We went to Dover Castle … sort of.

On Friday, I arrived in Canterbury. I emailed my family a photo of Nana and I together, letting them know I'd arrived safely. Everyone responded quickly with well wishes, and suggestions for all the things I should do while there (context: this is the third year that Nana Ev has come to stay in Canterbury…

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Roman Ruins in Canterbury

Did you know that the romans used to have a giant empire? And did you know that it included a sizeable chunk of the present-day UK? Here's a map: The earliest history of Canterbury actually goes back even further than the Romans, but they seem to have left the largest footprint. Here's what Wikipedia has…

Part 2 of our Philippines Trip: El Nido, Palawan – Staying at the Golden Monkey Cottages

During our time in El Nido, we took so many darn pictures that I’m going to break our El Nido stay into several posts in order to keep things somewhat sensible and interesting. So, let’s start with where we stayed while there. Later I’ll be covering El Nido itself, as well as the tours we…