Taking the Kids — and following in the footsteps of royalty
LEGO Windsor Castle at the LEGOLAND Castle Hotel

Taking the Kids — and following in the footsteps of royalty

There’s nothing stopping you and the kids from following in the royals’ footsteps in and around London this summer — a great time to visit with everyone so enthusiastic, first celebrating the birth of the new baby prince and now the wedding.

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Greenwich, England, and the pluses of getting off the beaten track — a bit
La Rosa at The Prince of Greenwich Pub with his collections

Greenwich, England, and the pluses of getting off the beaten track — a bit

Pietro La Rosa, with his flowing mane of gray hair, beard and lilting Italian accent, is not like any pub owner I’ve ever met nor is The Prince of Greenwich pub menu typical

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Join the party in London this summer celebrating Harry Potter’s 20th
The Hogwarts Express at the Harry Potter Studio Tour

Join the party in London this summer celebrating Harry Potter’s 20th

Ready to join the party? Britain is the host, celebrating Harry Potter’s 20th birthday. The first Harry Potter book was released on June 29,1997

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London’s Athenaeum Hotel is a favorite for visiting families
Teddy at Athenaeum Hotel In London

London’s Athenaeum Hotel is a favorite for visiting families

London's Athenaeum Hotel is family run with whimsical touches –miniature toy soldiers or taxicabs mounted as room decoration, photographs of the Beatles and Spice Girls in the hallways, just reopened last summer after a multi million dollar make over

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Flying can be pleasant – upgraded on British Air flight to London
Artist rendering of upgraded JFK Terminal 7

Flying can be pleasant – upgraded on British Air flight to London

In expected the usual indifference of US carriers at JFK. Instead, the British Airways staff couldn’t have been nicer and I breezed through security. The gods must have been smiling on me because I got upgraded!

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