Drinking is EXPENSIVE in London

Drinking is EXPENSIVE in London

Damn, wine’s expensive here. Booze is expensive too. Let’s do some maths. (Things get pluraled oddly over here. “Horsepowers” is  a legit term.) In California, where we found the cheapest wine on our trip, they sell Two Buck Chuck at Trader Joe’s– a bottle of Charles …

The best views of London

The best views of London

All the guides say that the best way to arrive in Greenwich is via water taxi. Why not depart Greenwich via water taxi instead? And you’ve got to go to Greenwich. Before the London Eye was built, one of the best views of London was probably …

Our Local Pub: The Prince Arthur

Our Local Pub: The Prince Arthur

Update: We’ve been over-charged twice now (they keep putting extra items on our bill), so we’re no longer in love with this place. Lisa’s in love with The Fox. I’m partial to The Spurstowe Arms. We’ve found our local pub. I, honestly, don’t need to …

First impressions of London

First impressions of London

First impressions…are usually wrong, but sometimes right. My first impression of London is that it’s a mashup of Paris, Chicago, and Boston. Everything is truly becoming global: if we wanted, we could watch only American TV shows, drink only Budweiser, and eat at Subway, KFC, …

Next Stop: London

Next Stop: London

Well, we leave for London this weekend. We can’t wait. We’ll be van-free for the first time in months. Instead of piling stuff in the van and cooking on the Coleman, we’ll be strolling down Piccadilly and searching for chicken tikka. We’ve got to fit everything we …