York Food & Drink Festival : A Paradise for Foodies

York Food and Drink Festival

Every year in September, York is taken over by food and drink lovers in a 10-day long celebration of all things food related.  I was invited by Visit York to come and see what is on offer at the York Food and Drink Festival, and as a die-hard foodie I couldn’t resist!   About York Food […]

What to do in Liverpool if you Hate the Beatles

Liverpool is the musical jewel in the crown of English popular music, being the home of the biggest pop band ever, The Beatles.  For most people, some of the best things to do in Liverpool include a visit to the Beatles Museum, the home of John Lennon or the Cavern Club.  But for those who […]

How to Travel Around the UK on a Budget

Travel the UK on a Budget. Cheap Travel in the UK

The UK isn’t the cheapest destination, but it needn’t cost the earth.  And there are a few tricks that can help your hard-earned cash go even further to allow you to explore more of the UK during your trip.  Here I have put together some tips for how to travel around the UK on a […]

Nine Reasons to Visit the North of England

Reasons to Visit the North of England

So many people I meet have been to England, and not left London.  When I tell them I’m English their eyes light up and they eagerly tell me they visited the London for a few days, but nowhere else, or occasionally some went to Brighton or Cambridge or another town close by.  Of course, London […]