Tag: UK

No. 131 Cheltenham

No. 131 Cheltenham

If you’re looking for a boutique hotel stay in the Cotswolds that comes with all of the luxuries for none of the price tag, look no further than No. 131 Cheltenham.

Cheese Rolling

Cheese Rolling

There are few things I wouldn’t do for cheese. Throwing myself 200 yards down a 1:2 gradient hill is certainly one of them.

Hampton Court Palace | Photo Diary

Hampton Court Palace | Photo Diary

Formerly the home of King Henry VIII and now a place for peaceful retreat and picnics, Hampton Court Palace provides the perfect escape from Central London.

Local London

Local London

“When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life,” said Samuel Johnson. Quite right he was too. Are you bored of Buckingham Palace? Tired of Tower Bridge?  Whether you’re a tourist on a return trip or a local looking for more, there’s […]

Brighton

Brighton

Sometimes it’s nice to escape London and run away, even if you’re only away for a day.

Leeds in a day

Leeds in a day

I’ve been wanting to visit Leeds for a number of years now so when we were invited to a wedding in the area it seemed like the perfect opportunity to finally get the chance to explore. An easy train ride from London, the journey took only […]

Birmingham

Birmingham

I love nothing more than the rare decadence of staying in hotels. And when I say staying I mean checking in early, using all the facilities and later abusing the easy access bar. Last weekend we did exactly that during a short trip to Birmingham. […]