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Finding Peace & Quiet in St. Dunstan-in-the-East

You know by now that I love quiet pockets in cities. St. Dunstan-in-the-East is one of those lovely quiet spots in central London that I will always revisit whenever I’m in town. The last time I was in London, St. Dunstan-in-the-East was in beautiful form. There was a small group of people eating lunch on the benches, a few people quietly reading and a slightly annoying pair of girls taking 100s of photos in the exact same spot in the…

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England, London, Travels

The Poppies of Remembrance

When I google Veterans Day, the first thing that pops up is a list of websites about Veterans Day deals. When I google Remembrance Day, I get articles about the emotionality of the day; the soldiers’ mental health; and…

A Thank You Letter to London

As my time in London quickly comes to an end (42 days, but who’s counting?), I’ve started thinking about just how much this city has changed me and just how much it has given me. So here’s to you,…

Macarons and Mews of London

On Saturday, my friend Siobhan and I decided to spend our Valentine’s Day at a Macaron and Mews tour of London. We met up with Yannick, our tour guide, outside the Lanesborough Hotel at 2. It was Valentine’s Day…

Tower of London

So I’ve been to the Tower of London several times since I’ve been in London, but had never actually gone inside. The closest I got to going inside was when I volunteered at the poppy deinstallation, where I got…