Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace

June 9, 2018 oceansafoot 0

Today we visited Hampton Court Palace choosing to depart from the Vauxhall Station on the Victoria line. Using our Oyster Card for entry, we boarded the 9:35 am train, stopping at seven stations in-route, before arriving at the last stop of ‘Hampton Court’ about 10:13 am. Upon exiting the train, [read more…]

Secret Cottage Cotswold Tour

June 8, 2018 oceansafoot 0

We departed at 6:55 am on the circle line from St. James Park tube to London Paddington for the 7:50 am GWR train to Moreton-in-Marsh, for our scheduled Secret Cottage Cotswold Tour.  We purchased our rail tickets in advance consisting of a 2nd class rail ticket on the outward journey, [read more…]

Secret Indian Food Tour London

June 7, 2018 oceansafoot 0

It took 20 minutes of travel time from St James’s Park to reach Aldgate East via the District Line for the Secret Indian Food Tour London. We went out of the tube station as instructed (Exit 3) and met our escort at the White Chapel Art Gallery. The gallery is [read more…]

The Ancient City at Night

September 28, 2017 oceansafoot 0

We assembled outside Exit 3 of the Bank Tube station near the equestrian statue of the Duke of Wellington just before 6:30pm to accompany the Thursday night London Walks – The Ancient City at Night. When leaving the tube station, each way out displays the corresponding exit number for simple [read more…]

German Military Occupation Hospital and Museum

April 21, 2017 oceansafoot 0

We boarded the ships tender at 9am for transport to the port of Guernsey (St. Peter Port).  Our tender arrived at 9:35am near Castle Cornet, which is located directly at the pier.  Our tour for the German Military Occupation Hospital and Museum began shortly afterwards. After a short drive in a [read more…]


Bamburgh Castle – Scenic Drive and Gardens

August 16, 2016 oceansafoot 0

We arrived in the port of Newcastle Upon Tyne after passing the lighthouses marking the entrance to the River Tyne.  A short 20-minute transit through the canal took us to our berth. We had an early morning tour of Bamburgh Castle, Scenic Drive & Gardens and boarded our bus at [read more…]


Pre-Cruise London on Norwegian Sun

June 27, 2010 oceansafoot 0

We started our day after departing our Virgin Atlantic flight at London Heathrow airport.  We arrived in the early morning with foggy minds and patiently waited on our motor coach to arrive.  Within no time at all we were shuffled off with our group from St. Leo’s Catholic Church to [read more…]