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Lady’s Guide to Visiting Tikal, the Mayan Ruins in Guatemala

Lady’s Guide to Visiting Tikal, the Mayan Ruins in Guatemala

Tikal is enchanting. The Mayan ruins in Guatemala are ancient wonders built between the 6th century BC and the 10th century AD. Reclaimed by the jungle hundreds of years ago, they’ve been partially excavated and stand as reminders of a great...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-04-23 16:07:11
Lady’s 9 Underrated Cities You Have to Discover in Britain

Lady’s 9 Underrated Cities You Have to Discover in Britain

One of the things that surprised me when I first moved to London was how much more particular British people are about what counts as a city than I am. Back in California I used the words “city” and “town” interchangeably, not knowing or...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-04-19 16:06:23
Lady’s Lovely Guide to London’s Westminster

Lady’s Lovely Guide to London’s Westminster

Westminster isn’t exactly under the radar. With Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, this London neighborhood is one of the most visited in the city. But there’s a lot going on in the area besides the main attractions, and today I want to share...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-04-16 16:07:13
Lady’s 11 Beautiful Day Trips You Have to Take from Edinburgh

Lady’s 11 Beautiful Day Trips You Have to Take from Edinburgh

Edinburgh is one of my favorite cities. Between the beautiful streets, hilltop castle, and secret villages, I could spend a lifetime exploring. But there are lots of nearby places that are worth a visit, too. If I can tear myself away, I like...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-04-12 16:06:53
Lady’s Lovely Itinerary for 1 Week in London

Lady’s Lovely Itinerary for 1 Week in London

It’s time for another London itinerary. My London travel guide series has been a popular one, and today I want to continue the tradition. I’ve shared my ideas for how to spend anywhere from one to six days in London, and now I want to share my...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-04-09 16:07:24
Lady’s Itinerary for 3 Days on the North Sea Coast in England’s Northumberland

Lady’s Itinerary for 3 Days on the North Sea Coast in England’s Northumberland

It amazes me that Northumberland is so undiscovered. This county in the northeast corner of England has everything from iconic castles to stunning coastline, yet few people seem to know about it. I’ve spent a lot of time here over the last few...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-04-05 16:07:53
Lady’s 15 Spring Gardens You Have to Visit in Britain

Lady’s 15 Spring Gardens You Have to Visit in Britain

Spring is here. After what felt like a never-ending winter, London’s finally warming up and showing signs of the season. I’ve been getting outdoors as much as I can, and the gardens are looking spectacular. Not just in London, either. All around...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-04-02 16:07:10
Lady’s Guide to a Lovely Weekend in Athens

Lady’s Guide to a Lovely Weekend in Athens

It’s sunrise in Greece. I throw open the curtains and peer out at the pink sky, excited to start my weekend in Athens. I grab my camera, snap a few photos, and head out to explore the city. Weekend in Athens I’m technically here to speak about...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-03-29 16:06:03
Lady’s 7 Pretty Cafes You Have to See in London

Lady’s 7 Pretty Cafes You Have to See in London

I love a good cafe, and when that cafe is pretty I love it even more. London has no shortage of coffee shops and cupcake places, but a few stand out for their decor and design. I find myself seeking them out and returning to be inspired by what...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-03-26 16:07:40
Lady’s Guide to 2 Days in Bahrain

Lady’s Guide to 2 Days in Bahrain

Bahrain is the pearl of the Gulf. This 33-island archipelago is one of the world’s smallest countries, but it manages to pack a lot into a little area. Known for its exquisite pearls, historic forts, and more liberal attitude than some of its...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-03-22 16:06:15
Lady’s 9 Amazing Films That Will Make You Fall in Love with Scotland

Lady’s 9 Amazing Films That Will Make You Fall in Love with Scotland

It’s film time. I’ve written about 21 books to read while traveling, 11 books to read about London, and 15 books that will make you fall in love with England, but now I want to change things up and add movies to the mix. As such, today I bring...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-03-19 16:06:17
Lady’s Guide to Things to Do in London’s Peckham

Lady’s Guide to Things to Do in London’s Peckham

I can’t believe this is my first time in Peckham. I’ve meant to explore this London neighborhood for years, and I’m only now getting around to it. I’m glad I’ve finally taken the time, though, because there are so many things to do in...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-03-15 16:06:39
Lady’s Guide to Spending a Rainy Day in London

Lady’s Guide to Spending a Rainy Day in London

I didn’t move to London for the weather. This city has a lot going for it, but the climate isn’t always ideal. Then again, no place is perfect. I’d rather have gray skies in London than sun in some other parts of the world. And rain isn’t...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-03-12 16:07:20
Lady’s 9 Pretty Towns and Villages You Have to Visit in Britain

Lady’s 9 Pretty Towns and Villages You Have to Visit in Britain

Britain’s beauty astounds me. From idyllic countryside to iconic cities, there’s no shortage of loveliness here. And the smaller places are some of my favorites when it comes to seeking out charm. If you feel the same, today I bring you 9 of the...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-03-08 16:08:54
Lady’s Lovely Guide to Visiting Glasgow

Lady’s Lovely Guide to Visiting Glasgow

It always surprises me that more people haven’t visited Glasgow. I’ve been coming here all my life?my grandmother was born and raised here?and the city has always been one of my favorite travel destinations. Now that I’m back I want to explore...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-03-05 16:06:41
Lady’s Guide to the Perfect Sunday in London

Lady’s Guide to the Perfect Sunday in London

It’s a quiet morning at London’s Columbia Road Flower Market. The traders have finished setting up their stalls and the blossoms are warming in the morning sun. Most shops have yet to open, but the scent of coffee drifts from a cafe window. I...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-03-02 16:07:17
Lady’s Quick Guide to Spending a Long Layover in London

Lady’s Quick Guide to Spending a Long Layover in London

One of my favorite travel memories is a day I spent in London en route to Kenya. I was living in San Francisco at the time, and had an 8-hour layover in London between flights. I met up with a friend and we had a great time exploring the city before...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-26 16:07:41
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