Wanderlust Journey

Wanderlust Journey

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International Restaurant Tipping Guide

May 17th, 2010 · 1 Comment

On our month-long trip to Europe last year, we made stops in a lot of different countries with a lot of different tipping customs. We started in England, went to Ireland, then German, Switzerland, Italy, Scotland, and then back to England again. The United States custom of 15% for good service and 20% for great […]

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A Few Days in London – The British Museum

October 19th, 2009 · Comments Off on A Few Days in London – The British Museum

After a wonderful time in Scotland, seeing Edinburgh and the Speyside Region, we took a train back down to London. London was our last stop before heading back home! During our last few days in London we wanted to see the British Museum, world renowned for its collections of Greek, Egyptian, and pre-historic artifacts, the […]

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Ryan Air Flight: London Luton to Dublin

August 1st, 2009 · 1 Comment

When you fly on a “discount airline” in the United States, like Southwest or JetBlue, the experience doesn’t differ much from the non-discount airline like Delta or Continental. When you fly a discount airline in Europe, like Ryan Air, it’s significantly different. A La Carte Pricing We flew Ryan Air from London Luton to Dublin […]

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Visiting Windsor Castle

July 28th, 2009 · 2 Comments

The events in this post occurred on July 22nd, 2009. We were fortunate to be staying with friends in the Chiswick area of London so our trip to Windsor Castle took approximately 50 minutes. Windsor Castle is the largest inhabited castle and the official residence of the Queen of England! Getting to Windsor Castle We […]

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Europe Adventure 2009

July 26th, 2009 · 1 Comment

In mid-July of 2009, my wife Martha and I (Jim) embarked on a nearly four week vacation in Europe. She was going to start her doctorate in the fall, which is a four to five year commitment, so we felt that this summer was our best opportunity to take a vacation like this one. Our […]

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