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

Tips for Visiting Blenheim Palace featured by international travel blogger, Tracy's Travels in Time

(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 […]

Ultimate guide to UK train travel (everything you need to know!)

Traveling by train is always my preferred method to get from A to B. Myself and my husband have traveled extensively around the world by train and in particular in the UK. To help visitors understand the rail system in the UK I have asked my husband to write this article which will address questions […]

12 most beautiful villages in England you have to visit (includes map)

Deciding which beautiful villages and towns to visit in England can be difficult as there are just so many to choose from. After living in England for over 30 years I have traveled extensively (by train where possible) from the rugged beauty of Northumberland in the north-east to the picturesque fishing villages of the Cornwall […]

A guide to the top 5 things to do in Nottingham

Mention the city of Nottingham and for most people the name that springs to mind is that of Robin Hood the legendary re-distributor of wealth in times gone by. If Nottingham is a city which you have yet to visit (or even considered adding to your UK itinerary) prepare to find why it is a […]