ELTHAM PALACE – FORGOTTEN ROYAL RESIDENCE AND ART DECO HEAVEN

Hi my lovely readers! Happy New Year to all of you and welcome to 2021. I hope you all had a great start to the new year and were able to relax a little and recharge over the past days. I cannot wait to fill this blog some more this year with inspiring and useful content for you guys while sharing some of my tips … Continue reading ELTHAM PALACE – FORGOTTEN ROYAL RESIDENCE AND ART DECO HEAVEN

ALL ABOUT TANKS – THE TANK MUSEUM IN DORSET, UK

Hi my lovely readers! There are some odd, weird, quirky and out of the ordinary museums out there in the world. One of these museums, at least for me, must be the Tank Museum in Dorset, UK. This museum is fully dedicated to anything tanks and military vehicles related. It has a vast collection of tanks from WWI to today, from different eras, countries, uses … Continue reading ALL ABOUT TANKS – THE TANK MUSEUM IN DORSET, UK

THE MOST POPULAR FREE MUSEUMS IN LONDON

Hi my lovely readers! London certainly is an expensive city for tourist and residents alike. There is much to do and see and many of the visitor attractions come with a hefty entrance price. But luckily, London has a lot of excellent free attractions, including many museums that are world class, engaging and of course super interesting. You can easily get lost in the museums … Continue reading THE MOST POPULAR FREE MUSEUMS IN LONDON

THE BEST HISTORIC ROYAL PALACES IN LONDON

Hi my lovely readers! England is famous for its monarchs, amazing old historic manner houses, palaces and of course beautiful and stunning landscapes. And in London some of the most known, famous and possibly significant palaces of the country’s history can be found. So you are spoiled for choice. These are: The Tower of London – Famous for the Crown Jewels Kensington Palace – The … Continue reading THE BEST HISTORIC ROYAL PALACES IN LONDON

STEPPING BACK IN TIME – A VISIT TO THE SITE OF THE 1066 BATTLE OF HASTINGS, UK

Hi my lovely readers! I am always keen to learn more about the UK and this time I stepped back almost 1000 years in time! I visited the site where the most talked about event in English history took place, the site of the 1066 Battle of Hastings. This battle was very significant and changed the course of England forever. It was super interesting to … Continue reading STEPPING BACK IN TIME – A VISIT TO THE SITE OF THE 1066 BATTLE OF HASTINGS, UK

VENTNOR BOTANIC GARDEN – BRITAIN’S HOTTEST GARDEN, UK

The Isle of Wight, just of the cost of mainland England, is such a popular holiday destinations for Brits and I can see absolutely why. The island is so scenic, the views are just breathtaking and there is plenty to do. One of the popular tourist attractions on the Ilse of Wight is Ventnor Botanic Garden in Ventnor. WHY IS IT KNOW AS BRITAIN’S HOTTEST … Continue reading VENTNOR BOTANIC GARDEN – BRITAIN’S HOTTEST GARDEN, UK

TRAVELLING DURING COVID TIMES IN THE UK – MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

I took a small weekend trip a few weeks ago to the Isle of Wight. One ferry crossing with the car, one night in a hotel and some sightseeing to test the waters, as they say, how travelling is during Covid times, here in the UK. My partner and I went away from Sunday to Monday for our short trip. We decided to shift our … Continue reading TRAVELLING DURING COVID TIMES IN THE UK – MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

WHY I AM NOT BOOKING A HOLIDAY TO GO ABROAD IN 2020

We all want a break. We all need a break. We are all desperate to get away for a while and just leave our worries behind. For many of us that means using our annual holiday to take a vacation abroad. Away from home in a different country, miles away from home if possible. Well, a neighbouring country will do as well. The point is many … Continue reading WHY I AM NOT BOOKING A HOLIDAY TO GO ABROAD IN 2020

THE REAL UNDERGROUND MINING EXPERIENCE – BIG PIT NATIONAL COAL MUSEUM, WALES

One of the most extraordinary and interesting places in the UK must be the Big Pit National Coal Museum. This museum with World Heritage status gives you the opportunity to go on an underground tour with a real miner and experience at first hand what life used to be underground for men, woman, children and even animals. Big Pit is located in the Blaenavon area … Continue reading THE REAL UNDERGROUND MINING EXPERIENCE – BIG PIT NATIONAL COAL MUSEUM, WALES

EXPLORING THE ROYAL PARKS IN LONDON – BUSHY PARK PHOTO DIARY

The UK is famous for its monarchs, its beautiful villages and its many manor houses and castles. Often these magnificent properties came with lots of acres of land that were used for different purposes. Around London, many famous palaces are still in use and many of them are open to the public for viewings and visits. Bushy Park, located just on the outskirts of London in … Continue reading EXPLORING THE ROYAL PARKS IN LONDON – BUSHY PARK PHOTO DIARY

HIKING IN ENGLAND – HINDHEAD COMMONS AND THE DEVIL’S PUNCH BOWL

We are all looking for things to do during lockdown and the social distancing times when shops, restaurants, sights, well really anything is closed and we are supposed to stay away from people. We are getting super bored and frustrated being stuck at home and doing the same over and over again. BUT, better times are definitely ahead for us here in the UK as … Continue reading HIKING IN ENGLAND – HINDHEAD COMMONS AND THE DEVIL’S PUNCH BOWL