Chances are, if you’re thinking about visiting the UK, you’ll be thinking about visiting London – and even if you’re not, it’s likely you still might fly into one of its whopping 6 different airports. London is an awesome place to visit (and live)… with the city being so much more than tea ☕️, crumpets … Continue Reading

A road trip is an incredible way to see a country especially, the truly stunning, Great Britain! One of the best things about our wonderful country is the vast amount of diverse sights to see (and perhaps even marvel at) that stretch the length and breadth of our island. 🙂 Last year, I decided to see much more … Continue Reading

Let’s face it – most people don’t really think “I need a beach holiday“… quickly followed by “Ah yes, England is where we’ll go!” but the sunnier climes of Cornwall are definitely the exception to that rule! This is no surprise to us (and indeed to most Brits) but can be surprising to visitors who … Continue Reading

We’ve raved about these islands so much on here and we’ve finally gotten round to putting together our video from our visit to the Isles of Scilly! The beaches are incredible here, the water is crystal clear one of the most Southern parts you can visit in the UK, the warm winds (a-la the Gulf … Continue Reading

You’ve booked the flights, grabbed your umbrella and already started to practice your ‘ello’ guvnor’ to proudly announce your arrival…Yup, you’re on your way to our amazing city, London! 🙂 (*And yes, no one actually says that in London… 🙂 ) There’s a heck of a lot to see once you get here, especially if you’re … Continue Reading

Yup, we’re in the midst of winter… frosty mornings, chilly winds and flurries of snow! However much you love winter, it can be a testing season, especially as the longer nights take hold. I’m all about embracing winter, in fact, the thought of a log cabin, roaring fire and plenty of snow is a total … Continue Reading

England is an incredibly beautiful country… although we’ve got some pretty incredible cities (here’s looking at you, London) there are a whole heap of amazing towns, villages and hamlets that everyone should visit at least once… … and I don’t say that lightly! Think old English charm, crooked rooftops, creeping vines and chunky cottage doors … Continue Reading

I have to admit; it felt good to be back in Cambridge! It was like a home-coming of sorts, not least of all because of the fact that Hand Luggage Only was born in this very place. Heading back to my college to pick up my alumni card was just so reminiscent of arriving in … Continue Reading

Bit of advice, when you visit Blenheim palace, pack your walking shoes! I wish I knew this in advance (not that I packed an extra pair of shoes anyway) but boy do your feet get a serious workout here! Blenheim Palace is so conveniently close to Oxford city centre that when you find yourself visiting … Continue Reading