During my time in England, I found myself in Bath with friends or family several times and I have become surprisingly fond of the city.
After I accidentally deported myself, I had two choices. I could either fly home to Canada and stay there until I received my Irish passport, or I could stay in the UK and hope that I did not completely destroy my savings by doing so.
There is only one major city in Luxembourg, which is also called Luxembourg. It is largely commercial, but there is a small historic downtown which is a charming place to shop and have a meal.
Trier is commonly known as "the oldest city in Germany" and it is a technically accurate title. However, I think there is a great deal more grandeur attached to this title than modern Trier really deserves.
One of the interesting hidden treasures that I stumbled across in London is the oldest umbrella shop in Europe: James Smith & Sons Umbrellas. The business first opened in 1830 but has occupied the same shop on Oxford street since 1857. They still make much of their products on site, though they order some things... Continue Reading →