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Layover City Guide: London, England

Layover City Guide: London, England

On my way to Cyprus, I had a 10-hour layover at Heathrow Airport, which gave me plenty of time to head out into London and explore! If your layover is at least 6 hours you may have time to leave the airport; any shorter than […]

Visiting Corfe Castle

Visiting Corfe Castle

It had long been a dream of mine to visit the castle that inspired one of my favourite series of all time. Enid Blyton’s Famous Five Adventures are often based around an enchanting castle by the name of Kirrin Castle, on Kirrin Island, just out […]

Weekend Travel Guide: Isle of Wight

Weekend Travel Guide: Isle of Wight

A perfect escape for a long weekend, the Isle of Wight is perched just off of the UK’s southern coast. Sweet streets and gorgeous sunsets beckon to travelers looking for luxury hideaways or cozy B&Bs.  How to Get to the Isle of Wight The most […]

How to Spend a Day in Stratford-upon-Avon

How to Spend a Day in Stratford-upon-Avon

Full of history and quaint charm, the sweet town of Stratford-upon-Avon checks all the boxes for a lovely British day out. Perhaps most well-known for being the birthplace of one of the greatest playwrights to have ever lived (Shakespeare!), there are some enchanting things to […]

Exploring England’s Capital: 30 Things to Do in London

Exploring England’s Capital: 30 Things to Do in London

One of my favourite cities in the world is my home city of London. Bursting to the seams with nuances and attractions, while simultaneously embodying a rich culture, there is something for everyone in this fascinating place. London City itself is only a very small percentage […]

Weekend Travel Guide: Devon

Weekend Travel Guide: Devon

The seaside county of Devon in southwest England is a lovely place to go for a weekend escape when one is in desperate need of sunshine and a beach. For anyone who grew up reading Enid Blyton’s ‘Famous Five’ series, this is where I feel […]

How to Spend a Day in Bristol

How to Spend a Day in Bristol

The beautiful harbor town of Bristol sits about an hour away from the border with Wales. Although somehow I managed to visit on the UK’s hottest day of the summer, we still managed to visit the highlights of this fun city, before hiding from the sweltering […]

How to Spend a Day in Brighton

How to Spend a Day in Brighton

If you’re spending time in the UK, and you’re dying for a seaside escape (yes, the UK does actually have some beautiful beaches!), then make your way south of London to the coastal city of Brighton. Small white houses line the streets leading away from […]

Weekend Travel Guide: Nottingham

Weekend Travel Guide: Nottingham

Perhaps not the first place that pops in your head when you think of an ideal weekend escape, the delightful city of Nottingham is full of gems that make it well worth the visit – even if it is often generally wetter than the rest […]

How to Spend a Day in Bath

How to Spend a Day in Bath

Bath is a stunning city in southwestern England, full of old fascinating buildings and rich culture, all teeming with history. Bath is much larger than Oxford, although similar in feel to quaintness and historical interest. While it can be quite touristy and busy, there are […]