Good morning, bees! Is anyone else as pumped for the Olympics Opening Ceremonies as I am?! I’ve been looking forward to the games for weeks, and I already have my DVR set for all my favorite games. 🙂
I thought it’d be fun to take advantage of some of the Olympic excitement and plan our own Hive Virtual Vacation! If you were able to travel to London in the next few weeks, what would your dream vacation look like? Where would you stay? What would you eat? Which events would you see? What souvenirs would you buy? Since this is our dream vacation, there’s no limit on your budget; anything goes!
I’ll start off with which events I’d watch. I’m sooooooo excited about the Michael Phelps/Ryan Lochte showdown, so I’d want to see both events where they compete head-to-head: 200m and 400m IMs swimming!
I think for me it would have to be hands down watch all the synchronized swimming events!!! I would die to see it. I did synchro for 14 years of my life and that was my dream to make it to the Olympics. I always love to see it on TV. I really wouldn’t care where I’d stay as long as I get to be there.
Also, if we’re in London, I would have to eat at Gordon Ramsay’s first restauarant: Restaurant Gordon Ramsay. I’ve heard that he frequents there quite often, and it’s super hard to get into unless you know someone.
@Mrs.KMM: Do you like women’s or men’s gymnastics better? I’ve read that the men’s team this year is so good there is a good chance they’ll take home the gold, for the first time in like 30 years! Of course, I’ve also heard that women’s gold is likely to come down to either USA or China, so I guess the women’s team is awesome, as well.
@Mrs. Spring: Honestly – I love watching both the men and women. I don’t know that I have a strong preference either way. The shear strength required in some of the men’s events (still rings, anyone?!?) simply amazes me though!
ETA: I watched the Olympic qualifying for both the men’s and women’s teams.
When we visit we always stay with friends that live nearby so no hotels for me. I absolutely love checking out the museums (love the Saatchi Gallery).
I would die to see the beach volleyball games. I am religious follower of Phil Dalhausser and Kerri Walsh on FB and I love getting their updates, thoughts and feelings on the games so far. I would LOVE to see Kerri and Misty May in action.
This photo made me laugh, I hardly ever see them so covered up:
I would go to Covent Garden to shop and Smithfield Market to eat yummy Italian. I would go to Holloway to buy all of Vivien of Holloway dresses. then I would go to Browns and buy a Vera Wang dress then on to another bridal shop to buy Alfred Angelo’s ‘Belle’ from the Disney collection after all that shopping I would go to the South Bank to have a Wagamama. To rest my head I’d find a swanky boutique hotel.