Exchange, Travel

A Day at Blenheim Palace

We've been having gorgeous weather in England this last little while, so I'm trying to make the most of it before heading back to Canada and into working indoors for the summer. One of the things still on my list was Blenheim Palace, so the other day I took a break from studying and spent… Continue reading A Day at Blenheim Palace

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A Day in Hay-on-Wye

Happy April! And happy belated Easter! I'm currently on my two-week Easter holiday, and have been doing quite a bit of travelling - including a little day trip to Wales. I made the multiple train and bus journey to my idea of heaven, Hay-on-Wye (also know as the Independent Kingdom of Hay), a bookworm's paradise!… Continue reading A Day in Hay-on-Wye

Exchange, Travel

A Day at Stonehenge and Winchester

My most British trip yet! I'd say that Stonehenge is the quintessential English landmark and Winchester was the old English capital, plus home to the oldest school in the country and also Jane Austen. We arrived at the visitor's centre at Stonehenge and then, equipped with audio-guides, were shuttled out to the stone circle. It's… Continue reading A Day at Stonehenge and Winchester