The Great UK Bucket List: 100 things to do in the UK

Posted by on Jun 26, 2016 in London, South West England, United Kingdom | 80 Comments
The Great UK Bucket List: 100 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 […]