Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea in London

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea Composite

An afternoon tea is a quintessential London treat, but why have any old afternoon tea in London when you can have a Charlie and the Chocolate Factory afternoon tea?  This wonderful experience at One Aldwych was voted the best afternoon tea in London by Bookatable in 2017, and it isn’t hard to see why.  I […]

The Riviera Guesthouse in Whitby – My Yorkshire Foodie Adventure

The Whalebone Arch in Whitby - The Riviera Guesthouse in Whitby Review

When I was researching where to stay in Whitby on my Yorkshire Foodie Adventure, I realised that there are a lot of guesthouses and bed & breakfasts in Whitby.  The town on the north-east coast of England is a popular tourist destination, which brings with it a range of different accommodations.  Although I often stay […]

A Yorkshire Foodie Adventure: Finding the Best Food in Yorkshire

Fish & Chips on my Yorkshire Foodie Adventure

Yup, another article about food – you should know me well enough by now!  This time I planned a whole trip around food in the beautiful county of Yorkshire in the north of England, just in time for Yorkshire Day!  I have spent most of my life in the north of England, and adore it, […]

A Secret Food Tour In London

Bacon & Egg Sandwich - on a Food Tour in London

Oh food how I love thee, let me count the ways… well, I won’t count them all, but trust me, there are many!  I’ve tried a food tour in Prague, a cooking class in Mexico City, a combination of both in Bogota, and even when I’m in my home country of England I love trying […]

The Best Places to Visit in the UK on a Budget

Rhossili Bay in Gower, South Wales - the Best Places to visit in the UK on a Budget

I was born and raised in the UK, and although I’ve spent a lot of my later life travelling, I have a new-found appreciation for my country.  So, I want to share some of the best places to visit in the UK on a budget, so you can enjoy exploring the United Kingdom without breaking […]

Climbing the O2 Arena with Canine Partners and Up at the O2

The O2 Arena in London, aka the Millenium Dome

I was back in London again, but this time for a good cause.  I was climbing up the O2 arena, the old Millennium Dome to raise money for Canine Partners, an amazing charity which helps to train puppies to become assistance dogs to help people with disabilities.  The climb up the O2 was great fun […]

How to Fall in Love With London in 2 Days

Tower Bridge London - 2 Days in London Itinerary

Another trip to London?  I rolled my eyes.  Overcrowded and overpriced, London was never my favourite place to visit and had always felt so overrated to me.  However, on my recent visit to London, everything changed.  I wasn’t stressed out by the traffic or the people, and I didn’t feel ripped off every time I […]

Kirkstall Abbey Leeds, England

Winter Colour at the Ruins of Kirkstall Abbey Leeds - things to do in Leeds England Yorkshire

I lived in Leeds for 10 years, I went to university there then stuck around after graduation.  I have very fond memories of the city where I spent my student days, for its huge variety of shops, bars, restaurants and nightlife.  However, it is only recently I have come to appreciate the cultural side of […]

Where to Stay in Leeds: A Review of the Art Hostel Leeds

Cool Street Art on Kirkgate, close to the Art Hostel Leeds

I went to university in Leeds, and lived in the city for about ten years before I started my nomadic, wandering lifestyle.  When I come back to visit, as I frequently do, I usually stay with friends, but this time I fancied a change.  When I was looking for Leeds budget hotels and hostels, I […]

14 Stunning Images to Make You Want to Visit York, England

York Minster -

York has been hailed as Britain’s most beautiful city, and the place where most people want to live in the UK.  It certainly is a special city – its small, but crammed full of beautiful buildings, and more boutique shops, restaurants and cafes than you can shake a stick at.  History seeps from every brick, […]