Having the camera handy allowed for many picture opportunities, including a surprise visit to the cockpit once the plane landed.
To those of you who follow FFS regularly, you know that my family recently went on vacation for two weeks in southern England. This whole vacation was a great learning experience for us. Over the next few weeks I am going to write a simple series for planning and implementing a large vacation overseas. While some of the tips may be focused on England, many will be general traveling tips.
1. What MUST you do to make the trip worthwhile? Have everyone going on your trip answer this question before you begin planning. The answers you hear might surprise you. When I asked the family this question, their answers included Stonehenge and Big Ben. I hadn’t thought that explicitly, so this information was good for me to know. I could make those excursions happen. This question also narrows down sight seeing options when there are TONS of things to see and do. I found myself so overwhelmed with what I wanted to do, and I knew we didn’t have the time. So the answers from my family helped quite a bit. Continue reading
My Mom figured it out!! We went to Paddington Station! My husband has read three of the Paddington books by Michael Bond to the children over the past few years and I knew I wanted to take them to see the real place.
Congratulations to Sarah Elizabeth over at delivering grace for knowing FFS was visiting Dover Castle!!
Congratulations to my mom for knowing where we were!! The Uffington White Horse just isn’t as impressive from the ground as it is from the air. But the scenery around the horse is amazing. It was also a great place to allow the kids to run free!
So did you guess cockpit? Special hurrahs go out to Sarah Elizabeth over at delivering grace and Sheri over at When the Kids Go to Bed for answering “cockpit”. Good job ladies!! Continue reading
Wow. We made it. My eyes are blurry after about 2 hours of attempted sleep on the plane, but we are alive and well.
The day has not been without adventure, excitement, a little bit of stress, and laughter.
Here is the clue for Part 1.
Where are we? (We’re starting out easy…)
Leave a comment down below if you know!