Restaurant Guide: Murray’s

We wanted to dine at an authentic local pub and we passed Murray’s Bar & Grill on our way back from exploring Grafton Street, so we made plans to come back after our sorely needed naps. From the outside, it looked to be the perfect balance between sketchy and uptown. In 1908, Grandma Murray opened Murray’s Pub at …

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Restaurant Guide: The Orchard & the Green Man

By way of Grantchester Meadows, we walked to The Orchard Tea Garden for a leisurely brunch after our outing to London the previous day. The Orchard is practically a right of passage to all Cambridge students and rightly so. Famous visitors include: Stephen Hawking (portrayed by Eddie Redmayne in The Theory ofEverything), Alan Turing (portrayed by Benedict …

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Lost in the Country: Grantchester Meadows

Grantchester Meadows is probably the second-most breathtaking natural landscape I've ever been privy to. (The first being the Cliffs of Moher.) Somehow I imagined that England, being much smaller than even the state of Georgia and much older, would be clustered and cramped. But Grantchester was wide open, clean, and wild in the most indescribably thrilling …

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Guide to Cambridge (Town)

Cambridge is the mother of all college towns. It's ancient--as exhibited by the round church (pictured below). It's bustling--there were about a million Chinese tourists clogging the streets. It's jam-packed with things to do, see, and eat. Founded in 1209 and granted a royal charter by King Henry III in 1231, Cambridge is the second-oldest university in the …

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