What to pack for Edinburgh in winter

I love Edinburgh at any time of the year but more and more lately we’re visiting in winter and it’s really a pretty great time to visit then actually.  The thing that trips people up when coming to Scotland in the winter time is what to pack.  Do you need...

Tips for visiting London in winter

I do love London in the winter months and it’s a really great time to travel there.  We’ve been lucky enough to not only visit in general but also to spend some time there before Christmas and even be part of the New Years celebrations that I’d...

Christmas at Harry Potter studios – what was it like?

We’re all big Harry Potter fans in this household so you can imagine our joy when we heard the news about the Studio tours at Leavesden opening up.  Christmas at Harry Potter Studios is was our first experience of the tour and we’ve been lucky enough to go...

12 things to do in St Ives Cornwall

It has to be one of my favourite places in Cornwall – St Ives.  I’m not sure quite what appealed to me about this place rather than many of the other villages in the area, but there’s something quite special about it.  It has a great vibe, small...