Not long ago I came across this quote; “You can’t buy happiness but you can buy tea and it’s kind of the same thing”. Brits are stereotyped as having a bit of an obsession with tea and I must say I do love a good cuppa. It really does solve everything. One of my favourite [...]
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Marketed as “The Curious County”- Suffolk has all sorts of things to do if you’re…well…curious. Here are some of the top things to do in Suffolk: 1. Latitude Festival This annual music and arts festival takes place in July at Henham Park, Southwold. Headlining the 2014 Latitude Festival are Two Door Cinema Club. In the [...]
Known as “The Garden of England”, Kent is a great place to visit for a short getaway from London. It’s so near, yet you’ll feel a million miles away from the stresses of city life. Rural Kent is full of historic houses, beautiful gardens and farmer’s markets; while coastal Kent offers the chance to breathe [...]
If you’re in love with the great outdoors, Wales holidays offer plenty of opportunities for adventure. From hiking and mountain biking through beautiful forests and landscapes, to surfing and sea kayaking along the coastline, Wales has more to do than you could ever imagine. Here are 5 adventure activities to do in Wales that will get you [...]
Britain is a relatively small country and therefore it makes the ideal place to do a road trip. Every summer my mother and I would go to visit my grandma in Plymouth, which was a 4-6 hour drive from Manchester depending on the traffic. I used to really look forward to those road trips because [...]
If you’re in the UK but you don’t want to venture too far afield for a vacation, then the Isle of Wight is the perfect option for a quick getaway. Just 6 miles off the coast of England, the Isle of Wight is easily accessible by ferry and if you like the outdoors, there are [...]
Now that summer’s here you’ll probably be thinking about a well-deserved holiday. After working hard for the first part of the year everyone needs some time to unwind and recharge. I’m always drawn back to Salcombe in Devon, which is nestled on the Kingsbridge Estuary. Staying in a holiday home in or around Salcombe gives [...]
The following is a guest post written by Ariane Franke. “Climbing is the only cure for gravity. The rhythm of heart and lungs of legs and cranks the whisper of chain and gears of tires on pavement form a mantra that chants There is no past no future there only is.” (October Warm by [...]
People have different ideas when it comes to their ideal holiday; some try to cram in as much as they possibly can, which can result in needing another holiday to get over the last one, and others like to treat their holiday as a break from their usual environment and spend it relaxing. London is [...]
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I'm a British girl from Manchester and I have been traveling solo since 2008. After graduating from university I decided there was more to life than the hours between 9 and 5, so I packed my journalism degree into my suitcase to travel the world and work remotely. I hope to inspire you to be your own boss, live life and travel the world.