Transatlantic Cruising on the Cunard Queen Mary 2

Just the mere mention of the Queen Mary 2 conjures up images of voyages of old, transatlantic cruising on majestic ocean liners fit for royalty. The utter romance of sipping decadent cocktails on the veranda deck, strolling the promenade in the evening breeze, and dancing the night away to a string orchestra. You know, the fancy parts of the movie Titanic that made you dream of luxury cruising! For seven days in January those dreams became reality as I boarded the legendary Queen Mary 2 in the port of Brooklyn, New York and set sail for Southampton, England.

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5 Unique Things To Do In London (+5 Bonus Ideas!)

If you're as tired of the same old double-decker bus tours that every city has nowadays, then instead check out smallcarBIGCITY. They offer a private driver experience around the city inside their selection of classic Mini Cooper cars. During my time on the road with them, we took out the lovely red Poppy. Their basic 1 hour tour will run you £119, or you can take up to an 8 hour ride for £659. And if you're the really independent type, they do offer the cars for self-drive hire. But don't just take my word for it - they're ranked as #1 "Greatest Thing To Do In London" by Time Out Magazine!

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A Quick Guide to 24 Hours in London

London is one of my favorite cities on the planet - in fact, if it was easy to get a UK Visa, I'd probably be living there. My friends wanted to know what my perfect 24 hours in London would be, so based on my vast experience in the city between studying abroad there for a semester and trying to visit at least once a year, this is what I came up with of some ideas of things to do!

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