Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
Through July 6 in Greenwich, England
Performance artists and international companies delight audiences with clever and unexpected acts performed in public spaces.
Moving to Europe was only the beginning of our adventure when my husband and I arrived. Transferring from our last base to a new unit and country was also challenge. We were embracing civilian life for the first time after his transition out of the army.
Those looking for a fresh adventure this year might consider checking out Britain’s lesser-known land to the west, Wales. With rolling hills, undeveloped coastlines and more castles per square mile than anywhere in Europe, Wales is a spectacular place to put on your radar.
Ireland is a remarkable place to visit with its lush, green landscapes, historic sites and lovely locals. With so much to explore, it can be difficult to prioritize what places are worth visiting in the country.
The best way to get adjusted to life in the U.K. is to immerse in the new culture early on. If you’re afraid to tackle it alone, ask a friend or coworker who has been living here awhile to show you the ropes.
Big Ben, Parliament, the London Eye, the list goes on of the must-see historic treasures of London, England. While the flashy settings you’ve seen in movies are truly incredible, take time to step onto the quieter streets to discover some of my favorite hidden London gems.
Amsterdam, known as the “Venice of the North,” is filled with rich history, networked with over 165 canals and one of Europe’s most iconic cities! As you traverse through this exciting city, make time for these bucket list experiences.
1. Take a dreamy canal cruise.
The most obvious means of enjoying a beach is as a place to swim and sunbathe, but alongside some of northern Europe's most compelling shorelines, the whims of the weather call for wellies and rain macs more often than swimsuits and flip-flops.
Aside from a man’s best friend — the dog, friends are important to have. The adventurous, funny and perhaps embarrassing moments will make for great stories down the road. Though it’s nice to explore Europe with your significant other, sometimes a guy’s trip is all you need.
If you’re missing the hustle and bustle of big cities, head to London. This city is one that never sleeps as it offers many things to do. Whether you’re stationed near London or have found a cheap flight, consider this itinerary that even Her majesty would approve of.