Mother/Son Tween Travel to London
Huffington Post - over 1 year
My son, Seth, 12, has developed a fascination with all things British. I'm not quite sure where this ardent interest came from, but we used it as impetus to plan a family trip this past August. My husband was unable to take the time off from work, so it became a mommy and me overseas adventure... our first together.
I had been to London twice before... the first time ironically on a singles trip where I met my husband. So, this felt somewhat like coming full circle... my now traveling there with my son.
I did not use a travel agent or book a package. I've become quite good at online research and spent considerable time poking around the web, in particular to find some off-the-beaten track experiences we might pursue.
As walkable as sections of London are, some of the destinations are quite spread out. We became adept at taking the Underground, which was impressive... speedy, clean and easy to navigate. Some of the tube escalators are the deepest I've ever seen, and they
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