2019 – London

Day 9 & 10 London trip

Yesterday was quite the day. Our first flight was suppose to be from London City Airport to Edinburgh, then to Washington DC then to DFW. We got up early and left for the airport (on the opposite side of London) at 6:15am. We get to the airport to find out the first flight was canceled. … Continue reading »

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Day 8 London Trip

We started our last day in London going to the Tower of London… Got to see the crown jewels… And the armory… Michael finally got to see a guard somewhat up close… Picture of the Tower Bridge from the Tower of London… For lunch, we had to grab some fish and chips… We then took … Continue reading »

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Day 7 London Trip

Started the day by realizing my phone did not charge properly overnight. Since I am the only one with data service, it is pretty important my phone works for us to get around. Was able to get the charge to 79% before leaving. We started the day by going to the London Zoo… Have not … Continue reading »

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Day 6 London Trip

Little worried we would be rained on today, but we were not. It was quite chilly though. We started the day going to Buckingham Palace to see the changing of the guard. After a quick lunch at Victoria Station, we boarded a bus… To go to the Warner Brother Harry Potter Studios… Then we boarded … Continue reading »

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Day 5 London Trip

The day started going to the British Museum… Michael in front of the Rosetta Stone… Then we headed to the Imperial War Museum…   Then we decided to wait in a very long queue (line in US English) for the London Eye… We then went by the M&M superstore then back to the VRBO where … Continue reading »

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Day 4 London Trip

This morning we took the Tube into the city center and got our first look at London… After a couple of quick phone calls… We stopped in to the Churchill War Rooms. This is where much of World War II was directed. Far under ground… Then we made a quick side trip to Victoria Station … Continue reading »

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Day 2 & 3 London Trip

Our first flight (DFW to Houston) did not leave until 5:30 so we stayed at our hotel until checkout time of noon. We grabbed some lunch at Whataburger then headed to the airport. We had a few hours to kill at the airport so we rode the Skylink all the way around the airport. Then … Continue reading »

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Day 1 London Trip

No, no London yet. Today we packed up the car and left our little Bax… We drove to Fort Worth and checked in to our hotel. We met our friend Caroline for dinner and had a good time catching up. Then we hit a local escape room. It was fittingly Harry Potter themed. We escaped. … Continue reading »

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2019 London

The Mashburns are headed out again on another epic adventure. We will be going further than ever before to visit London. This trip is bigger this year (i.e. more expensive) because it is Michael’s senior trip. We are excited to get going and will post daily here with our activities. Here is our itinerary… 7/2 … Continue reading »

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