Poole

A Weekend in Poole, Dorset

My childhood holidays were 99% UK based, which means I’ve seen a lot more this fair isle than most. But, as with some places I visited before I truly valued my travels (Berlin, I’m looking at you), I want to…

Leavesden

Exploring the Forbidden Forest at Warner Bros. Studio Tour

Being a Harry Potter fan is the gift that keeps on giving. The magic of the books kept going through film, and even though it’s been six years since the final movie there has been so much to keep us Potterheads…

Isle of Wight

Three Delicious Places to Eat on the Isle of Wight

We are lucky to have some beautiful food heritage here in the UK, from Cheddar cheese to Yorkshire puddings, you can find fresh produce and tried and tested recipes that are staples of the nation in every county. I knew…

Margate

How to Spend a Day in Margate

  I know I’m not alone in having an Instagram feed full of photos of Margate. The seaside town in Kent has suddenly become the place to head to for a weekend getaway, being only an hour or so on the…

Bournemouth

Why I Loved My Family’s Caravan Camping Holidays

I’ve never been to Disneyland and it’s something that my mum still laments to this day. It’s the epitome of a kid’s dream holiday (although let’s not pretend that I wouldn’t pass out from happiness if I went as a…

Southampton

A Day on Royal Caribbean’s Navigator of the Seas Cruise Ship

I am well versed with planes. I know the protocol; I know where the life jacket is stored and to handle turbulence. I’m good with planes. Boats? Um. Not exactly. For some reason I can get my head around a…

Stockbridge

The Greyhound on the Test Hotel, Hampshire

I’m constantly saying that I should do weekends away in the UK more often. It’s no secret that London has been driving me a bit nuts recently, so before heading off on my Big Trip, I spent a weekend in…

Cairngorms

A Long Weekend in Aberdeenshire, Pt 2

When I envisaged a long weekend in Aberdeenshire I could never have imagined how utterly blown away I would be by the scenery. After our fishing fun on the Friday, we hit the local pub quiz and were feeling a…

Cairnton

Learning How to Fly Fish in Scotland

Don’t worry, this isn’t spam and I haven’t been hacked. The heading of this post isn’t an SEO ruse to get traffic from fans of leisurely aquatic pursuits; I did in fact go fly fishing during my recent trip to…