The Great British Bucket List

Posted by on Jun 26, 2016 in London, South West England, United Kingdom | 76 Comments
The Great British Bucket List

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 […]

Eight things that the West Country does best

Posted by on Jun 7, 2016 in South West England | 16 Comments
Eight things that the West Country does best

I was devastated when I moved out of Bristol last year, but I didn’t exactly go far. After a summer stint in Guatemala, I returned back to the West Country, just thirteen miles away from Bristol, in Bath town centre. This time, I’m actually leaving. I’m moving out of area of the world that has been […]

How Cornwall Can Make You Feel Like You’re Not In The UK

Posted by on Jun 2, 2016 in South West England | 46 Comments
How Cornwall Can Make You Feel Like You’re Not In The UK

Fun fact: I am actually half Cornish. Not exactly earth shattering information, but my family love that area of the country and are always talking about the other-world-like ‘life back West’, so it’s as ingrained into me as much as a more exotic heritage would be. Despite this, I hadn’t actually been to Cornwall for […]

An eco-break at Piran Meadows, Darwin Escapes: REVIEW

Posted by on May 30, 2016 in South West England, United Kingdom | 2 Comments

I’m what you may call a ‘holiday intruder’. If any family members or friends announce that they’re going away; I’ll try my best to ensure that I can go with them. So apologies if you know me and you’ve planned a cool trip that you don’t really want me to come on… I’ll probably find […]

Days Out in Somerset – Visit Wells and Glastonbury for £1

Posted by on Apr 19, 2016 in South West England | 15 Comments
Days Out in Somerset – Visit Wells and Glastonbury for £1

I’m a little bit in love with Somerset. Despite thinking of myself as a bit of a city girl my whole life, there’s something about the rolling hills and tranquil villages of this county that instantly relaxes me. Not to mention the fantastic character that Somerset has – Bristol, on it’s Northern border is after all, […]

How to Conquer a Military Style Obstacle Course Race

Posted by on Mar 26, 2016 in Fitness, South West England, United Kingdom | No Comments
How to Conquer a Military Style Obstacle Course Race

Since 2010, the military style long distance obstacle course race has taken the US and UK by storm. Most famous of these is Tough Mudder – a 10-16 mile course littered with army style obstacles which play on common human fears. Obstacles featured in Tough Mudder include electric shocks, jumping off a 15 foot platform […]

The Best of the West – Top 5 things to see in Bristol

Posted by on Mar 15, 2016 in South West England | 4 Comments
The Best of the West – Top 5 things to see in Bristol

Bristol, Bristol, Bristol… I could go on for years about my love for this place. There’s so many things to see in Bristol; I adore the street art and liberal attitude of Stokes Croft, the charming architecture of Clifton Village, the picturesque Harbourside. The city was my adopted home for just four years, yet i’m […]

How to spend a day in Bradford on Avon

Posted by on Mar 3, 2016 in South West England, United Kingdom | One Comment
How to spend a day in Bradford on Avon

Snugly nestled in rolling Wiltshire countryside, just over the border from Somerset and a mere fifteen minute drive from Bath, Bradford on Avon has a distinct beauty and charm found only in untouched British towns. Based on the River Avon, as the name suggests, the town has been inhabited since Roman times and was built […]

Visiting Bath? Top Five Things To See

Posted by on Mar 2, 2016 in Bath, South West England, United Kingdom | 2 Comments
Visiting Bath? Top Five Things To See

Bath is an iconic city bursting with British culture and history. On my travels, I have always been a bit baffled as to why many more people of other nationalities know Bath as a city over much larger Bristol, but upon moving here I soon realised – the quaint architecture and complex stories over the […]

10 ways to beat the winter blues

Posted by on Jan 15, 2016 in South West England | No Comments
10 ways to beat the winter blues

It’s certainly not the most wonderful time of the year… Many people experience ‘January Blues’ – mild to moderate feelings of disappointment, sadness, irritability and lethargy – once Christmas and New Years are over. The days are dark, nobody has any money and people are struggling with the slump after the Christmas high. Many are […]

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