An optimist, an explorer
and a royal family fan
and a royal family fan
After completing a master’s degree in tourism, Caroline decided to explore new horizons and came to the UK. She lived in Cambridge, a typical British town, for a few years, then moved to London and joined the Smoozy team for new adventures.
CASTLES AND PALACES IN THE UK
Passionate about history Caroline will take you on a journey to discover the architectural treasures of the United Kingdom. The castles and palaces will send you back in time to discover the history of the UK with a big H as well as the history of its occupants.
From well-known stunning places to hidden gems, from Buckingham Palace, to Hampton Court through the impressive Highclere castle, easily recognizable by all the Downtown Abbey fans, each and every one of these places will leave you in awe. And if you are lucky, you may even be able to see Hogwarts Castle.
Her favorite incentive program
Departure for Kensington Palace, the iconic castle, where the Queen Victoria lived before being crowned and which is currently the official London residence of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
A visit of the castle and the beautiful Kensington Palace gardens.
Then, head towards Portobello Road, where the Notting Hill market welcomes you every Saturday. There, you can find cheap old traditional English tea cups with their milk pot – so British. Keep walking to reach the second part of the market, where other food stalls offer dishes from all over the world. Try one or more before continuing your walk through the market. Don’t leave Portobello Road without taking a photo in front of the famous Blue door, featured in the “Notting Hill” movie.
In the afternoon, go to Piccadilly Circus and pay a visit to the popular British shop selling teas, coffees, jam, honey and other delicacies from all around the world. Then enjoy a late afternoon tea in this iconic venue.
The day after, direction North East of London, Cambridge, a very pretty town, known worldwide for its prestigious universities. In the morning don’t miss a visit of the colleges, those incredible buildings that house the universities such as King’s College, in the morning to understand the city and its inhabitants, being mostly students.
Have lunch at one of the city pubs for a traditional English meal with a beer.
Then, embark on an adventure on a punt, a narrow flat-bottomed boat and go punting along the river Cam, which runs through the city of Cambridge.
After this intense physical effort, it’s time to rest. Stop on the riverbank and try a Pimm’s, a British gin-based liquor mixed with lemonade and served with chopped garnishes including strawberries, apples, oranges, lemons, cucumber and mint.