Category: 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?

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,…

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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…

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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…

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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 the perfect place for a staycation. But with so many options, how do you get…

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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/…

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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*,…

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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 blighty, I’ve been lucky enough to always have family living by the sea; I’m…

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Geeky Things to do in London

I’ve always been a massive nerd. I used to be that kid that would stay in reading instead of going out to play, and I still am that adult that stays in reading rather than going out to play. BUT when I was a young adult I developed this love…

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The Best Day Trips from London

Even though I spend a large amount of time not in the UK, I will admit that there are many places worth visiting in the country. I’m from London, one of the best cities in Europe, and it’s the most popular British destination with tourists by a long shot. But…

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9 Must-Do Experiences in Wales

I know what you’re thinking when a trip to Wales is suggested. Mountains and castles. Lots of snowy mountains and lots of castles. Strictly, you’re right – Wales is home to an amazing range of mountains, including the superstar of Snowdonia, the walker’s dream of the Brecon Beacons and the…

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