EUROPE, Supporting Cast, U.K.

Supporting Cast: Stonehenge’s lesser-known pre-historic neighbours

The Eiffel Tower, The Forbidden City, the Empire State Building – all the world’s tourist destinations have a main course, “must-see,” starring attraction to visit. But have you ever wondered if you’re getting the full picture? In the “Supporting Cast” section of our website, Two Nimble Tourists will attempt to introduce you to the area… Read More Supporting Cast: Stonehenge’s lesser-known pre-historic neighbours

NORTH AMERICA, U.S.A., WASHINGTON D.C.

Hidden D.C.: Outdoor spaces that aren’t the National Mall

Washington, D.C. is one of the top tourists destinations in the US, chock full of museums, history, internationally-recognized restaurants and a growing independent arts scene. What it’s not well-known for is its outdoor spaces–but that doesn’t mean the District is without green oases.   The most famous “park” in D.C. is, of course, the National… Read More Hidden D.C.: Outdoor spaces that aren’t the National Mall

TRAVEL TIPS

It’s easy being green: Tips for an eco-friendly excursion

In the short time I’ve been on this planet, the world has seen natural disasters of biblical proportions–devastating hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis and storms, with threats of many more on the horizon. And just in the past month, record-high temperatures in D.C. and around the world have been yet another reminder of the rapidly-changing climate. As… Read More It’s easy being green: Tips for an eco-friendly excursion

Other, PLACES, U.K.

The Royal Wedding

I can hardly remember where I was when the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (then Prince William and Kate Middleton) got married. As a young teen with no connection or interest in the U.K., I can only assume that I was completely oblivious. I know many Americans who will agree with me when I say… Read More The Royal Wedding