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Edinburgh Royal Mile Attractions – 14 not to miss!

Edinburgh Royal Mile Attractions – 14 not to miss!

When visiting Edinburgh in Scotland you’ll likely find yourself on the Royal Mile at some point.  It’s home to many of the big attractions and a great place to feel the vibe of the old town.  Yes it can be touristy and yes it can be busy, but there’s...
The best castles near Edinburgh to visit

The best castles near Edinburgh to visit

I recently wrote about some of the best castles near London and got some great feedback on that post.  So when we recently visited Scotland I figured it would be a great time to do a similar post but with castles near Edinburgh to visit!  Some of these we’ve...
Minack Theatre, Cornwall – your guide to visiting

Minack Theatre, Cornwall – your guide to visiting

Cornwall is full of amazing, intriguing and unique places to visit.  Sometimes it’s hard to know where to start!  The Minack Theatre in Cornwall has long been on my bucket list of things to do and we happened upon a perfect day to visit.  An open air theatre...
10 of the best historical sites in New York City

10 of the best historical sites in New York City

  NYC is just brimming with history and if you’re at all a history buff you’ll find loads of things to do to satisfy your hunger to learn about the past of this amazing city.  Here are just some of the best historical sites in New York City that we found...
10 quirky towns on Route 66 you shouldn’t miss!

10 quirky towns on Route 66 you shouldn’t miss!

The Mother Road has everything: national parks, big cities and even ghost towns.  But what I love most about travelling the road is the quirky towns on Route 66 that might only have one motel and diner but have so much charm!  I’ve gathered up 10 towns that you...
York Pass review – is it worth it?

York Pass review – is it worth it?

When we decided to do our day trip to York, I knew that we wanted to make the most out of our day there and to that end we decided that York Passes would be a good investment.  Our interest for the day was the historical sites and as you can imagine –...
A day trip to York: one day itinerary in the historic city

A day trip to York: one day itinerary in the historic city

If a day trip to York, England is all you can manage then you’ll be pleased to know that it’s still well worth visiting even if you have limited time here.  As part of a larger UK trip or just a day out from your regular routine, York really captures the...
The 5 best castles near London to visit

The 5 best castles near London to visit

Anyone visiting the UK can be easily blown away and even overwhelmed by the enormous amount of history on offer whether that’s ancient stones, Roman ruins, medieval castles or Victorian architecture.  Yes, we do have a lot!  For anyone who is based near London...