Four Day Itinerary in Beijing: Doing Beijing The Right Way

Beijing is absolutely huge. It is the second most populated city in the world. Yet it is possible to see the best of this city in four days, though a longer trip would be much better to do this bustling, history-packed city justice. Keep reading to find out how you can see the essentials of Beijing in four days. Day One: Forbidden City Start your … Continue reading Four Day Itinerary in Beijing: Doing Beijing The Right Way

Exploring Glasgow: Day Two in Scotland’s Largest City

Up early for another day of exploring, I took the underground (having learnt my lesson the day before of how spread out Glasgow is) to the east end of the city to see its Victorian roots. Getting off at High Street Station, I walked up High Street to Glasgow Cathedral. Although it technically hasn’t been a cathedral since 1690 as that was when it stopped … Continue reading Exploring Glasgow: Day Two in Scotland’s Largest City

Exploring Glasgow: Day One in Scotland’s Largest City

Glasgow is Scotland’s largest city, having expanded dramatically in the 18th-20th centuries due to being one of the main British hubs for trade and shipbuiling in the Industrial Revolution. Although its industrial heritage is fairly well known, Glasgow’s past as a centre for learning and creativity is less so, despite having been a hub for the Scottish Enlightenment in the 18th century and being famed for … Continue reading Exploring Glasgow: Day One in Scotland’s Largest City

An Autumnal Afternoon in Durham

An Autumnal Afternoon in Durham Durham City is the crowning jewel of county Durham, a historic town nestled by the River Wear since roughly 200 BC, if the archeological evidence is anything to go by. The present city can accurately traced back to 995AD, when a group of monks from Lindisfarne chose the strategic hill as a place to found a church in which to … Continue reading An Autumnal Afternoon in Durham

One Day Itinerary in Harrogate

The Victorian town of Harrogate in North Yorkshire has been a popular tourist spot for almost 200 years when it became the fashionable place for the high society of Edwardian and Victorian Britain to come and sample the therapeutic spa waters. Although the spa tradition continues to this day with the Turkish Baths, which is one of the only remaining spas of its kind to … Continue reading One Day Itinerary in Harrogate

How to See the Edinburgh Fringe in One Day

It’s August, which means that Edinburgh has now been officially and wholly taken over by the madness of the Edinburgh Fringe. The Fringe is a month long, city-wide festival that overtakes the whole of the city every single year. It is part of one gigantic arts and culture celebration that is made up of multiple festivals which run in sync with each other. The Fringe is the … Continue reading How to See the Edinburgh Fringe in One Day

Crafting the perfect Travel Journal

Going on a holiday this summer? Wanting to capture your memories on the page? Travel journals are a great way of crystallising your holiday in a much more creative way than simply just printing a few photos, but how do you get started? Read the helpful tips below to help you decide on your travel journal of choice . 1. Think about the type of … Continue reading Crafting the perfect Travel Journal