Heading to the west coast of the U.S.A is a sweet jar filled to the brim with sights to see. Vegas sits as the sparkling gem at the centre of it all. A grown-ups playground perched in the middle of the Nevada desert, the city never disappoints for new and exciting things to do. Away from the slot machines, there are a wealth of things to pass your time, from European icons to mammoth aquariums. Here is a round up of my favourite things to do in the so-called ‘Sin City’ from the time I spent there.
A catch up with an old friend and a spare few hours called for a more-than-your-average cuppa. Stomachs hungry for cakey-goodness we headed out to a place that had been recommended to us time again in the tiny village of Whitmore, Newcastle-under-Lyme.Continue reading “Tea in Staffordshire – Whitmore Tea Rooms”
A sunny Easter holiday saw us making the drive across to Leicester to visit somewhere i have had my sights set on for a while. Boasting space suits, astronaut training (ish) and a glorious domed screen, the space centre is a trip around the moon and more.
With a week of annual leave falling in the UK Easter holidays this year, an unorganised me had yet again left firm travel plans to the very last minute. With a hopeful week of sun heading England’s way, where better to explore than the land of cream teas and pirates?
As someone always on the lookout for something new, finding a local gem is the perfect way to discover something new without even having to jump on a plane. Based in Crewe and described as a ‘twisted rock n roll band’, the King’s Pistol are making their rounds of the local circuits ahead of their newest album release and I couldn’t be more excited!Continue reading “Keeping it Local – Checking out the King’s Pistol”
An afternoon outing to central London took us to the cultural South Bank for an afternoon of discovery among some of London’s iconic sites. From entrancing sights of the capital city’s skyline to a glimpse of one of the most famous playwrights to ever live, here’s what we got up to on a trip to London’s South Bank.Read more »
A week off during Spring Break saw us sifting through the ‘same old’ to pounce on the deal of a lifetime. One week sun-worshipping in the beautiful Montego Bay. One missed flight later, we were there. Our first glimpse of the Caribbean in all of its glory. Read on for how we did it, and what we got up to whilst we were there.Read more »
The city that never sleeps is jam-packed full of things to fill every day of the year. Whether you are stopping by as part of a road trip, spending the weekend in NYC or planning a longer trip, here are my top 5 things to do in New York City.Read more »
Known for its seaside hubs and glorious sunshine, the Costa del Sol is the ultimate Spanish beach holiday destination. Step away from the crowds however and a world of cultural sights await, just waiting to be discovered.Read more »
Hiking the Peak District has to be one of my favourite things to do. But hidden up here is an absolute gem where you might find yourself taking a giant pig for a walk or petting a giant Flemish rabbit in the same day. Peak Wildlife has had a complete overhaul in recent times making it even better than ever.
Set among charming grounds in the lovely Welshpool, Wales, Powis Castle is a beautiful medieval gem, overflowing with treasures from all over the world. Whilst we couldn’t help but take hundreds of pictures of the beautiful exterior, the intriguing sights to be found inside are a traveller’s dream and not to be missed.Read more »