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...

Morecambe Bay in Northwest England is what the British seaside is all about. We may not have the most pristine beaches, but what we do have is promenades, ice cream cones and fish and chips!  That famous song "Oh we do like to be beside...

My family and I had been debating what to do over the (somewhat drizzly) Bank Holiday weekend here in the UK, so when I found out entry to Lancaster Food & Drink Festival is completely FREE and there's even free parking, we were sold. Whilst...

For a totally different experience on your trip to Poland, head up into the Tatra Mountains to the country's Winter Capital, Zakopane.  After a couple of days spent chasing gnomes in the city of Wroclaw, Zakopane offered a complete change of scenery. I may not be...

Wieliczka Salt Mine, which can be found 10km from Krakow, is one of Poland's most popular tourist attractions, yet funnily I was unfamiliar with it before I arrived there.  In fact, the mine is quite estraordinary, and was inscribed in 1978 as one of the first...

Whilst I was on the #inpoland blog trip with the Polish Tourism Board, we had the chance to try some traditional Polish food. The food in Poland is hearty and filling, so don't expect to be counting calories here! Zurek Sour Soup Meals usually started with a...

There were piles and piles of shoes- each shoe representing a human being, another senseless killing. They had been treated as objects, not people. Auschwitz Concentration Camp is quite simply, Hell on Earth. I was in two minds about visiting Auschwitz-Birkenau. On the one hand...

Whilst the colourful city of Wroclaw has plenty of  impressive buildings, the thing I'll remember most about Wroclaw is something a little smaller...

A short boat ride from Kotor across 'Europe's Southernmost Fjord' are two islets- Our Lady of The Rocks and Sveti Dorde. It was not my regular Tuesday. Cruising on a boat across the Bay of Kotor on a sunny day, looking out beautiful towns reflected in...