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March 2017

The New British and Irish Cuisine

By | March 8th, 2017|2015|

I'll bet what motivated the British to colonize so much of the world is that they were just looking for a decent meal. --Martha Harrison “Ye Olde Pub” was (and still is) the place for the [...]

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February 2017

Truly Unique British Events

By | February 2nd, 2017|2016|

Let's talk about what the Brits do that gives them that wonderfully dry sense of humor. In fact, this “wackiness” is something in which you can partake! Throughout the year, you'll find unique British events [...]

January 2017

Britain’s Top Ten Tea Rooms

By | January 15th, 2017|2017|

Let's face it - nobody on earth “does tea” like the British! After all, this is a population which consumes 165 million cups of it, daily! It is the national drink. And whether you are [...]

December 2016

Travel Memories: The Vacation that Never Ends

By | December 8th, 2016|2015|

The way you wear your hat, the way you sip your tea, the memory of all that, no they can't take that away from me. George and Ira Gershwin knew what they were talking about [...]

November 2016

Emerging Hot Spots throughout the British Isles

By | November 8th, 2016|2017|

Old villages are becoming quite the new ‘up and coming’ spots within the British Isles! Interest in Lacock Village has increased more than any other European destination recently. Famous as the setting to several Hollywood [...]

October 2016

The Most Magical Vacation

By | October 19th, 2016|Tales from Travelers|

For our 25th anniversary, we called upon Anne Marie, who went to work planning the most magical vacation, truly fitting a happy 25th. She took care of everything. We stayed in Castles, Manor Houses and [...]

A Lifetime of Memories

By | October 19th, 2016|Tales from Travelers|

A lifetime of memories for father and son. Across the Pond Vacations fed into my "obsessive planner" disorder wonderfully, and took away any trepidation I had about traveling in a foreign country with my 15-year [...]

We Will Definitely Recommend…

By | October 19th, 2016|Tales from Travelers|

We are back from an early 40th anniversary trip to England, Scotland and Ireland. A big thank you to Across the Pond Vacations and Anne Marie for making our trip such an amazing one! From [...]

They Totally Nailed the Literary Tour…

By | October 19th, 2016|Tales from Travelers|

I would highly recommend Across the Pond Vacations. They totally nailed the Literary tour of the UK and Ireland that I sought, even making recommendations of things I hadn't thought of doing or seeing, which made [...]

It All Came Together Seamlessly

By | October 19th, 2016|Tales from Travelers|

You did a great job planning and organizing our England trip! You made excellent suggestions and were extremely responsive to questions. It all came together seamlessly, and we really enjoyed working with you again. ~ [...]