City, England

Travel Diary: Visiting Canterbury

Canterbury is a city recognised in history as a site of pilgrimage. In Medieval England, people would travel to visit the shrine of the murdered Archbishop Thomas Becket, which was immortalised in Chaucer's epic poem, The Canterbury Tales. We only had a spring afternoon to make our pilgrimage, but we tried to pack in as… Continue reading Travel Diary: Visiting Canterbury

Country

Travel Diary: Wordsworth Walks

As I am sure most of the British population knows, The Lake District is associated with many famous literary figures, including, but not limited to Beatrix Potter, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and John Ruskin. But arguably, the most famous figure associated with the Lakes is the poet, William Wordsworth. Wordsworth left his mark all over the… Continue reading Travel Diary: Wordsworth Walks