Last weekend Yorkshire played host to one of the biggest cycle races in the World, Le Tour de France. As the start of the race was being held in my hometown of Leeds, I’d seen the build up to the big
It’s been a few years since I last visited Edinburgh (during a freezing winter!) and I’ve always wanted to go back. I’ve got lots of things planned over the summer so I thought a short weekend
My Boxing Day was spent having a relaxing walk around the beautiful Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden in Yorkshire. If you’re ever in this part of the world it’s definitely worth having
There’s a chill in the air and the cold nights are drawing in but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a little festive cheer. And there’s no better place to find it than in York. If you’ve never
To an outsider, some of the food we Brits eat might seem a little unusual. It can hardly be described as the healthiest diet in the world but it is delicious nonetheless. If you’ve never visited the
I was so happy when I found out about Lonely Planet naming Yorkshire as one of the top places to visit in the world. Obviously, anyone who lives in Yorkshire knows how amazing it is so it’s great that
It’s wet, windy and you probably won’t get a phone signal but if you’re looking for a destination that’s off the beaten track then this is it. Don’t be fooled by how tiny Shieldaig is; there’s a pub, a shop and some incredible views. What more could you want?
If you’re looking for some travel inspiration and want somewhere that takes you away from the tourist areas then this could be it. While it’s probably better to visit in the summer when you may be luckier with the weather, Shieldaig can appeal all year round. Summer visitors can take walks in the surrounding mountains but when the weather gets colder you may just want to curl up in the local pub and take in the sea views.
Take in some beautiful sea views
Do a spot of fishing?
Take some rustic photographs
Enjoy a sunset
Enjoy the calm after the storm
I have to say, I probably picked the nicest weekend of the year to visit London – it was boiling! I’ve visited London a few times and have done a lot of the main tourist attractions; the London Eye,
Have your food habits become a bit too boring? That pizza delivery doesn't excite you anymore or your usual restaurant just doesn't cut the mustard? Maybe staring at lackluster walls while sitting at a
If you plan on spending time in the North of England this summer then it’s great opportunity to check out some of the music festivals on offer. Many of the major cities have vibrant music scenes and