Hotel Alto London

 Hotel Alto   The final three nights of our London adventure we stayed at Hotel Alto, the hotel we booked with the package through Travelocity. The hotel is located in Ilford, which is a 20 minute train ride outside of central London. The payoff for the inconvenience of the location is PRICE! This is a…

London Day 4

Palace Theatre London Day four in London was our last day and dedicated to Harry Potter and The Cursed Child. Harry Potter and The Cursed Child is a latest Harry Potter story in the form of a play. Currently the only way to see the play is to purchase the almost impossible to get tickets and…

London Day 3 Warner Brothers Studio Tour

Welcome to Hogwarts Day three was devoted almost exclusively to the Warner Brothers Studio Tour – The Making of Harry Potter. Karli and I as huge Harry Potter fans have been wanting to come here since it opened in 2011. The Warner Brothers Studio Tour is located on the actual set where the movies were…

London Town Days 1 & 2

Eighteen months ago my daughter and I got tickets for Harry Potter and The Cursed Child, The new Harry Potter play that you can only see in London. Nine months ago we experienced a house fire and thought there would be no way we could take the London trip. We pretty much forgot about it.…

Welcome Adventurers

My daughter, Karli, and I suffer from a not so terrible affliction; Wanderlust. I am not happy unless I am planning a trip and usually we are planning more than one. As a teacher and a single parent, I do not have unlimited funds. Many people mistakenly believe that you have to be well off…