The Great Western Arcade Birmingham's Coolest Independent Shopping Areas

Birmingham’s Coolest Independent Shopping Areas

So you might have shopped at The Bullring or Grand Central, Birmingham’s brand new shopping mall, but have you ever considered going off the beaten path? Birmingham has a whole host of quirky, independent markets and arcades that are just waiting to be explored. Forget the Brummie stereotypes and find some beauty in this pretty…

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.

Herefordshire Hideaways: Winding Down in the Stargazor's Wagon. Find out more about my recent staycation and glamping trip to Herefordshire, England, UK. We stayed in a quirky and rustic converted wagon which came with an outdoor wood-fired hot tub! Click through to read more...

Herefordshire Hideaways: Winding Down in the Stargazer’s Wagon

We all know I’m a huge fan of staycations and discovering more of what’s on your doorstep. But I’ve never gone on holiday in my own county before. I mean, what’s the point in paying for accommodation when you’ve already got your own bed for free at…

10 of the most unusual places to stay in the UK including quirky glamping sites, treehouses, eco pods, safari lodges, shepherd's huts and converted double decker buses! Click through to read more...

10 of the Most Unusual Places to Stay in the UK

It’s no secret that I am a complete sucker for unique and wacky accommodation. For me, where you lay your head for the night is such an integral part of travelling. Whenever I travel, I always make it a priority to stay somewhere that is an experience in…

The perfect seaside staycation in Fowey, Cornwall, at the famous Fowey Hotel, with trips to The Eden Project and The Lost Gardens of Heligan! Click through to read more...

The Perfect Seaside Staycation in Cornwall

Last weekend I went on a little adventure to Cornwall, one of my favourite counties in England, for a seaside break in Fowey. It was exactly what the doctor ordered: fresh sea air, stunning views and hearty British food. What more could you ask for?!

The Minack Theatre

The Minack Theatre: My Favourite Place in England

My favourite place in England is, without a doubt, The Minack Theatre, a unique open-air theatre perched on the cliffs above the sea. If you want to travel abroad but can’t afford the flights, The Minack Theatre in Cornwall is the closest thing you can get to being abroad in England.


Top 5 UK Destinations for a Christmas Break

Dare I say it too early, but *cue Sean Bean’s voice* “winter is coming”. And with winter (if you live in the northern hemisphere) comes Christmas! Whilst there are plenty of places to celebrate Christmas around Europe (seriously, we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to Christmas markets), there’s certainly no place like home. However, […]


Salcombe: Britain’s Answer to Santorini

Those who are familiar with Devon may be staring at their screen with a blank face wondering why on earth I have just compared Salcombe to the beautiful Greek island of Santorini. But hear me out, guys – I’ll explain why soon enough!   In May I drove Little Red (obviously my car has a nickname) down to Devon and […]

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