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 […]

Things to do in Portrush Northern Ireland

Beautiful East Strand Beach and White Rocks Beach from the Coastal Path - Things to do in Portrush

The Northern Irish Coastline is incredibly beautiful.  There aren’t quite enough superlatives to describe the variety and drama of the cliffs, beaches, castle ruins and UNESCO World Heritage sites.  The whole of the Causeway Coastal Route is fascinating, and if you have a few days to spend in Northern Ireland then you should take the […]

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 […]

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, […]

Festivals in York You Cannot Miss

york christmas

York is a beautiful historic city in Northern England, and is well worth visiting in its own right.  But if you can time your visit with one of its fantastic festivals you are in for an extra treat.  York has a year-round calendar of events, and with so much going on you are sure to […]

The Best Afternoon Tea in York

The Best Afternoon Tea in York

Afternoon tea is the quintessential British treat.  Contrary to popular belief outside the UK, not all English people “take tea” in the afternoon.  I don’t even drink tea myself, but I’m pretty sure that the most extravagant thing  most people have with their cup of tea is a chocolate biscuit.  However, when I visited York, […]

A Backpacker’s Guide to York on a Budget

York Minster - Backpacker´s Guide to York on a Budget

In the heart of Yorkshire’s countryside in the north of England lies the beautiful historic city of York.  A gem in Britain’s glittering crown, I have many fond memories of visiting York as a child, and was thrilled to go back and revisit this incredible city.  It is a popular destination for tourists, both home-grown […]

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 […]