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

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

I’ve only ever been to Oxford twice in the past and both times it was to do with the University. (*This was of course before deciding that I’d much rather be in Cambridge… 😉 ) Pretty as Oxford is, I’d never actually spent any proper time exploring the city and I was only too happy … Continue Reading

Some of the best parts of Scotland are its beautiful, wild and rugged countryside – a part of the country that has long captivated the hearts of travellers, not least so because of the gorgeous landscapes and scenery here. Now while a lot of this can be explored by road (and indeed by rail) some of … Continue Reading