Browse Our Travel Ads
Receive Our Newsletter
Use Our Search Engine
Discover Hermail.Net
Where's Journeywoman?
Her Travel Tales
Her Cities of the World
She Travels Solo
She Loves to Cruise
The Older Adventuress
She Travels to Learn
Her EcoAdventures
She's a Biz Traveller
She Shops the World
She Travels with Kids
GirlTalk Cyberguides
Men Have Their Say
Travel Love Stories
Tour Guides Worldwide
Restaurants Worldwide
Books She Suggests
We Love Our Sponsors
She Visits Spas
JourneyDoctor Advice
Letter to the Editor
Send a travel tip
Media request
Speaking Engagements
Want to Advertise?
Bloggers We Recommend



Charismatic Characters My Family Met in the UK...
A photo essay by Evelyn Hannon


There is the argument that you meet fewer people when you travel with someone else or in a larger tour group. The thought is that you become lazy and don't reach out to others. Likewise others are intimidated by approaching folks already engaged in conversation with each other. I was very aware of that when Trafalgar Tours invited my daughter and her two young children to join me on their Castles and Kilts Family Experience Tour to the U.K. I didn't want an insular experience. To me so much of the joy of travel is in the people you meet along the way. That was what I wanted for my family's first trip to Great Britain. I needn't have worried.

Not only were there the lovely families that we toured with but there were other countless charismatic characters we met along the way. I captured most of them in photos but I know that each has been recorded in my grandkiddies' memory banks. They've learned something new from each encounter on UK soil and that's what makes this grandmother very, very happy.


The Bubble Man at Hamleys, the largest toy store in London. What a great encounter for kids suffering jetlag on our first day in London.


Next came the make-up artist at Benefit on Carnaby Street. Granddaughter was treated to a pink 'lipgloss' makeover.


This model at London's Top Shop kept us company as mom tried on clothes.


It didn't take long for the youngest kids on the bus to bond.


The little ones on the tour bus loved their time with the teenagers who often kept them occupied as we travelled longer distances.

Page 1/2/3/4








free newsletter | gal-friendly city sites | go-alone travel tips | love stories
travel classifieds | ms. biz | journey doctor | women's travel tales | she goes shopping
what should I wear? | letters to the editor | the older adventuress | travel 101 | girl talk guides
women helping women travel | her spa stop | her ecoadventures | best books
travel with kiddies | shopping | cruise holidays | awards and kudos | home|
search engine