The Great British Bucket List: The Best Things To Do in the UK

Posted by on Jun 26, 2016 in London, South West England, United Kingdom | 80 Comments
The Great British Bucket List: The Best Things To Do in the UK

Despite being British, and living in the country in-between trips abroad for my entire life, I have to admit that it’s taken me a while to fully appreciate the United Kingdom. I lived in a suburb of London until I was 18 years old, and then moved to the West of England; this and subsequently meeting […]

Six of the best castles near London

Posted by on Apr 12, 2016 in London | 28 Comments
Six of the best castles near London

Despite castles being found all over the world, there is something about the typical medieval fortifications that always seems to hark back to British culture and heritage. The first castles were constructed in Norman times to protect Britain from naval invaders – built as defensive points along the coastline. Later, they were also constructed further inland, where […]

Big Ben Facts: ten things you didn’t know about London’s most famous monument

Posted by on Mar 23, 2016 in London, United Kingdom | 4 Comments
Big Ben Facts: ten things you didn’t know about London’s most famous monument

One of London’s most notable icons, Big Ben is the name given to the bell inside Elizabeth Tower. Standing proudly by the river Thames, the monument proudly presents grand Victorian architecture and is one of Londoners’ and tourists’ favourite things to see when they’re out and about in London. The tower and clock are one of […]

5 reasons to take the megabus

Posted by on Mar 25, 2015 in London, United Kingdom | No Comments
5 reasons to take the megabus

I’ll say it hands down, I love the megabus. I spent a lot of my four years at university jaunting from Bristol to London the blue coaches, and they proved extremely convenient the whole time! Of course, it was great sometimes to hop in my car and drive the 180 miles independently; it meant I could […]