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Month: December 2019

High Tea or Afternoon Tea

High Tea or Afternoon Tea

High Tea or Afternoon Tea is a tradition in England. It started as mini meal between lunch and dinner and became popular since eighteenth century. We reserved a spot for 3 pm at Hanbury Manor Marriott Hotel & Country Club. It is a Jacobean-style manor house set in 200 acres of beautiful countryside in Ware, Hertfordshire. We asked for Standard tea, there were few other options as well. All the options are 3 course SandwichesSconesPastries You are asked to choose…

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St Albans

St Albans

St Albans is a town north-west of London named after first English saint Alban. The legend goes that Alban lived in Verulamium, a major town in Roman Britain. Alban was prosecuted for practicing Christianity and was subsequently recognized as first British saint martyred.Places we visited while we were there:St Albans Cathedral Verulamium Museum & ParkRoman Mosaic More information can be found on official website of St Albans

Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle

It was a nice sunny day, we took off to visit royal residence Windsor Castle. It is known to be official residence of Prince Harry and Meagan Markle. We drove for an hour and parked near the castle. As we walked through the town, I realized how beautiful and well-maintained the town itself was.There were long queues for the ticket window although moving quickly. We purchased a family ticket and an adult ticket. After security check and scan, we were…

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Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

Day 2 Tube to Baker StreetWalked to Madame Tussauds Long queue Entered A shot in front of screen, wrist band on one of the members. Quite busy inside. Bollywood and Hollywood Stars, Singers, Leaders, Scientists and Inventors, Sports persons and leaders and members of the Royal family Wax Statues of Royal Family include of course the Queen, Prince William and Kate Middleton, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle all in one booth. On other side facing the booth are statues of…

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