For most of the year, Lewes (pronounced Loo-wiss) is a small market town with a cool castle, a large sixth-form college, and the smell of brewing beer wafting over the rooftops. However, once a year the city explodes (almost literally) into the UK’s most amazing fireworks night celebration. Visiting Lewes Bonfire Night? Make sure your… Continue reading 10 Tips for Lewes Bonfire Night – The Best Fireworks Night in Britain
Taking a sleeper train can be convenient and fun but it takes a few nights and some top tips to learn how to make it easier and more comfortable. Although I have a brain full of general tips for night trains, this article is all about specific tips for taking the Caledonian Sleeper train to… Continue reading 10 Tips for Taking the Caledonian Sleeper Train to Scotland
Travelling between Edinburgh and London, travellers have a wide variety of options. They can whizz down on a high-speed train in just four hours, zoom down on a short-haul flight or even drive in a day. However, there is no mode of transport so exciting as the final option, the night train. So what is… Continue reading Riding the Rails – Caledonian Sleeper Review, Edinburgh to London
Exeter is a vibrant city in the South-West of the United Kingdom. It is considered the gateway to Devon, and is full of history! Exeter is great fun for students and visitors alike. Here are just some of the very best things to do in Exeter.
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. Read our full review of our stay at Ye Olde Bell… 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