10 beautiful Christmas markets in the UK

Nothing sums up winter in Europe to me more than a Christmas market or two! Europe has its fair share of some of the most festive and beautiful Christmas markets in the world. Set in old town squares surrounded by buildings and cathedrals from centuries past Christmas markets are popular with locals and visitors alike.  […]

Essential London Travel Tips for the First Time Visitor

London travel tips for the first time visitor, featured by top international travel blogger, Tracy's Travels in Time : the London Eye and Big Ben

London is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world and certainly the number one destination for overseas visitors to the UK. Deciding what to see in London, how to get around London, when to go to London (and when to avoid), where to stay in London, what to include in your London […]

Ultimate guide to visiting Stonehenge

Visiting Stonehenge

Stonehenge is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an English Heritage site. It is situated in the county of Wiltshire in England close to the cathedral city of Salisbury. Visiting Stonehenge from London takes approximately 2 1/2 hours so it is an easy day trip from London by train or for a day tour.   Visiting Stonehenge […]

The Best Things to Do in Whitby: an Essentials Guide for Visitors

The Best Things to Do in Whitby featured by top international travel blogger, Tracy's Travels in Time

Known as the location where Bram Stoker conceived Dracula, Whitby is a popular seaside town located on the coastline of North Yorkshire. Whitby is a perfect destination for a short break with lots to appeal to history lovers, rail enthusiasts, fans of Dracula and more!    Whatever the season Whitby is a great destination for […]

Visiting Blenheim Palace a UNESCO World Heritage Site

(This post about visiting Blenheim Palace was updated in October 2019)   Blenheim Palace, located a few miles north of Oxford, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the birthplace of Winston Churchill. This historic stately home is also home to Charles James Spencer-Churchill who is the 12th Duke of Marlborough and his family.    […]

Ultimate guide to things to do during winter in London

London winter scene

If you are traveling to London during the winter months you may be wondering what there is to do and see.  Winter in London has lots to offer visitors with the festive season in particular a popular time to enjoy the capital. Although it can be extremely busy with tourists and locals alike flocking to […]