What Did We Do In London? Shangri-La Hotel, At the Shard

Shangri-la Hotel, At the Shard, London by Lisa Niver

What Did We Do In London? Shangri-La Hotel, At the Shard

Thank you to Julie and Nancy, my dive and travel buddies from Princess Cruises, for joining me in London at Shangri-La Hotel, At the Shard. See the first part of our journey here. What were our Adventures? Video: What to do near Shangri-La Hotel, At the Shard, London? Where did we go? Shakespeare’s Globe Theater Tate … Continued

Why is London a great first trip overseas with kids?

With low-cost airlines like WOW and Norwegian Air Shuttle (and the majors price matching in many cases), families can now get to Europe from the U.S. at very affordable prices. Add a strong U.S. dollar against the Euro and British Pound, and it’s an awesome time for your first journey to Europe. But, where should … Continued

What do Shopkins have to do with Stonehenge?

“Look, Mama!  Shopkins Stonehenge!” I glance over at my 6-year old son who has taken all of his Shopkins and strategically placed them in a circle formation with Uno cards underneath to represent the cap stones. I’m filled with pride, a giggle and find myself a little misty-eyed at the sight. We had arrived home … Continued

Malta: Dreaming of a Holiday?

Does your New Year’s Resolution include travel? I want to go to the Corinthia Hotel St Georges Bay Malta and have dinner outside. This picture is practically making me drool! I have never been to Malta and I think I just might book by March 31, 2015  and stay at this luxury hotel for 50% off! I … Continued

Are you ready for “The Divorce Diet?”

Enjoy this excerpt from Ellen Hawley’s new book: The Divorce Diet ! This is from a few pages into the first chapter of The Divorce Diet. Abigail’s making a birthday dinner for her husband and a diet dinner for herself.   I drop Rosie off at the neighbor’s and carry my groceries in. It feels odd not to have … Continued

The Lowdown on High Tea: Eating in Britain

Let’s talk about British food. I mean, let’s really talk about British food. It’s got a terrible reputation. If you visit, what are you going to find? Breakfast: Every B & B I’ve ever stayed at offered a full English breakfast—or full Scottish or Irish or Welsh breakfast. In Cornwall, where I live, it’s still, … Continued

English Cottage

Holiday in an English Cottage in a Quaint Village

England is famous for its lovely, pristine natural environs with pretty backdrops. Quaint villages surrounded by green hills and rustic coastal towns are characteristic of the English countryside. Doesn’t “English countryside lifestyle” conjure images of idyllic stone and thatch roofed cottages, rural farms, unspoiled landscape and scenic ocean views? In other words, the perfect escape … Continued

Peel Tower

8 Interesting Things to Do in Manchester

Manchester is a great jump-off point for a European vacation. Vacationers can fly direct from New York, Miami, Orlando and Las Vegas and then hop on to other popular tourist destinations like Turkey, Spain, Greece, the Canary Islands and other countries on Thomas Cook flights. But before you move on to the other spots, first … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel