Variety is the spice of life so this blog is a contribution from guest blogger B.Eagle, history pro extraordinaire and a newbie to the blogging scene. Read on and enjoy his lowdown on some of the UK’s top castles.
Getting older has that weird knock on effect of spending less family time together. Whilst my siblings and I have all gone off in search of our own adventures, we realised that we haven’t had a ‘family’ holiday in YEARS! Having ticked off our fair share of countries visited between us, we were after a week-long sunny escape for four that wasn’t going to break the bank. Particularly for the student traveller in our group. Enter, Greece. … More Greece Trip Planning – We’re off to Zakynthos!
One of the few perks of full time office work is taking part in brand-hosted training days. Today’s trip took us to the incredible Alton Towers Hotel, Staffordshire. After a morning filling our brains, we headed to the UK’s biggest theme park to check out some of my favourite rides. … More Exploring Alton Towers Resort – The UK’s Biggest Theme Park
Ever one to search for new afternoon tea spots, today’s adventure took us to the lovely Dartmouth Golf Course for tea at The Lewisham. A dream of climbing floral displays and quirky lights, this was the perfect spot to experience that great British tradition. … More Afternoon Tea in the West Midlands – The Lewisham
Taking a wander to the lovely town of Stratford-Upon-Avon in Warwickshire, we went in search of the purr-fect Cat Cafe. Inspired by its position in the birthplace of William Shakespeare, the Shakespaw Cat Cafe is home to a family of furry friends and an abundance of sweet treats to enjoy. … More Shakespaw Cat Cafe – The Midland’s First Cat Cafe
Recently, I had the incredible opportunity to visit not one, but two beautiful Caribbean islands for a whistle-stop tour of these fascinating spots. From hair-raising internal flights to jaw-dropping views as we scaled St.Lucia’s lush heights in a rickety minivan, here’s what I got up to during the trip and what I loved most about … More Caribbean Island Hopping
The beautiful Saint Lucia is jam-packed full of incredible sights and unusual excursions, not to mention jaw-dropping beaches! Given the opportunity to voyage into the nation’s jungled interiors during our short visit, we set our hearts on something that would certainly get our hearts racing after the pampering of the resorts. … More Zip-lining in Saint lucia
Taking in the island of Saint Lucia as part of a Caribbean multi-stop trip, I was blown away by the incredible lush greens of the hilly landscape and the mesmerising waters they dipped in to. Basing myself in the north of the island, the views were spectacular and the perfect white sand beaches heaven.
Settling down we were in a dream of china tea sets, beautifully-laid tables and a cake selection on show that made us drool in our seats. Discovering Whitmore Tea Rooms, Staffordshire … More 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. … More Taking on the Stars – The National Space Centre
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? … More Three Days in Cornwall – Exploring England’s Southern Point
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! … More Keeping it Local – Checking out the King’s Pistol