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?
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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
Stratford upon Avon was made for weekend wanderings and is the perfect place for Shakespeare-lovers like myself to nerd out. A shrine to all things Bard, this riverside gem is perfect for book-lovers and sight-seers alike. Read on for everything you can check out whilst exploring this midlands haven.
Let’s face it, we all love free stuff. But it seems these days everything has a price. With so much to see in the world, each little cost starts to add up, that’s where smart free stuff comes in. A whole year of free stuff for the price of a single admission ticket. I’ve rounded up my favourite collection of year passes and memberships that will have you exploring for nothing in no time at all.Continue reading “The Art of Free Stuff”
Living near to Swansea in Southern Wales is an absolute gem of an experience. Having heard about ‘somewhere in Wales I definitely had to visit’ time and again from my Grandpa, I decided to do a bit of digging into what this place actually was.
A beautiful place of dreams and every type of ice cream you can imagine, Snugbury’s ice cream farm is not the first place you would think of when looking for a stop off point during the winter cold. Passing by on a recent trip to Beeston Castle however, we were more than tempted.
Perched on a dramatic craggy hillside overlooking the Cheshire countryside sits a mammoth feat of Medieval architecture. A windy Saturday outing took us to Beeston Castle for a weekend wandering and some bracing winds. Having been on the books for a while, its was time to tick this atmospheric ruin off our challenge checklist.