Browsing all articles from May, 2011

The U-T

The U-T

After visiting many enchanting towns in Umbria and Tuscany, we have decided that our hometown of Umbertide is our favorite.  It is not situated on a hilltop like most of the others, so we forego the wonderful picturesque vistas, but in return we enjoy moreContinue reading

Gubbio

Gubbio

Now, I know we’ve been slacking on keeping this updated, but we’ve got some exceptional posts coming up for you in the next few days, starting with this entry about Gubbio, a town we’ve visited a couple of times over the last few weeks. GubbioContinue reading

London

London

Our clear, sunny day in London began with a boat tour up the Thames, beginning at the London Eye and sailing just past the Millennium Bridge. The Millennium Bridge is one of eight bridges over the Thames, and certainly the most modern. Shortly after itContinue reading

Brum

Brum

Nothing has divided opinion more in Birmingham than the fate of the Central library.  It was built in a Brutalist style near the imposing Town Hall and has received scathing criticism from Prince Charles, Britain’s self-appointed architecture guru.  You can take a look at theContinue reading

The Royal Wedding

The Royal Wedding

Jen could barely sleep the night before the big event, and eagerly woke up to catch the parade of royals making their way to Westminster.  Rather than battling the hordes of tourists in London, we opted for a country-chic bash hosted by the fabulous Chris,Continue reading

A Shropshire Lad

A Shropshire Lad

Shropshire is a county located in the heart of “Black Country” in West Midlands.  Adrian’s parents live in the picturesque village of Chesterton, within Shropshire, where they generously hosted me for many days.  Bridgnorth, the cosmopolitan hub of the area, is a short ride fromContinue reading