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Regents Canal - London

A look at canal life in London UK

I recently wrote a post here about the possibility of staying on one of two boutique canal boats with a choice of locations on London's canals.  I was intrigued as to what drew the...
Boutique Barges - London

Boutique Barges – luxury on a canalboat on London’s canals

My hometown in the west country of the UK has barges along the canal - the Grand Western Canal.  It's incredibly picturesque and peaceful.  I'd look at the barges moored up and often wonder...

WokyKo at CARGO, Wapping Wharf, Bristol

When exploring destinations - and cities - to write about or, indeed, if you're on holiday or a short break, naturally you've got to eat.  So on my second night in Bristol, where did...

Winter Swimming at Bristol Lido

When taking a weekend break in the west country city of Bristol, UK (voted by Rough Guides as #4 in the Top 10 Best Cities in the World to Visit - 2017), one doesn't...

A wander around Bristol, UK

During a recent trip to Bristol in the South West of the UK, I had the honour of being hosted by the Bristol Harbour Hotel.  There are so many things to see and do...

A luxurious stay at the Bristol Harbour Hotel, Bristol

Being a girl from the West Country of England, I'd never though to explore the county city of Avon - Bristol.  I don't know about you, but as a travel blogger I tend to...

Experiencing the London Eye

London - as you know - offers the tourist many sightseeing opportunities, and my recent sojourn to England's capital for the World Travel Market with my gal pals from Travel Bloggers Greece saw us,...

East End – Eating London Food Tour

Who doesn't enjoy sampling the local food of a country or town they're visiting?  I've written here about my luxury High Tea experience at The Berkeley in London, and as my followers will know,...

High Tea at The Berkeley Hotel – London

Being from the UK, I've never thought of a High Tea experience before.  I get used to drinking cups of tea at home, and whilst I don't quite eat cucumber sandwiches with the crusts...

A View at the London Shard at night

I've visited the Shard in London before, but during the day.  This 95 storey, 11,000 glass panelled skyscraper located in Southwark, a district of London near London Bridge station on the south side of...

FG Properties – Luxury Accommodation in London

You're visiting London for a few days and don't fancy staying in a hotel.  You're either coming for business reasons, family break or even solo trip.  What are your options for accommodation?  During a...

Blacklane Cars – Transfer Service

**Disclosure: Despite any complimentary services used, all thoughts and opinions remain my own** My colleagues at Travel Bloggers Greece and I had a plan to come to London for the World Travel Market.  Looking at...

What’s London Got to Offer this December?

You’ve booked your London holiday apartment, your plane or train ticket has been paid for and your London holiday travel dreams are about to come true. London is awash with attractions such as the...

Falmouth – Cornwall

After attending the Tiverton Literary Festival in my hometown in Devon and as Devon is the nearest UK county to Cornwall, having never really explored the seaside part of the south Cornish coast, I...

Tiverton Literary Festival – Devon

Tiverton is a small market town based in mid-Devon, in the South West of the UK.  I've written about it before here as it's the place I grew up in as a teenager before...

The Shard in London

The Shard in London is a 95 storey skyscraper on the south bank of the River Thames, in the area of Southwark, right by London Bridge station.  Here, you can also find the popular...

Photo of the Week – Lundy Island, North Devon Coast

This week's Photo of the Week comes from Lundy Island. 12 miles from the North Devon coast, in the Bristol Channel, Lundy has an all year round population of about 28 people.  This includes...

Photo of the Week – Tiverton, Devon, UK

New to Life Beyond Borders! Photo of the Week aims to showcase some of the best photos taken from my travels abroad - to whet your appetite. We kick off this week with Tiverton, my old...

Lady Dinah’s Cat Cafe – Shoreditch, London

Saturday, 4th July 2015 I found myself in London, UK.  Regular followers of my site might be aware of how much I love cats, so imagine my delight in finding out about a cat...

Unseen Walking Tours – London. With a social conscience

I've lived in London in the past, but when you live in or are from a place, you don't really see it.  That's why now, whenever I return to the capital, I see it...

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