West Country

West Country

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...

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...

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...

A look around Tiverton, Devon, UK

I'd never really been a fan of Tiverton.  Nestled in mid-Devon, a county in the south-west of the UK, I can attribute my lack of enthusiasm for the place to having grown up as...

Bickleigh Mill – Mid-Devon

This week I'm visiting family in mid-Devon, situated in the West Country of the UK. Having hailed from this neck of the woods, it's rare that I venture out to go visiting tourist places, but...

Corfe Castle – Dorset – England

One thing I love about the UK is its castles.  A long time ago, when I was living back there  -  and digital cameras didn't exist - I took myself off to visit Corfe...

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