Leeds

From London, I took the train to Leeds to visit a friend I’d made at American University of Sharjah, Yumna, who is now doing her master’s at University of Leeds. The train was about 2 1/2 hours. I liked it because I got to see some of that fabled English Countryside. When I arrived, the … More Leeds

A Real London Post

A REAL post about London! I started early and first made my way to Tower Hill, where the Tower Bridge and the Tower of London are both situated. The Tower of London itself did not open until 9:00am, so in the meantime I just walked around and took pictures of the tower bridge (not that … More A Real London Post

I had a very expensive and stressful day today. But it’s okay, it really could be worse!

I took the train back from Leeds to London today (Leeds was a nice little sidetrip!) and today ended up being a disaster (but I think it worked out okay). – Lady at King’s Cross ticket booth who booked my ticket didn’t do it for the right time (she just gave me the cheapest one, … More I had a very expensive and stressful day today. But it’s okay, it really could be worse!

Wandering in Dublin

Due to a flight fiasco (thanks to the aforementioned Certain Middle Eastern Government), I changed my flight about two days ago. Instead of flying direct to London, it was about $600 cheaper to fly into Ireland. So, off I went to Dublin, having done almost zero research about the city. Day 1 of 2: As … More Wandering in Dublin