UK Cities Not To Be Missed

Hi, We will be expanding on this particular topic in more detail in a future post. (Apart from item ten) Until then, in no particular order; 1.  London – Why spend thousands of pounds visiting art  and artifacts of the world, when you can view a vast collection of them in one city here, for…

Surprising Bristol – Part One

Hi, NB – This blog was originally written in 2011, and therefore the  information can be incorrect. Please use any weblink for accurate information, although this advice applies to all posts on this site. The city of Bristol’s tourist numbers suffer from it’s close proximity to Bath. (roughly 11 miles)  From our recent trip to the…

Surprising Bristol – Part Two

Hi, This post should be read after ‘Surprising Bristol – Part One’ Catch a number 8 bus from St Augustines Parade to Clifton. This service runs every 12 minutes, do not get on the number 9 as this will go the ‘wrong,’ longer, more time consuming way. Go nine stops to Clifton Down (ask the driver…

Surrey – A Dozen Different Days Out

Hi, Hopefully, you will find at least one attraction in Surrey in the list below, that you were unaware of. If not, we applaud your ‘local’ knowledge of a place that has an unfair reputation for being a boring county, mostly populated by boring commuters.This post has an (unintentional) West Surrey bias, as we have…

Ten Dual Centre Breaks – DIY And Save Money

Hi, My wife and I love to try and cram as much sightseeing into a holiday as possible. A dual centre holiday is ideal for you do this, in effect it can be like two holidays in one. Below is a list of places to make your base, and our recommended day trip or short break…