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

Train travel is easy/ everyone knows how to plan a rail trip/ the UK is only small – I have heard this said before but is it true? Whilst the UK is smaller than many countries its rail network is vast and for the inexperienced UK traveler or train traveler there are quite a number of areas that can prove a challenge.

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

From the rugged beauty of Northumberland in the north-east to the picturesque fishing villages of Cornwall in the south-west there are many beautiful villages and towns to explore in England. If you are seeking a quintessentially English village with historic buildings, cozy tea houses, antique shops and chocolate box cottages you will find it in […]

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 […]

An Essential Packing List for London in Winter (and the UK too!)

An Essential Packing List for London in Winter, featured by top international travel blogger, Tracy's Travels in Time: tower bridge london in winter

If you are traveling to the UK in winter you may be wondering what sort of clothes and accessories you will need to pack. This post will focus on my top packing tips  and an essential packing list for the UK to ensure you have what you need to keep you warm and cosy during […]

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