How you can visit Robin Hood’s Tree hideout in Sherwood Forest – the Major Oak Tree

Major oak in sherwood forest where Robin Hood lived

I think we’ve all heard of Robin Hood haven’t we?  For me it was the 90s classic film that ignited a love of the tale.  I’d never considered looking for Robin Hood’s tree before though – surely it wasn’t real?  Well, in fact there is a legend that says that the huge tree that is … Read more

Route 66 packing list

A journey along Route 66 is a bucket list adventure for so many people.  Making sure you have everything you need will be the difference between a stress free trip and something that can turn into an unenjoyable chore.   When driving the road you’ll want to have a couple of the things at the … Read more

7 historical sites in Paris you must see

No visit to Paris is complete without checking off at least a couple of historical sites.  Some you might not think too much about since it’s just quintessentially Parisian but hopefully this blog post will help you make the most of your time and perhaps even impress your fellow travellers with a nugget or two … Read more

Guide to visiting Culloden Moor and Battlefield near Inverness, Scotland

Having grown up in Scotland I’d always heard of the Battle of Culloden and I also knew of the term Jacobites – it was mentioned a lot!  But I didn’t really know a lot about the history there and on our travels around Scotland decided that I really needed to learn a little bit more … Read more