Category Archives: London

Can’t Stay Away!

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What can I say, I love men in uniform, I always have, hahaha! These two nice policemen let me take a picture with them. I noticed a heavy police presence this trip. It makes a single woman traveling alone, feel safer 🙂

Coffee Talk

esquires

This coffee was so good that I drank it all before I could snap a picture of it! Every morning while in London, I went to Esquires and had the white mocha with whipped cream and white chocolate shavings. It is about a 10 minute walk from the hotel I stayed at on Holland Road, but worth the wait.

Next time you’re on that side of town, check them out! They have fantastic pastries and other fresh desserts as well.

esquirescoffee.co.uk
Across the street from the Shepherds Bush station
(Westfield London Shopping Centre, West 12 Shopping Centre
Ariel Way, London, United Kingdom
+44 20 8740 3344)

Harry Potter-England!

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I had no idea that I would cry on the Harry Potter tour! After watching a quick clip of the actors welcoming us to the tour, the white screen goes up, revealing the entrance to Hogwarts! We’re like “WOW!” and then the doors opened……holy sh*t!!! I literally gasped!!! I was so surprised to see the Great Hall! I totally started crying, hahahaha. It literally took my breath away. To see J.K. Rowlings book come to life before my eyes, it was like stepping into her mind! I feel honored and privileged to experience everything at the Warner Brothers studios!

Wish You Were Here

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My youngest, Jonathan can’t travel long distances due to his medical condition, so he will stay home with grandma, grandpa, and auntie Mel. Leaving Johnny behind is a horrible feeling. As a mom, I want all my kids with me all the time. I miss him terribly already!! But if I don’t go, I will regret not going, and I will regret not giving Sara and Ben opportunities to grow socially and culturally. I haven’t spent a lot of time with Ben since he moved in with his dad 6 years ago, which has broken my heart.
So, I’m off to London today with Sara and Ben!! We have a layover in the north west (no, not Kim Kardashian’s baby! hahahaha), then straight away to Heathrow! Praying for safe travel and smooth flying! I will see you soon London! I will see you in 17 days my sweet Johnny xoxo

Tube Map Of The Best Coffee Shops In London

Oh, how exciting this is! I admit, I am a coffee snob. I always bring my own coffee with me when I travel, yes, I am that bad, LoL! I came across this London “coffee” map online. This is really going to help me for my trip! My son is also a coffee connoisseur, he will appreciate this as well. Although I’m American, I’m not a big fan of Starbucks. The coffee’s are either too strong or they pump them up with syrup and creamers.
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One place I’m looking forward to is Costa Coffee. Everything on their menu looks fantastic. Look at these beautiful pictures! Oh my!
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If you’re traveling to London, and you’re a coffee hound like me, this map may be a valuable tool for you. Life is too short to drink bad coffee. I will let you know what I found and what I liked when I return from my trip.
Keep Calm and Coffee On!
Cheers 🙂
Audrey~