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?

Cheap Hotels in Bath City Centre

Bath is a world-famous city. It’s absolutely drenched in history, with fascinating tales from Roman times to the present day. It has fascinating Roman baths, a beautiful Abbey which was the site of the coronation of the first king of all of England, and gorgeous Georgian architecture. The Romans found…

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The Best Road Trips in the UK and Ireland

There’s something special about road tripping. Packing up the car with everything you need for a few days and hitting that open road has a real magic to it – and it’s something that made me love travelling in Australia. So much so that I road tripped around the continent…

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Free Things to do in Bath and Budget Travel Tips

Bath is an iconic city bursting with British culture and history; somewhere that I was lucky to live in for a year. Although it’s beaten to the title of the cheapest city in Britain by pretty much everywhere other than London, it’s a delight to visit – the quaint architecture…

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Where to Stay in London: A Local’s Tips

Wondering what the best area to stay in London is? I’m here to help! I lived in London for 18 years and I know where to stay in London, whether you’re here on a backpacking trip, are travelling with kids or are wondering where to stay in London on a budget!…

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Backpacking London on a Budget: Everything You Need to Know

History, culture and architecture all merge in the capital of Britain to create the nation’s most renowned city. There’s nowhere quite like London; the capital twins a fascinating history with a compelling modern culture seamlessly, creating a city loved by millions. There are also world-class entertainment facilities, with every shop…

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Edinburgh to Isle of Skye by Car: A 5 Day Itinerary

Scotland is a country with a rich history, stunning beauty, and some of the kindest locals you’ll meet. Mysterious standing stones are spread across the country, as are castle ruins which were once home to different clans and noble families. Meanwhile, the vast, open lands and misty topped mountain peaks,…

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The not-so-Great British Bucket List – British Characteristics and Habits

In my Great British Bucket List, I talked about the one hundred best things to see and do in the UK. From magical castles to beautiful beaches to quirky museums, the UK is a tiny country filled to the brim of exciting things to do and see. But once you…

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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…

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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…

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

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…

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