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The River Avon. One Day in Shakespeare's Birthplace: Exploring Stratford-upon-Avon in the West Midlands of England. Here is the ultimate guide to visiting Stratford-upon-Avon in only one day - if you’re short on time and want to tick off all the Shakespearean hotspots and most picturesque areas, you’ve come to the right place! These include Shakespeare's Birthplace, Shakespeare's New Place, Hall's Croft, Anne Hathaway's Cottage, Old Town, the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) and the River Avon. Click through to read more...

One Day in Shakespeare’s Birthplace: Exploring Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon, a medieval market town in the West Midlands, is world-renowned for one thing: being the 16th Century birthplace of William Shakespeare, possibly the most famous writer in the English language. Tourists from all over the world flock to Stratford-upon-Avon for history…

Brockhampton Estate. Herefordshire's Six Most Beautiful Attractions/Sights including Eastnor Castle, Hampton Court Gardens, the Malvern Hills, Queenswood Country Park, Brockhampton Estate and Symonds Yat. Herefordshire a luscious county hidden in the West Midlands, is one of England's best-kept secrets. Click through to read more...

Herefordshire’s Six Most Beautiful Attractions

I am very fortunate to have been brought up in such a beautiful part of the world. I definitely think that Herefordshire, my home county in the West Midlands, is one of England’s best-kept secrets! It’s safe to say that I love raving about my home, and I am a huge advocate of appreciating the beauty in everything that is on my doorstep.

The Ultimate Seven Day Guide to Madeira 1

6 Reasons Why You Need to Visit Madeira

Recently I was contacted by Inntravel, a travel company who specialise in “slow holidays”, encouraging people to take the lesser-trodden path and savour the moments of travel. They offer a wide range of trips from walking and cycling holidays, to short breaks and family holidays. Inntravel are currently promoting their holidays…

Interrailing on a Budget How to Save Money Travelling Europe

Interrailing on a Budget: How to Save Money Travelling Europe

Let’s face the cold hard facts: Europe is expensive. For many people, interrailing is a far flung dream but it can be done on the cheap if you’re willing to sacrifice some luxuries. It may not be as affordable or exotic as South East Asia but travelling around Europe is certainly possible on a student…

An instagrammer's guide to Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. This guide will show you the best (and most unique) photography spots in Edinburgh including Calton Hill, Victoria Street, Edinburgh Castle, Dean Village, National Museum of Scotland, Circus Lane and the Vennel.

An Instagrammer’s Guide to Edinburgh

Edinburgh is an extremely photogenic city – every inch of it is Instagrammable, that’s for sure. But if you want to find the crème de la crème of photo opportunities and impress all your followers, be sure to read on… P.s. if you fancy following my Instagram that would be super duper lovely…

Sleeping in a Safari Tent at Harvest Moon Holidays near North Berwick, East Lothian, Scotland, UK. This luxurious glamping site, located on a gorgeous private beach, is home to seven large safari tents and seven fabulous treehouses. If quirky and unusual accommodation is your jam then you will love this glamping site. Each safari tent is kitted out with two bedrooms and a cosy cupboard bed, a lounge and dining room, a kitchen and an ensuite WC and hot shower! Click through to read more...

Sleeping in a Safari Tent at Harvest Moon Holidays

Before I get into this review, I’d like to take a few seconds to apologise for the lack of new content over the past two months. On getting back from our trip to Scotland at the end of May, we moved into our lovely new home and since then we’ve been busy…

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How to Travel More Spontaneously

Here at Faraway Lucy you know I’m all for making travel more unique, quirky and spontaneous. It gets you out of your comfort zone (especially when you’re a serial planner like me), and can be a lot more fun and rewarding. It also allows you to be irresponsible whilst you still can – I’m looking at […]

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