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....

My Mum is from Plymouth in Devon, so as a child she would always take me to my grandmother’s house during the school summer holidays. We would take short trips to Cornwall, and I remember summer days spent building sandcastles on the beach and eating...

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...

As the sign outside it proudly states, Fitzpatrick's is Britain's Last Temperance Bar. What's a temperance bar? you might ask. Temperance bars were bars that didn't serve alcoholic beverages, and were commonly found on high streets in the Lancashire area in Northern England during the 1800s. The...

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...

It's #britlove Saturday! Every Saturday Pommie Travels highlights something cool in Britain. I haven't made it to Russia yet on my travels, but St. Petersburg is definitely high-up there on my list of places to visit. I imagine myself with a fur stole around my shoulders...

The YHA London Central is located on Bolsover Street, just a few minutes walk from either Great Portland Street tube or Oxford Circus tube. As its name suggests, YHA London Central is very central and if you like shopping then you can be in...

It's #britlove Saturday! Since I'm a Pommie, every Saturday I highlight something cool and interesting in Britain. Today is Walrus bar in Manchester. This week I went to Walrus Canteen and Lounge in the Northern Quarter in Manchester, which serves Japanese canteen-style food and quirky...

This is part of my Brit Love series. Every Saturday I talk about something that I love about Great Britain. Like a true Brit, I love tea. I haven't always liked it though. As a child I spat it out, proclaimed it tasted like dishwater...