Inspecting the hotel.
A morning in cloudy Amsterdam.
Some ideas about travel gear.
Thoughts before heading out.
Various shots around London.
Some of the iconic London sights, including the Tardis.
Some views from the penthouse at the Hotel Cavendish.
First class on British Airways includes a very set of perks. The seat was amazing and the food … well, I was sad my stomach is so small since I could barely eat it all.
The solitude of London at night.
Getting around in London. Get the card!
Thoughts before heading out.
Enjoying the fine lounge of British Airways. Fun to experience and all the free food one can eat (though I ate none of it).
A few words before heading out.
The final final word from the hotel.
Last night in London.
Nothing like a play at the Globe. “Macbeth” was very well done.
Final, I reach the filming site of “Downton Abbey” (Highclere Castle). It’s an amazing place, though no photos allowed inside.
Moving into my second room at the Hotel Cavendish.
Walking around the grounds of Highclere Castle (aka “Downton Abbey”)
Review of hotel and shows (“The Railway Children” and “1984”)
Checking out the Hotel Cavendish.
Heading out of the Club Quarters hotel.
Reviewing a visit to Kew Gardens.
Thoughts while traveling around Kew Gardens. Quite a beautiful place.
Nature abounds at Kew Gardens–especially during late summer.
A few quicks shots of the Science Museum.
Leaving the Sanctuary House and reviewing “The Spoils.”
Checking out the Club Quarters hotel.
Walking around the park and streets.
A man’s gotta eat. Food ideas in London.
Thoughts about the Sanctuary House hotel room.
Seeing a place I’d never seen before: Westminster Cathedral. Great views all around.
If you’re staying in London for more than a couple of days, get a prepaid sim card. So much cheaper than other options.
Quaint and picturesque sights near Lapeenranta, Finland.
Heading to the train station.
Enjoying a nice hotel room in Finland.
A nice little town in Finland.
An Irish pub in Porvoo, Finland.
Sights from Porvoo to Lapeenranta, Finland.
Some great string music in Helsinki, Finland.
Exploring Helsinki, Finland.
Random videos of Helsinki, Finland.
Taking a tour bus in Helsinki, Finland.
Enjoying a nice breakfast at the Fabian Hotel.
Exploring the little archipelago on Suomenlinna.
Exploring Torku, Finland.
Thoughts from our hotel in Torku.
Checking out a castle in Torku with a great deal to see.
A Finnish flag waving in the wind.
Random shots around Finland.
A view of the water in Finland.
Exploring the Sibelius museum and other parts of Torku.
Morning in Stockholm, Sweden (from the hotel room).
A whole new currency to learn.
Seeing a ship I had never heard of before.
Exploring the city of Stockholm.
Finally well rested after a lot of traveling.
A few random shots of Stockholm and then back at the hotel.
A train ride from the airport to Stockholm.
Thoughts on the hotel room in Stockholm.