Weekend in Wales
A Weekend Away in Swansea, Mumbles and Gower, Wales

'Toto, we're not in Kansas anymore' I shouted through the window of my car as my friend Elle emerged from the Kings Head with directions to our guesthouse. Forgetting we were in rural Wales, I had relied on Google Maps for most of the journey...

Touring the UK: 10 Best Places to Visit

When travelling to countries such as the United States or Australia, I’m quickly reminded of how small the UK actually is. Americans think nothing of driving for a few hour within one state, while in the UK you can drive only half an hour down...

Driving Britain: 5 Best UK Road Trips

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...

5 Ideas for a Day Out in London

From a sightseeing point of view, it’s not always easy to decide what to do in London. From historical sites and museums, to sporting stadiums and river cruises, England’s capital offers SO many sights and attractions, that it can be difficult to choose how to...

Top Things to Do in Manchester

Although Manchester is my hometown, I've never really written about it. And yet I should because it's the city I know most. If you want to experience the North of England, then Manchester might well be on your list of cities to visit. The city is...

How to travel around Britain on the cheap

Since I'm British, I have traveled around the UK a lot over the years. I own a car, but since I started backpacking there was just no need to insure it anymore, so now when I arrive back in the UK for periods of time,...

Where to get a Good View of the Royal Wedding Procession

For we Brits, the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton is the biggest event in our calendar for 2011. I know some people aren't fans of the British monarchy, but I'm a royalist, and I can't wait! Fortunately I get back from my trip to...