Happy Canada 150! Enjoy 150 tales about Canada at Teahen Tales

I hope you will gain a new appreciation for the complexity of a country that, against many odds, has become a beacon of civilization in our modern times.

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A pint at the pub

Our recent travel to London, England, meant that pubs – and often, a half pint or pint – were on the agenda.

New views on London

The skyline along the curving shores of the Thames is dotted with buildings reaching high into the sky.

A palace that works

A few weeks each late summer and early fall, Buckingham Palace’s west doors open for the State Room tours.

The Sunday roast

I was determined that my first English evening meal would be a traditional roast dinner.

We shall remember them

To understand London today, you need to understand what London endured during the Second World War.

Majestic Mayfair

We stayed in a furnished apartment in Mayfair, dubbed one of the “most expensive districts in London, and the world.”

Time for Greenwich

If you feel confident about answering the question, “what time is it?”, you can thank the British penchant for orderliness.

From royal grounds to city parks

English royal families’ penchant for living on estates surrounded by forested hunting grounds has made modern London a greener place.