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Mee Playing Tourist in Central London

A couple of weeks back I was invited to be one of the first guests in this newly renovated boutique hotel in Central London called Montagu Place. The location is excellent as it’s just a stone throw away from Marble Arch and Baker St tube stations, and the oh-so-lively Oxford Street. They have 3 types […]

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St Bartholomew-the-Great: One of London’s Top Secret Site

I got to know this lovely church on a London city walk. It’s one of those places that I probably wouldn’t have found by myself if nobody told me about it. It is tucked in the corner of East London, and was very quiet. There were only a few other visitors apart from us. Our […]

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Skinny Dipping in the Holy Water of Lourdes

Hi Mee 🙂 I read about your trip from Barcelona to Lourdes…as I am planning to do the same route this coming April..will be traveling with my mum (71) and daughter (11). And I am looking into other options…but then since you had been through that… Could you care to give some advice especially we […]

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York: Minster, Victorian Museum, Trains, and Tea

When I told people that I was going to York, they asked “Not New York?” “No. Old York.” Is there any other York out there, I wonder? I loved York. Just two hours train ride from London, it is I believe one of the top destinations in England. It has all the grandness of Canterbury […]

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Stylized Jesus at La Sagrada Familia, Barcelona

What happens when church and Jesus get highly stylized by an architect whose style is so out there they made an English word out of his name? Meet La Sagrada Familia and Antoni Gaudí. Barcelona was one of the place in Europe I was most excited about, purely because of Antoni Gaudí’s works. To say […]