Breakfast on my final morning in the Cotswolds started (…after a nice bath) with Eggs royale for myself and Eggs & soldiers for Lloyd – all washed down with some freshly brewed coffee. The Royal Oak is a fairly small and intimate place (I think there only 6 rooms in total) so you’re quite likely … Continue Reading

The next morning in the Cotswold, I woke up with no aim but to cram in as many pretty little villages and towns in the Cotswolds as possible into my day. After breakfast at the Royal Oak, we set off to do just that, starting with an old favourite of mine – Bibury and it’s … Continue Reading

A weekend escape to the Cotswolds is something that almost everyone needs to experience in the UK –  doesn’t matter if you call the UK home or if you’re just visiting, you just have to visit. 😀 This beautiful part of England is absolutely gorgeous (a word I used a lot over the next few … Continue Reading

After spending a good six years studying in Fife, I’ve come to call this area of Scotland my second home. I mean, who wouldn’t? Unlike the vast mountain ranges of the Scottish Highlands, Fife is much more easterly meaning a little less rain and a lot more of those gorgeous rolling hills. Now, over my … Continue Reading

We’re pretty lucky in England! I mean, not only do we have some lovely cities like Cambridge, Bath and London, we have a whole heap of treasures that are right on the doorstep of many bigger towns and cities. You might remember me banging on about my love for the Isles of Scilly and how … Continue Reading

Confession: The very first West End Theatre Show In London I saw was years and years ago and I remember being very unenthusiastic prior to seeing it. It was all Lloyd’s idea – mostly to escape the cold in London.We’d all popped round to celebrate New Year’s in London (we hadn’t moved to London back … Continue Reading

Let’s be frank, charming seaside trips are amazing. I mean, at the first sight of sunshine (or dry even dry weather for that matter) us Brits rush to the sea. It’s in our blood! Especially in Cornwall, where there’s a whole heap of pretty seaside towns and coastlines to explore. If you’ve never had a … Continue Reading

I have a proper soft spot for Cambridge and not just because it used to be home or even because Yaya studied there. One of the best parts about living in a city as incredible as Cambridge (and knowing someone with a student card) is that you have direct access to some of the best … Continue Reading

London has a whole heap of places to see and things to do. If you’ve got a hankering for a quirky restaurant, independent coffee shops, epic views of the city or to explore the best markets in London, the city has it all. Look, it doesn’t matter if you’re a Londoner, or just stopping in … Continue Reading

Okay, just putting it out there, us Brits have some great places to visit. Including some of the most beautiful towns to visit in the UK. What’s best about the UK is that we have a whole heap of diverse little towns and pretty villages spread across the kingdom. I mean, where else can you … Continue Reading

Yup, there are so many beautiful places to visit in the UK. From the itty-bitty hamlets that are nestled within the Cotswolds to historic cities such as Edinburgh, we have an epic amount of places and probably some unusual traditions and that you should definitely experience. There really is so much more to the UK … Continue Reading

On the final day in Yorkshire, the sun finally graced us with its presence, warming up the beautiful countryside as it rose (surprising slowly) for this time of the year! Eager to make the most of our remaining time here, we wolfed through breakfast and headed straight for the Food Capital of Yorkshire – Malton. … Continue Reading

There’s so much to see in Scotland and I’ve no hesitation in saying that everyone should definitely visit at least once. Heck, why put a limit on it, go fifty times, I swear you’ll find something different each time. Now, without sounding too wishy-washy, there’s a whole heap of reasons to visit Scotland that I can … Continue Reading

Our second day in Yorkshire begun the way every good morning in England should – with a full English breakfast complete with all the works. Fed and ready to explore even more of this beautiful part of England, we hot-footed it from our lodge at the Ravenshall Hotel over to nearby Robin Hood Bay. Now, … Continue Reading