Why 2021 Is the Year of Camping

Me and My Campervan - Why 2021 is the Year of Camping

2020 changed the world as we know it.  I, like many of us, hoped that by the time 2021 arrived, everything would be back to normal.  How wrong we were!  However, it isn’t all doom and gloom!  Travelling locally, whether that is in your own town, county or country, is a wonderful opportunity to explore […]

How to Visit Stonehenge for Free

How to Visit Stonehenge for Free - The Stone Circle at Stonehenge

Last year I visited Stonehenge for the first time and was blown away by it.  The unique prehistoric monument and UNESCO World Heritage site is one of Britain’s most popular tourist attractions and should be on any UK bucket list.  However, tickets aren’t cheap, so ever the budget traveller I have done some digging to […]

Why You Must Try Afternoon Tea in the UK

Delicate Cakes and Sweet Treats on an Afternoon Tea Stand

I adore afternoon tea.  Tasty sandwiches and savoury snacks coupled with delectable cakes and a pot of tea.  What could be more perfect?  If you’d never heard of afternoon tea or haven’t tasted it yet, here’s everything you need to know about this delicious English tradition. This post was written in collaboration with Square Meal […]

How to Have the Perfect Manchester City Break

Castlefields Manchester - Things to do on a Manchester City Break

I lived in Manchester for about a year before moving to Barcelona.  It’s a fabulous city, so to inspire you to visit Manchester I asked Manchester expert Polly from Let’s Travel UK to share her top tips for how to enjoy the perfect Manchester city break. According to many Brits – and all northerners (like […]

How to Travel Safely in the UK Now

How to Travel Safely in the UK - Stonehenge - Now Could be the Best Time to Visit Stonehenge

This article is written in partnership with Omio In these uncertain times, we all need a break. But, with most of the world out of bounds, we need to think about holidaying closer to home. With the UK’s amazing cities and beautiful natural spots, this is certainly not a hardship. Follow our tips and tricks […]

How to Visit London in Winter

London in Winter - St Paul's Cathedral from Millenium Bridge

If you are planning a trip to England in winter, or you are British and planning a staycation for Christmas, London is the place to go.  Although it is a wonderful city break at any visit of the year, visiting London in winter is a fun and unique experience.  Here are my top tips for […]

Fun Things to do in Leeds City Centre

Things to do in Leeds City Centre - The Dark Arches in Leeds

I love Leeds!  I went to University there and spent 10 years living in the city, and I fall in love with it every time I go back to visit.  Leeds has changed a lot since I lived there, and Leeds City Centre is unrecognisable in some places!  So, to get to know it again, […]

Free Things to do in York England

Free Things to do in York England - Walk the City Walls

York is one of my favourite cities in the UK and is a wonderful place to spend a weekend or several days.  The great news is that you can do all this without worrying about money as there are plenty of free things to do in York.  Thanks to the free attractions and free museums […]

How Many Days in London are Enough?

How Many Days in London - St Paul's Cathedral with Roses

London is an incredible city, yet there are so many different things to do in London it can be overwhelming!  How do you choose what to do in London?  The first thing is to decide how long to spend in London, then work from there when you know how much time you have.  I’ve put […]

The Best Hikes in the UK for your Bucketlist

The Best Hikes in the UK - View from the Summit of Snowdon

The British countryside is one of the best places in the world to enjoy the outdoors.  I had the pleasure of doing some of the best hikes in the UK last year, and hope to explore more once it is safe to do so.  To celebrate the best of Britain when we can travel again, […]