I was going to avoid cities on my great British road trip. The goal was to stick to the countryside. But if there was ever a city that could tempt me to break my rule, it’s Chester. After seeing countless photos of the city’s historic streets, spending 1 day in Chester has been high on my travel itinerary.
There’s no place like the English countryside, and Yorkshire is one of my favorite areas to enjoy it. Which is why I’m happy my great British road trip is continuing there. After a lovely time in the Lake District, I’m looking forward to spending 3 days in the Yorkshire Dales.
My great British road trip has begun! I’m excited to be on the journey, not least because the first destination I’m visiting is one of my favorite places in the UK. I’m spending 3 days in the Lake District, and I’ve found lots of places to love here.
London has some amazing attractions, but the things I love most are its secret spots. Big Ben gets my heart going, but what keeps me exploring are the hidden spaces that make the capital unique. If you’re like me, read on for my list of 7 secret places in London.
People always ask me how I cope with traveling so far so often. Even though I love to travel, it can be stressful. But in visiting over 100 countries I’ve developed strategies for making long trips comfortable. If you’ll be covering a lot of ground and want an experienced traveler’s guide to what to bring, today I want to share my long haul packing list with you. These 5 things will help you travel easy, pack light, and arrive refreshed. And who wouldn’t want that?
Marylebone was one of the first places I fell in love with when I moved to London. Its chic high street, great restaurants, and independent shops drew me in and have kept me coming back. The area has changed a lot since I first arrived, but it’s still as lovely as central London neighborhoods get. If you’re up for exploring, today I bring you A Lady in London’s guide to Marylebone, London.
Autumn is here, and I can’t wait for the next few months to bring pretty foliage and lots of color. England bursts with bright leaves and harvest hues this time of year, and I always attempt to travel to as many of my favorite fall destinations as possible. If you’re up for experiencing the best of the season, today I bring you 5 autumn day trips from London.
Life keeps taking me to Falkland. I first visited in May on my Scottish road trip from Berwickshire to the Hebrides, and loved it so much that I’ve traveled back again. From the stunning views of Falkland Palace to the pretty center where scenes from Outlander were filmed, the village’s beauty has convinced me that a day out in Falkland is a must on any trip to Scotland.
The heather in Scotland is breathtaking. Blanketing the landscape in the prettiest of purples, it’s a magical sight. So much so that I’ve spent much of the past week on the moors taking it in. Today I want to share its beauty with you, and if you’re wondering where to see heather in Scotland for yourself, read on.