The Harry Potter Studio Tour


One must-do item on our agenda, at the insistence of our daughter, was a visit to the Warner Brothers Harry Potter Studio Tour: http://www.wbstudiotour.co.uk   Which isn’t to say that her mother and I aren’t fans of the books and movies, either! Taking public transportation to the WB studio is pretty easy, even though it lies…

The British Museum – Blown Away!


With an empire that spanned so much of the globe, it shouldn’t come as a huge surprise that Great Britain’s collection of historical and cultural artifacts is vast. The works housed in the British Museum are indeed many and varied….Egypt, Greece, Rome,  Asia, Africa, the Pacific, the Americas…most major portions of the world are represented…

As British As Apple Pie?


Unexpected Food Flashback While my family enjoys trying new food, or new twists on familiar food, in our travels, it’s always fun to check out the overseas extensions of McDonald’s.  What many Americans may not realize is how different international McD’s menus can be. My wife was surprised though to find this apple pie at…