Jersey may be the perfect place to take a weekend staycation. Hear me out. Great weather, great food and it feels like you have travelled abroad whilst still being within the common travel area. Having taken our fair share of “staycations”, our short break in Jersey felt particularly special.
Edinburgh is the jewel in Scotland‘s crown, a city of history, arts, culture and beauty. During our time, we wanted to stay in the heart of Old Town, close to the action and chose to stay at Hotel du Vin Edinburgh. Hotel du Vin is French for Wine Hotel, so I knew I was in… Continue reading A Bed in Edinburgh – Hotel du Vin Edinburgh Review
When I first pictured us in Scotland, I had an image of us snuggled in front of a roaring fire with a glass of whisky surrounded by ancient stone walls. That is why I was so excited to check into Meldrum House Hotel. Its turrets ancient and modern additions blend together to create my Scottish… Continue reading A Bed in Aberdeenshire – Meldrum House Review
Spend a night in the coolest place to sleep in western Scotland, a stationary train carriage! Check out our Glenfinnan Sleeping Car review.
London is a special city…but then I have lived here for sixteen years so I may be biased. After such a long in the city, it could be easy to think that I have seen the river and all it has to offer. However, taking a dinner cruise with City Cruises proved me wrong. To… Continue reading Loving London – Dinner Cruise with City Cruises London Review
When we were invited to visit friends in South Yorkshire, we decided to make the most of our time and add in a little staycation. We wanted something that was most of the way up, surrounded by interesting sights and somewhere we could relax for a day. After researching around Nottinghamshire, we found the perfect… Continue reading A Bed in Nottinghamshire – Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa Review
When we booked a stay at Ye Olde Bell Hotel, we knew they had a spa. However, we were not prepared for just what a wonder their spa was. Come with us for a relaxing staycation in our Spa at Ye Olde Bell review. We were hosted by the Spa at Ye Olde Bell but… Continue reading Relaxation Staycation – The Spa at Ye Olde Bell Review
London, capital of the United Kingdom, wraps around the twisting river Thames and extends its urban arms out to the huge ring road, the M25. It boasts years of history in and under its winding streets. Trying to see London in 4 days is probably a crazy thing to do. However, with an awful lot… Continue reading See the Best of London with this 4-Day London Itinerary
London, the capital of the UK, is a city packed with things to see and do. With 2000 years of history on show and a vibrant cultural scene, you won’t find yourself getting bored quickly. Whether you are one of the nearly 9 million Londoners or visiting for a vacation, here are 101 things to… Continue reading 101 Things to Add to Your London Bucket List
The City of Brighton and Hove is one of the UK’s coolest spots (and yes, I am biased because it has been my home for many, many years). There is something inherently cool in a city that prides itself on being tolerant, independent and fun. There is so much to see and do but with… Continue reading 17 Ideas for a Day In Brighton – A Perfect London to Brighton Day Trip
Two days in Bath sounds like a weird and wonderful news story involving someone with a toe that is stuck in the tap…but that’s not the Bath we mean. Instead, we are talking about how to spend a weekend in Bath, the beautiful city in the west of the UK. From cute cafes and cider… Continue reading Two Days in Bath, England – A Perfect Bath Itinerary
2020 was the year of the staycation and we wanted in on the action. After a few failed attempts to organise a weekend in Bath, we finally got to take a break there in December, staying at Julian’s Place, a StayBC property.