Our Top 10 Favorite London Spots in May

Our Top 10 Favorite London Spots in May

We had a quick getaway to London in May, thanks to Norwegian Air, who started offering low-cost non-stop flights from Tampa, Florida to Gatwick, London. We tried to fit in as much as possible during the 3 days we were there and here are some of our favorite spots we enjoyed in London.

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InterContinental Prague - Fabulous Hotel Located in the Magical Old Town Setting

InterContinental Prague - Fabulous Hotel Located in the Magical Old Town Setting

If you’ve been keeping up with our blog posts lately, you’ll start to notice that we have a thing for IHG hotels like Kimpton Fitzroy and InterContinental Kyiv. We always have a fabulous stay at these hotels and knew that InterContinental Prague would be just as wonderful while visiting Prague.

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InterContinental Kyiv - Ukraine's Top-Notch Hotel with Incredible Views

InterContinental Kyiv - Ukraine's Top-Notch Hotel with Incredible Views

InterContinental hotels are always superb but InterContinental Kyiv blew me away. This hotel is gorgeous beyond belief and the entire staff was amazing. I was a little nervous about visiting Kiev because I didn’t really know much about the city but this hotel made me feel right at ease.

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What It’s Like To Visit Chernobyl as a Solo Female Traveler

What It’s Like To Visit Chernobyl as a Solo Female Traveler

Ever since I heard about Chernobyl, I have been fascinated by the catastrophic event. I was prepared to come here solo because I knew I wouldn’t have very many friends or family that would want to come with me (understandably). While I was visiting Chernobyl, I had a lot of friends message me about the site. They all had the same question: Is it safe to visit?

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Do’s and Don'ts for First-timers in London

Do’s and Don'ts for First-timers in London

London is a huge tourist destination and we can’t believe it’s taken us so long to finally visit. We are happy to report that we had an amazing time and will definitely make another trip back. There were a few things we learned on our first visit and hope these tips will help when you make that first journey to London.

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Fancy Science Afternoon Tea at The Drawing Rooms in London

Fancy Science Afternoon Tea at The Drawing Rooms in London

We love afternoon tea. Anytime we get a chance to have some afternoon tea, we’re there. When we booked our trip to London, we knew we had to do afternoon tea in the country where this tradition was born. We found the perfect Science Afternoon Tea at The Drawing Rooms and immediately booked it.

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Pretty in Pink at Peggy Porschen Cakes in London

Pretty in Pink at Peggy Porschen Cakes in London

Stopping by Peggy Porschen Cakes has been on our list for a while. If you’re on Instagram, I’m sure you’ve seen this cute pink cafe on your feed at least once.  We’re suckers for anything cute and Peggy Porschen definitely nails it. It’s one of the girliest cafes out there. Not only is their building adorable but their cupcakes are gorgeous.

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Immerse Yourself in a Breaking Bad Themed Molecular Cocktail Bar at ABQ London

Immerse Yourself in a Breaking Bad Themed Molecular Cocktail Bar at ABQ London

We always like to do at least one quirky thing on our trips and when we stumbled upon ABQ London, we were immediately in! We’re both huge fans of the TV show, Breaking Bad, and this bar is based on that show where you can make your own cocktails in a more scientific way.

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Using Hi, hi Guide in London - A Custom, Private Tour With a Local

Using Hi, hi Guide in London - A Custom, Private Tour With a Local

On our recent trip to London, we were introduced to a tour agency website called Hi, hi Guide. The name “Hi, hi” is quite catchy and the concept of the company is to book a private tour with a local in the destination you are traveling to. As soon as we saw the words “local” and “private”, we knew this was an experience we couldn’t pass up. We are all about finding hidden gems and it’s usually the locals that know where they are.

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Norwegian Air's Premium Cabin Experience - Direct Flight from Tampa to London

Norwegian Air's Premium Cabin Experience - Direct Flight from Tampa to London

We had never been to England so when we heard that Norwegian Air was going to start offering direct flights from Tampa, Florida to London, we were thrilled! When we booked our flights to London, we decided to try their Premium Cabin.

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Salzburg, Austria Tour - Home of The Sound of Music and So Much More

Salzburg, Austria Tour - Home of The Sound of Music and So Much More

I have watched The Sound of Music a million times with my mom growing up and it’s one of those movies that has had a special place in my heart because my mom loved it so much. We would always sing the songs together with my siblings and I have such fond memories from that time. Although I watched this movie countless number of times, I never realized it was based in Salzburg until I was visiting Vienna. 

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An 8-Day Solo Trip Itinerary for Barcelona, Lisbon, and Albufeira

An 8-Day Solo Trip Itinerary for Barcelona, Lisbon, and Albufeira

I took an 8-day (partial) solo trip to Barcelona, Lisbon and Albufeira the first week of July and had an incredible time exploring these wonderful cities. Many friends have asked how I got around by myself and what I did on my trip, so here is a detailed itinerary of things to do and where to go if you are considering a similar trip.

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A Detailed 2-Day Itinerary for Budapest, Hungary

A Detailed 2-Day Itinerary for Budapest, Hungary

I really enjoyed my time in Budapest and appreciated the history, architecture and quirky sites. I also loved just about everything I ate in Budapest and am a new fan of Hungarian food. If you have a couple of days to spend in Budapest, here is a detailed 2-day itinerary for you to enjoy this city to the fullest!

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11 Fantastic Things To Do in Bratislava, Slovakia

11 Fantastic Things To Do in Bratislava, Slovakia

I wasn’t expecting much when I was visiting Bratislava since I was told by so many people that there wasn’t much to do in this city, but I found so many great things to do in this fascinating place that became its own country only 26 years ago. Here are 11 things to do in Bratislava, Slovakia that I really enjoyed.

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Business Class Train Experience from Vienna to Budapest

Business Class Train Experience from Vienna to Budapest

I love riding in First Class on trains in Europe because it’s a great experience for a reasonable price. When I was looking for train tickets from Vienna, Austria to Budapest, Hungary, I saw an option for Business Class tickets, which was another level higher than First Class. Of course, I had to book it to see what this experience was like. 

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