Afternoon tea in the Belmont Room at Betty’s of York is a must when visiting this wonderful historical city in northern England. Built in 1919, the room was named after the cafe’s founder, the Swiss baker and merchant Fredrick Belmont. This is the place where tourists come in droves to purchase the famous “Fat Rascal,”
The Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon at Fortnum and Mason serves afternoon tea fit for a queen. One of the most luxurious department stores in London, the venerable store has been serving tea in their upstairs salon since 1926. The salon underwent a renovation in 2012 when it was reopened as the Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon,
A visit to Bath wouldn’t be complete without a stop for afternoon tea at the Hands Georgian Tearoom, located at the foot of the Bath Abbey and the Ancient Roman Spa. It’s a great place to drink tea while surrounded by incredible history. Their afternoon tea service consists of assorted tea sandwiches, including roast beef
We were about to enter the first wing of the Vatican Museums, called the “Museo Chiaramonti.” I wasn’t prepared for the beautiful sites inside the museum that would greet me that day. The Vatican Museums house some of the world’s most priceless treasures, 70,000 sculptures and paintings in all, spanning more than 3,000 years of
It was the first day of our two week journey to Italy. I was overcome with excitement. Today was the day I would finally get to see the Vatican museums, a maze of rooms filled with priceless treasures spanning more than 2,000 years, made by some of the most famous artists who have ever lived.