Are you planning a vacation to the UK and wondering what sort of things to see and do? Often when we start to plan a trip the sheer amount of things we want to fit in can make it difficult to produce a doable itinerary. When I am planning to visit a new country I […]
Are you looking for a selection of great books to read before traveling to England or perhaps books to read while in England? Either way I have come up with a fantastic selection of some of the best English novels – fiction/modern fiction and also some great non-fiction books for you to peruse at your […]
Northumberland is the northernmost county of England and borders Scotland to the north and the English countries of Durham, Tyne and Wear and Cumbria. With a population of 320,000 and no major cities Northumberland is the least densely populated county in England.
There is so much to do and see at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew in London that you will need a day to explore – and put on comfy shoes because believe me you will do a lot of walking! At the end of the article you will find everything you need to know about the […]
A few years ago I took part in a challenge to visit as many of the designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the UK as possible. I managed to visit quite a few (19) but not all of the 30 were that easy to get to. 4 of the sites are not in the UK […]
The village of Saltaire can be found near Bradford in Yorkshire England. It was created by Sir Titus Salt (to which he and the river Aire which run though it give it the name) in the mid 19th century. Saltaire was built between 1851 and 1872 to provide the workers in his mill with decent housing […]