got back to Dublin at 9pm. That’s a …

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Johnnie Fox's Pub Hooley Night Family Review

Johnnie Fox’s Pub & Hooley Night Dinner in Ireland Review

How did we hear about Johnnie Fox’s Pub and their Hooley Night? My daughter and I are Reality Television lovers. Especially all the shows on the Bravo Network in the States. Our favorite series are the Real Housewives shows. We always watch Orange County, New Jersey and Beverly Hills together. I watch all the others …

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Kinlay House Hostel Review

Kinlay House Dublin – Our Family’s Review of this Hostel

We landed in Dublin and headed, by Airporter Bus, near our Hostel, KINLAY HOUSE. We had about a 15 minute walk with all of our luggage and crap (we were getting pretty sick of carrying around so much stuff). We got there in the afternoon and were DELIGHTED by the location, staff and ambiance of …

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Sheffield England Countryside in South Yorkshire

Sheffield England is as good a place to visit as any other

My title really makes you want to book tickets to Sheffield England right now right? Okay, so here’s the thing, Sheffield England is like ‘Anycity’ to us. It’s in the Middle of England but some call it the North however based on the map…I beg to differ! We had our 3rd housesit in England in …

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