England

England & Scotland With Trafalgar: Day 5

December 8, 2013
Once Trafalgar had showed us some of England's highlights, it was then time to depart for Scotland.  En route to Edinburgh, we made a stop at the medieval market town of Alnwick.  The crown jewel of this town is the 700 year old Alnwick Castle; home to not only the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland,...

England & Scotland With Trafalgar: Day 4

December 1, 2013
In order to understand England, you need to understand the Industrial Revolution -- a major turning point in not only Britain's history, but the world's.  Almost every single aspect of daily life was influenced in some way by the transition to new manufacturing processes and the average income of the population began...

England & Scotland With Trafalgar: Day 3 (Part 2)

November 25, 2013
John, Paul, George, and Ringo were the real reasons I was eager to visit Liverpool.  In honor of the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles, we followed in the footsteps of the Fab Four with Trafalgar's Local Expert and bonafide friend, Phil Coppell.  He showed us the iconic sights and gave us an exclusive inside...

England & Scotland With Trafalgar: Day 3 (Part 1)

November 20, 2013
Leaving London for Liverpool, Trafalgar took us on an express Virgin train through the English countryside.  The ride was around three hours in length, though I wish it had been longer, because I love train rides and it is not often that I get to take one, especially as luxurious...

England & Scotland With Trafalgar: Day 2 (Part 2)

November 11, 2013
After an incredibly enriching morning, it was time to experience the first proper English Afternoon Tea of our Trafalgar trip.  Honestly, this was the thing I was most excited about, as it is quite difficult to find good tea in my hometown and I am a huge fan of it.  En...