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5 Cool Neighbourhoods to Explore in London

London is a city of amazing contrast and changing character. Walk just two steps left or three steps right and you can find yourself in a totally different neighbourhood with a completely different vibe. We'll take you through some of the coolest neighbourhoods to visit in the capital. From crazy nightlife in Soho, to bustling markets in Camden and colourful street art in Shoreditch, these are the places to explore if you are looking to ...
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14 Picturesque Castles in Scotland You Need to Visit!

Scotland, and the highlands in particular, is famous for its numerous castles. Many of them were home to the clans that ruled Scotland getting in numerous, bloody battles several hundred years ago. Nowadays visitors to Scotland, whether history lovers or not, love exploring these beautiful castles in Scotland whether they’re in ruins or have been lovingly restored. Here is my pick of the best castles in Scotland but I’m sure there are more! Do you ...
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37 Stunning Landscapes in Scotland You Have To See !

Scotland is one of those places I wish I’d visited more. I visited twice in 2015, the first time heading out to the Highlands after a pretty spectacular Hogmanay, and the second spending more time in the west. There are just so many beautiful landscapes in Scotland no matter what part you’re in. Sure, the Isle of Skye may be renowned for its beauty, but there’s so much more - there’s bound to be far more even ...
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The Ultimate Christmas Light Walk in London

Are you feeling all festive yet? I definitely am. Perhaps because it’s (probably) my last Christmas in the UK for a couple of years I’m making the most of Christmas in London and all our UK traditions. If you’re not yet feeling festive then I’ve just the thing for you. A Christmas light walk in London! When I was younger we’d always pile into the car and leave the village we grew up in for ...
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61 Things to do in Greenwich, London

Up until fairly recently I’d gone two years in London without really making it to Greenwich. I’d made it over to the O2 and mistakenly thought that was it. Turns out there’s a lot more to Greenwich that a big white dome and I urge you, visitor or London local, to spend more time there. 1 Eat around the world at Greenwich food market Greenwich’s food market has a number of stalls serving up food ...
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10 Great British Road Trips You Have To Do

I don't know about you, but when I think of road trips I tend to think of America, Australia and other countries where you can ride the same road for miles and miles, spot wildlife along the road and not see another car for miles. Driving along the M4 or the M6 back home in the UK doesn't quite conjure up the same feelings of adventure does it? This little island shouldn't be forgotten about ...
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My favourite parks in London

Despite being a pretty large, sprawling city London does have a lot of greenery. In fact, it’s said that around 47% of London is green space! How cool is that? Almost half of this busy city is actually a park with trees and wildlife. There’s so much green space in London that some people are campaigning to make London an Urban National Park. It’s easy to forget that London is so green when you spend ...
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7 Places to go to get the best london views (with some you’ve never thought of!)

Did you know that there’s such a thing as a protected view in London? The law protects certain views of important sights or historic buildings, and you can't construct tall buildings in the sight line of places like St. Paul’s Cathedral. That means there are plenty of places where you can get beautiful views of London’s skyline. You don’t always have to climb up a load of stairs or take a lift 30 floors up to see ...
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Box Hill Walks

I swear I spend my week planning day trips from London. it's not that I don't like London, but I do feel the need to go for a nice walk and get some fresh air and London and fresh air aren't really a thing even when you're in a park. One of these recent day trips from London was a trip to Box Hill in Surrey. It's only about 40 minutes away on the train ...
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Reasons to spend the weekend in Falmouth

The town of Falmouth is the the ideal destination if you’re looking to head off on a Cornwall short break. It’s not only the gateway to the beautiful Fal River which runs through an Area of Natural Beauty, but the town itself is famous for its creative buzz with numerous art galleries and venues showing independent films. From the Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty along the Helford and Fal Rivers which are perfect for walking ...
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