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An Historian’s 2019 London History Plans

An Historian’s 2019 London History Plans

I don’t think that anyone will be shocked to read that the large majority of my trip will be related to history. Fashion history, royal history, architectural history, all kinds of history, and that is the way I like it! It may bore some people, […]

Favourite Places, Tower of London

Favourite Places, Tower of London

For anyone who is new to the blog, I am a historian who is also a royalist, meaning that I try my hardest to visit pretty much every royal palace possible. Kensington Palace, Holyroodhouse, and Hampton Court Palace are all places I have had the good fortune […]

Christmas Travel List, Travel Thursday

Christmas Travel List, Travel Thursday

Normally I try to focus on places I have been (or will be going shortly) for my Travel Thursday posts; however, this one is going to be slightly different! I like to be at home with friends and family for the holiday season, and enjoying […]

5 Cathedrals You Have to Visit

5 Cathedrals You Have to Visit

As a medieval historian who studies secular and canon law, I’m probably more interested than most people in church history. I think that cathedrals are the place to start when visiting a city, as it’s often a chance to see lasting and notable architecture that […]

5 Castles You Have to Visit, Travel Thursday

5 Castles You Have to Visit, Travel Thursday

Although my travel experience isn’t the widest in the world, I have been fortunate enough to see many of the places and things on my bucket list! I’ve decided to start a new travel series with 5 of my top recommendations in different categories- I […]

The British Museum, Travel Thursday

The British Museum, Travel Thursday

Ah, the British Museum. Possibly the best and most engaging museum in the world, free and otherwise. Yes, I am an historian and that probably means that I am biased, but I truly believe that there is something for everyone there. Incredibly easy to find […]

Travel Thursday, Kensington Gardens

Travel Thursday, Kensington Gardens

Kensington Palace is associated with a few different royals, including Queen Anne and Queen Victoria. However, in recent memory it is most strongly associated with Diana, Princess of Wales! If you ever have the chance to visit, I recommend that you wander all around the […]

Ballet at Covent Garden, Travel Thursday

Ballet at Covent Garden, Travel Thursday

Starting next week, I’m going to have a three part series on the blog on ballet- ballet class to dress rehearsal to performance. In the meantime, these are some ballet pilgrimages I’ve taken and moments I’ve had throughout my travels! I consider myself lucky that […]

Fashion Rules at Kensington Palace, Travel Thursday

Fashion Rules at Kensington Palace, Travel Thursday

If you don’t know, Kensington Palace is my favourite place on earth. It’s the home of one of my favourite periods in English royal history (the Georgian period), it’s a beautiful place to visit, it’s the home of my style icons (the Duchess of Cambridge), […]

Travel Thursday- Top Vintage Travel Posts

Travel Thursday- Top Vintage Travel Posts

This year I haven’t been able to travel quite as much as I would like to- the Canadian dollar isn’t particularly strong right now, and student loan and car payments aren’t helpful if you are trying to save for a trip. M and I do […]