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Football-on-the-Water

Recently (or not so recently actually!) there was a bank holiday to celebrate the unofficial end of summer. During this bank holiday there were quite a few things “on”, including an annual football game, played in the River Windrush in the center of Bourton-on-the-Water. It was a drizzly day and the game went on as planned; …

Cirencester Rugby!

The first time I saw or really ever heard of rugby was in Australia, and then again in college. The sport is really fun to watch, though I still don’t quite understand all the rules… (I equate it to a mix of water polo and ultimate frisbee rules,  with a dash of American and worldwide …

Swansea Food and Drink Festival

Ok, by now you get it. We are fans of foods and drinks, and also food and drink festivals! One weekend we decided to leave good ole England and head west to Wales, specifically Swansea, a costal town that just so happened to have a food and drink festival. Click to read

Pimm’s Cup

As summer comes to a close (so sad!), we are still enjoying the last few rays of sunshine here in England before, well, the real weather sets in. We have been sipping on Pimm’s cups, a summertime British cocktail, and savoring the last of the warm weather. Click for our version of a Pimm’s cup

Explore: Amsterdam, Part 2

Amsterdam days 1 and 2 were great and the rest of our trip was no different! We took our Saturday easy with some causal shopping and eating (of course) and biking (yes, biking! Me!). Click to read about our bike-venture! 

Explore: Amsterdam, Part 1

I mean, I don’t even know where to start with this Amsterdam post! Looking back at the photos I immediately wanted to go back! Why had I never known about this amazing, magical city before?? Amsterdam (and the Netherlands in general for that matter) where have you been all my life? I feel like Amsterdam …

Birmingham and Den Sum Dim Sum!

Life in the “South West” of England has treated us well so far! But after hearing good things about “The Midlands”, we decided to check it out and visit the city of Birmingham, a bustling city with charming canals throughout the city centre. Click to read