UK: 5 Great Places For A Luxurious Countryside Escape

The rise of the staycation is real. Last year, Brits holidaying at home increased by almost a quarter compared to 2016 studies have found. It’s evident that the British public has found a new love for exploring rural villages and countryside, with nearly one in five now choosing to lace…

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UK: Top Holiday Destinations This Summer

The UK is basking in a heatwave so maybe it’s time to plan some little getaways! For many of us, that means it’s time to jet off to luxurious locations across the globe. While for others it entails staring jealously at the endless stream of obligatory airport pint photos being…

England: A Gourmet Getaway at Hotel Gotham, Manchester

The 5-star boutique Hotel Gotham in Manchester has always been somewhere we have wanted to stay since it opened its doors three years, yet ashamedly we have never got round to it. That was until recently when we had the pleasure of not only staying at the hotel but also…

England: Real Travel Moments with Hampton by Hilton

Have you ever been asked the question why do you travel? Most people will often answer “to find ourselves’ or ‘to escape the stresses of everyday life’ etc. But we’re asking the question literally – why do you travel? Everyone loves a good holiday or even a cheeky night away…

Scotland: An Exquisite Stay at Nira Caledonia, Edinburgh

Edinburgh is a fantastic city and one that we have visited previously. However, and I’ll be honest, it was a weekend with friends to watch the rugby, drink an obscene amount of beer and cheer on our team. Therefore, we did not get to fully experience the city and see…

England: Discover the Hidden Gems of Cumbria

The beautiful Lake District is a wonderful location for short breaks and holidays but can become extremely busy at certain times of year as it’s such a popular tourist destination. If you plan your trip to the Lakes with care, though, you could arrange visits to some of the hidden…

England: 10 Things to Do During Your First Visit to London

Are you planning on visiting England this summer? If so, you are in luck, there are so many things to see and do in this magnificent country of mine and I am here to let you know about some of them. If you are flying into England, especially if it…

England: A Divine Stay At The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa, Yorkshire

Not all travel has to involve strapping on your hiking boots and hitting the streets, mountains or trails and as frequent travellers, we often have to remind ourselves of that. Our natural instinct is to explore for hours on end to combat the fear of missing out. So when the…

England: Review of The Artists’ Corner, Harrogate

Being from a fabulous Yorkshire Town, I have an affinity for them. Therefore, when we were invited to stay at the Artists’ Corner, one of the properties that make up the Artists’ Cottages portfolio of holiday lets in Harrogate we were very excited. We have visited Harrogate a number of times,…

England: Hiding Out at The HIDEOUT Hotel, Hull

Hailing from Hull, East Yorkshire in the North East of England we are both familiar with the city – the top attractions to see, the places to grab the best bites and the bars that serve killer cocktails. One thing, it appears we were not up on were the places…

England: Top Things To Do During A Weekend In London

Even as Brits we love nothing more than a weekend in London. We live up in rural East Yorkshire and yes we have cities close by, but nothing compares to the hustle and bustle of The Big Smoke. London is super accessible with numerous airports, the Eurostar terminal and direct…

England: 5 Prestigious Must Attend Events in 2018

England’s Spring/Summer social calendar or “The Season”as it’s known as, is held in high regard and is certainly a jam-packed one this year with many gatherings, festivals and elegant, often elite, events to choose from and be seen at. Maybe you have plans or even tickets to attend one of…

England: Having Our Tastebuds Tantalised at Tapasya, Hull

If you are anything like us, when you see a new restaurant pop up in your local village, town or city, you say to yourself or each other ‘oh we really must try that new place’. Right? Mr ESLT and I definitely said that to each other when the new…

England: A Magnificent Weekend In Manchester with Roomzzz

Manchester is one of, if not, my most favourite northern English city. It has everything you need for a great visit regardless of what you are interested in. With a great mixture of high-street, designer and boutique shops, sports teams galore and more bars and restaurants than you can shake…

Coastal Stays vs Country Stays in The UK

With miles and miles of glorious coastline and countryside, we’re spoiled for choice in the UK when it comes to choosing a destination for our next break, regardless of where you live. But how do coast and country breaks compare? And do we prefer to feel the sea breeze in…

Top 5 Caravan Destinations to Visit in the UK

The UK is beautiful, maybe I’m biased because I live here, but it really is. More often than not we fly off to far-flung destinations in search of amazing places when in reality there are so many on our doorstep. Therefore, this year we have made the conscious decision that…

England: A Perfect Weekend Away at Noelle's Cottages, Pickering

North Yorkshire is a stunning part of the country and being from East Yorkshire ourselves, it is right on our doorstep, how lucky are we? Even though we say that, we often neglect places close to home in favour of far-flung destinations. However, after our visit to Pickering in early…