UK and Paris 2010
My wife and I spent 2 weeks in the UK and Paris in the summer of 2010. I spent a lot of time planning this vacation and it went off without a hitch. We had a fantastic time. We flew into London late on a Saturday night and spent the next 3 days there before taking the Chunnel to Paris for 2 days. We originally planned to go to York from London, but switched to Paris at the last moment. In retrospect, staying with our planned swing through York would have been easier and more relaxing, but it was nice getting our first taste of Paris. From Paris we took trains all day to Edinburgh and spent 3 days in that wonderful city. Actually, we stayed about 20 minutes outside of the City at a small beach town. As much as I like Edinburgh, I liked relaxing at the layed back beach town just as much. Finally, we spent 3 wonderful days in the Lake District and a day in Manchester before flying out of Manchester. Whew. It went fast. If I had it to do over, I would have skipped Paris and spent more time in the Lake District, which was my favorite. I would like to do another UK vacation with a couple more days in London, a week in the Lake District and a week in the Scottish Highlands.