Visiting the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew London

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 […]

15 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the UK to visit

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 […]

A guide of things to do in Saltaire

Saltaire village in Yorkshire

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 […]

A guide to visiting Trogir and Šibenik

If you are holidaying in Croatia visiting Trogir and/or Sibenik is a very doable option from Split. They are both UNESCO World Heritage Sites (in Šibenik its the cathedral that is listed) and are well worth visiting if you have the time in your Croatian itinerary. In fact Trogir was named the best city-island in the world […]

A weekend visiting UNESCO World Heritage Sites in London

There are 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in London which are Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey including Saint Margaret’s Church The Tower of London Maritime Greenwich Kew Gardens It is possible to see all of these in a weekend though it would be quite rushed. We managed to visit 3 and returned at a […]

4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Northern England to visit

Are you planning to visit some of the 31 designated UK UNESCO World Heritage Sites? 5 of the 31 UK sites are in UK overseas territories (Bermuda for example) but 26 are on the UK mainland or close to it. There are 4 UNESCO World Heritage sites in Northern England and Southern Scotland covered in […]