The 7 best World War 2 tours in London (2024) – learn about Churchill & the Blitz!

A Statue of Winston Churchill in Parliament Square which can be seen on many WW2 tours in London

World War 2 in London gives images of the Blitz, barrage balloons in the sky and buildings in ruins. Thankfully London isn’t like that now, but there’s still a lot that you can see in the area, especially in the centre of the city. While I’ve been to Westminster countless times, I don’t often think … Read more

D-Day beaches self drive tour (2023): a 3 day itinerary in Normandy, France

d day beaches self drive tour

With the echoes of the past whistling around every beach, town and bunker, Normandy is the place to go to reflect on world war 2 and the pivotal events that happened there. It can be a hard hitting place for sure so having the ability to explore at your own pace, or have an afternoon … Read more

19 WW2 sites in London to visit – explore the city’s historic wartime locations

HMS Belfast, as ww2 site in London

History lovers looking for WW2 sites in London will find a wealth of museums and sites at their disposal.  It’s probably not the sole reason people will visit London, but if you enjoy learning about World War 2 you’ll find plenty there to keep you occupied.   Having a son who loves learning about World … Read more

Visiting the beaches of Normandy: D-Day landings and WW2 sites – your ultimate guide

Tank at Utah beach in Normandy, France

Visiting the beaches of Normandy, with its wealth of D-Day and world war 2 sites, was on our bucket list of things to do while in France and it’s one of those places that are well worth the visit.   They can be accessed easily from either the UK or other parts of France (and … Read more

Visiting Colditz Castle – your complete guide

Visiting colditz castle, Saxony Germany

The town of Colditz lies in East Germany and as such it’s not really on the tourist trail and definitely counts as an off the beaten track destination.  There is something quite interesting about the castle here though so if you’re planning on visiting Colditz Castle, which dominates the view over the town, then read … Read more