Oxford, England - this makes UK town #3 since I've moved to London. I really need to get out the city more because there is so much to see in the UK. And Oxford did not disappoint.
I've said this before, but as a self-proclaimed city girl, small towns do have my heart. There's something cute and cozy about a small town. I think what's so appealing is the slower pace and how quiet (and clean, omg) they are.
If you know what your Hogwarts house is, can recite the Harry Potter films, or are just interested in film-making, a visit to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour is 100% necessary on a trip to London.
I had been to the studios on my last trip to London back in 2014. And during those (long) 6 years, the experience has expanded so much. It almost felt like a whole new tour, and I loved every bit of it.
I have always wanted to visit Belgium - the chocolate, the fries, the WAFFLES?! It sounded like a dream come true, and visiting during the Christmas season? An absolute dream come true.
My sister and I arrived via train from Paris, with a transfer in Brussels. Honestly, train travel is so much fun and I actually prefer it to flying and driving. There's something so romantic and European about it. I don't know, I just love it.
I am very fortunate to have visited Paris multiple times now, and it can be safely said that I will never be desensitized to its magic. Even with national train strikes that meant the metro would be closed and us averaging 45,000 steps a day. It is what it is, and my sister and I still made the most of our 3 days in the City of Lights.
Once our train arrived to Gare du Nord, we headed to our hotel for un petit somme / a quick n...