Travel Blogs from London
Unfortunately, we have about 1/2 hour to wait for our train and it isn't a fast train either, stopping numerous times before reaching our destination. So we stand and watch the board so we can make a dash for the correct platform when it is listed and also we are watching to make sure there aren't any delays like last week that turned into an all night stoppage. We know from experience that the trains leaving from about 11 p.m. to a bit ...
... most of Hyde Park on the other side, pausing for a few photos along the way, as he headed towards Harrods.
What is there to say about Harrods? As a department store, it certainly broke the mold. There are over 330 departments encompassing everything from clothing to electronics, home furnishings to individual jewellery counters for Cartier, Tiffany's, de Beers, among others. We passed a Porsche department on our way in. There's ...
... Cousins Tom, Kathryn and their other halves (Kate & Conrad) joined us a few hours later. We finished off the night at Byron burger which is a newer chain here that boasts that they "make proper hamburgers" which I take to mean that they don't give you a tough frozen patty like many past pub experiences. They were indeed very tasty.
Get Fit Wednesday:
Yes people we officially signed up for ...
... though her birthday was the end of October, we planned it for March when we could still get cheaper airline and hotel rates and when it was not a busy time for her job. The day finally came and we drove to the Philly airport for our plane. Our plane arrived on time, we retrieved luggage and went through passport control with almost no problem. The lady we had was in a bad mood. She barely spoke to me and Cyndi said, "Good Morning" and ...
... hours...fun chatting Then....onto HARRODS. Wow! Had a great time there... Christmas stuff. Meagan and I now have matching Christmas Decorations from HARRODS. Wandered the toy area....wow! Saw the pet pampering area and all the pet clothes and beds and diamond dog collars.... Then headed to the ice cream bar... After much soul searching...and deciding I must be coming down with something....I asked Megs for a reincheck till ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking