The cost of travel – September/October 2015 budget roundup

It has been quite some time since my last travel budget roundup!  But now that I’ve been traveling for the better part of a month and a half, and a new month is officially upon us, I thought it was time to share it once again. This travel budget won’t encompass all of September, just from the 23rd of the month, which is when I arrived in London.  I didn’t Continue reading The cost of travel – September/October 2015 budget roundup

Exploring the West side of London – Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, and more!

As I had already explored the East and South sides on my first trip to London, upon returning a second (and third…and fourth) time I stayed on the Western half of the city, just below Hyde Park. For anyone looking to travel around this side of London, I highly recommend the Hyde Park/Kensington area. It’s a beautiful part of the city filled with lots of green space, cute neighborhoods, and Continue reading Exploring the West side of London – Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, and more!

Exploring the East and South sides of London

Because I knew I was going to be in London on several occasions over the next few months, I decided to separate my exploration of the city in order to take full advantage of what London has to offer. Round one found me staying at the Wombats Hostel on the Eastern side of the city.  It was a really nice hostel as well – check out the basement/bar/breakfast area! The Continue reading Exploring the East and South sides of London