Despite what Instagram leads you to believe, holidays and travelling aren't always picture perfect. Everyone knows that when you step out of your comfort zone, there's a risk of serious unfortunate events occurring, be it lost luggage, crime, or a 'holiday belly' - if you know what I mean. But, even if the logistics of … Continue reading TravelFails – The Hangover
Independent review of Bounce, Old Street, London.
It took me a long time to book a night in a B&B. I used to love watching Channel 4's Four In A Bed and used it to form some rather intense opinions on what it was like to stay in a local B&B, and I promise, they weren't pleasant. It wasn't until I wanted … Continue reading Busting B&B Myths
The red brick and sheer size of Hampton Court Palace truly reiterates the power that lived there. Read the review of our
As a Londoner by birth, I think I've seen a lot of London already. Most of the big attractions like the British Museum, ZSL London Zoo and the Tower of London have already been ticked off my list, and I've been lucky enough to delve into some of the lesser known attractions, like the Clink … Continue reading My London Wishlist for 2019
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
Always thought Shakespeare was a bit rubbish? See if my 7 reasons to see a play at Shakespeare's Globe convinces you to give him another chance.
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
Gabrielle, TheOpinionatedOne, shares her favourite things about Britain in March 2019's monthly feature.