Category: Travel

Lauren Does London: Churchill War Rooms

Posted August 26, 2019 by shooting in Travel / 19 Comments

Churchill War Rooms: A Review  The Churchill War Rooms is somewhere that my sister really wanted to go – she was a history major after all – but I had a great time exploring too and I’m glad we were able to go. Now, what are the War Rooms? From the website: History was made […]

Leaving On a Jet Plane: Headed to NYC!

Posted November 26, 2018 by shooting in Travel / 25 Comments

Hey, everyone! I am headed to New York City today with some friends. We’ll be seeing Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and I cannot wait. My sister and I were lucky to see the play in London when it first came out, but it will be really exciting to see it on Broadway. I […]

5 Things To Explore in The London Dungeon

Posted September 14, 2018 by shooting in Travel / 26 Comments

The London Dungeon was something that I came across while researching things to do and see when visiting London, England. It sounded fantastic and I knew I had to go, so my sister and I happily got tickets and had a blast going through London’s dark history. Essentially, The London Dungeon is a history tour […]

3 Things To Know Before Riding the London Eye

Posted July 26, 2018 by shooting in Travel / 28 Comments

When In London: The London Eye The London Eye is probably something that enters a lot of people’s mind when they think of London, England. It’s essentially a ferris wheel except you’re fully enclosed. As someone who is terrified of heights, and hates ferris wheels, I wasn’t really sure about going on the London Eye. […]

Lauren Does London

Posted July 15, 2018 by shooting in Travel / 36 Comments

Hey everyone! If you’ve been reading my blog for awhile now then you might remember when I went to London, England…in September 2016. Yes, it’s been almost two years and I never did share anything about it on the blog (though I did post a lot on Instagram at the time). I’m so sorry it’s […]

New Blog Link-Up: Local Tourist

Posted January 15, 2018 by shooting in Travel / 26 Comments

I’m excited to announce that Dara from Not in Jersey and I have created a new blog link-up. Blog link-ups are where you come and share posts you’ve created that suit a certain theme – some link-ups are anything goes, others are DIY and recipes, etc. This new link-up is called Local Tourist and you’ll […]

Girl’s Weekend in Louisville, Kentucky

Posted October 16, 2017 by shooting in Travel / 50 Comments

My sister, Kari, turned 30 back in June and she wanted to take a trip somewhere to celebrate. We ended up taking that trip the last weekend of September and staying in Louisville, Kentucky. For us, that’s only about two hours away, but it ended up being a really great girl’s weekend since it was […]

Weekend Trip to Chicago + ALA 2017

Posted July 28, 2017 by shooting in Travel / 28 Comments

I’ve been lucky to attend BEA (Book Expo America) a few times, but back in June, this was the first time I went to the ALA conference (ALA is American Library Association). Since it was in Chicago, that meant that my sister could drive us there and we didn’t have to worry about flights. For […]