Meet Henley on Thames

I always knew I’d be back to London from the day I stepped foot in Heathrow on my layover to Geneva, and here I am, visting mom, for a nice 10 day relaxing vacation.

Day 1: Simply getting to know my mom’s quaint little town, Henley-on-Thames. Very similar to my town in Westchester, but a bit larger and more of a euro-feel, obviously, and about 45 mins from London. Absolutely love it; some photos to help you visualize:

Yes, this is really one of the key’s to her apartment.

Lunch at Zizzi‘s italian restaurant (@wearezizzi,) delicious pizza and lasagna,
all cooked fresh, and our waitress was American!

Food shopping at @waitrose. As an “upmarket chain” in the UK, the company has a Royal Warrant to supply groceries, wine and spirits to Queen Elizabeth II. As of 1 January 2011 Waitrose has a Royal Warrant to supply groceries, wine and spirits to Prince Charles.[8] It formerly held a Royal Warrant for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother — NDB.

Check out more photos, I’ll be uploading them all to my flickr throughout.

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