Category Archives: United Kingdom

Britain: that little island in north Europe where tea is heralded and people sound different every twenty kilometres. Britain is certainly not without its quirks – but there’s so much more to this country. It is home to a staggering amount of history, with amazing sights throughout the country. It is also the place of thousands of famous actors and musicians, it has some unique cities, and don’t forget the tranquil British countryside. Are you ready to explore Britain?

How to Take the Megabus: Review and Tips!

London: Morning rush on London street with double decker bluebus from MegaBus. Megabus is a low-cost coach service with services in Europe owned by Stagecoach Group

Are you wondering how to take the Megabus? This full Megabus review is here to help! From the good to the bad, i’ve put together all the information you need about this bus company, including whether I think they are a worthwhile overland option in the UK. Megabus Review: How Does It Compare To Other […]

Living in Edinburgh: Everything You Need to Know

Edinburgh is an utterly bewitching city, so who could blame anyone for wanting to live there? A beautiful setting below the ancient castle, streets teeming with character and history, and elegant, sweeping Georgian architecture all make living in Edinburgh an experience to cherish! Add that to great shopping, incredible nightlife, a dynamic arts scene andsome […]

Living in London: 30 things to know before moving to London

Are you planning on moving to London? The capital of the UK is one of Europe’s most famous and vibrant cities, and there’s so much to know if you’re planning on living in London. Some of what you need to know is good, some is bad, and some is ugly (once you’ve been on a […]

Scottish Highlands Itinerary: 5 days in Scotland

Scotland is somewhere that I, as a British person, really haven’t seen enough of. So when fellow travel blogger and Scotland expert Graham offered to write this Scottish Highlands itinerary to add to my overland itinerary series, I jumped at the offer! Here’s Graham’s recommendation for an unforgettable Scottish highlands trip. The highlands of Scotland […]

Top Things to do on a Mini Break in Dorset

If you’re looking for the perfect destination for a mini break, then Dorset should definitely be on your radar. With stunning beaches, incredible scenery, quaint villages, and plenty of things to see and do, it’s one of the best places for UK staycations. But with so many options, how do you get it all in […]

The Best Places to Visit in South West England

It’s 2020. International travel is off the cards for now, so when I returned to England after getting a repatriation flight home from Mexico, I moved back to the West Country. I’ve spent a lot of my adult life here – living in Bristol and Bath in my late teens/ early twenties and taking numerous […]

Funny British Gifts for British Friends

There are a few things – Brexit, the weather, traffic – that us Brits just have to crack jokes about, because otherwise we’ll cry. If you’ve got a Brit in your life; whether you’re looking for gifts for British friends or something for a collegue you got for Secret Santa*, then check this list of […]

Things to do in Herne Bay: Local Tips

Most of the beaches I post about here are in exotic locations like Oaxaca in Mexico or Bali, but there certainly is a charm to British beaches that I haven’t seen replicated anywhere abroad. Back in Britain, I’ve been lucky enough to always have family living by the sea; I’m half Cornish so have a […]