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Corfe Castle Dorset, UK. A magical place

Corfe Castle – Dorset – England

One thing I love about the UK is its castles, there's never a time of year not to visit. One of these is Corfe in Dorset.
Paddle Boarding along the Grand Western Canal, Devon, UK

Paddle Boarding along the Grand Western Canal, Devon – UK

I've been sea kayaking in Mykonos, Greece but never paddle boarding, and certainly not in my own country, the UK.  Figuring the weather was always too cold to do such activities, I was a...
Gladstone's Library - North Wales - UK. Britain's only residential library. Come and read more.

Gladstone’s Library – sleep amongst books!

As most of my followers know, the other hat that I wear is one of the author of Girl Gone Greek, my debut novel.  Also one of guidebook author for Rough Guides. This means that I'm a...
FG Properties - Luxury Vacation Rentals in London

Luxury Vacation Rental in London

I'd already stayed in a luxury vacation rental in London before with FG Properties.   They offer a range of apartments to suit all requirements.  Whether you're visiting London (or Paris) for vacation, or even...
The Bristol International Balloon Festival is an event held every August in Bristol in the West Country of the UK. It's a spectacle and a wonderful sight, both during the day and night.

Bristol International Balloon Fiesta

Every year, in the west country city of Bristol, over a four day period usually in August an extravaganza takes place; be sure to look up into the skies and be amazed at what's...
Regents Canal - London

A look at canal life in London UK

**Post updated JUL17** 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...

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...
Staying on a Boutique Barge in London

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

**Post updated JULY17** **This post contains affiliate links. For more info, see here.** My hometown in the west country of the UK has barges along the canal - the Grand Western Canal.  It's incredibly picturesque and...

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...

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...

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