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From Bubbles to Buns: Seven Things To Do in Bath

The grand Bath Abbey at night.

Bath, England has been near the top of my bucket list for most of my life. Over 25 years ago at a summer camp, I met a young woman from Bath. She told me stories about a beautiful town in the west of England that had hot springs and looked like it was right out

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A Rocking London Food Tour

Eating our way through London's Soho neighborhood, including Chinatown.

We know what you’re thinking: London food tours? Yes, British cuisine has long had a negative reputation. Ask anyone to name a dish from England and you’ll probably get a unanimous answer: fish and chips. But we discovered there’s a lot more to British cuisine than beer batter.

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A London Walking Tour Along the Thames

A view of Parliament on the Thames River on a London Walking Tour.

“The history of the city is permanently linked to the river,” our guide Emily explained. On our London walking tour of the South Bank of the Thames River, we realized that the best way to enjoy and appreciate this city is from the banks of the Thames.

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Feeling the Magic on the Harry Potter Studio Tour

The Hogwarts Castle Model on the Harry Potter Studio Tour.

The magical world of Harry Potter has captured the world’s attention, including ours. From the very first book, we were captivated by the story of the little boy wizard. When we learned we were coming to London, there was no question that we’d visit Warner Brothers for a Harry Potter studio tour.

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Driving the Thrilling Causeway Coastal Route

The iconic basalt columns of The Giant's Causeway in Antrim, Northern Ireland. This is the highlight of the Causeway Coastal Route.

The rolling hills of the Emerald Isle become more pronounced as you reach the Antrim Coast of Northern Ireland. Carved into the cliffs and perched on the hills, the Antrim Coast Road links castles, sandy beaches, small towns and amazing geological formations. The Causeway Coastal Route is one of the most thrilling and beautiful drives

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Seeing London on a Long Heathrow Layover

Experiencing London on a long Heathrow Layover. Buckingham Palace is the first stop on this step-by-step itinerary.

Imagine you’ve booked a vacation and end up with a connection through London’s Heathrow airport – resulting in a 13 hour layover. How much of London can you see on a long Heathrow layover? As it turns out, the answer is a lot.

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