A soggy visit to St Michael’s Mount

St Michael’s Mount was one of the places I was most looking forward to visiting on my Cornwall trip, so you can probably imagine how disappointed I was that the weather turned out to be so awful on the day we visited. If you are not familiar with St Michael’s Mount, it’s a small tidal […]

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Four beautiful coastal spots you should visit in Cornwall

I was blown away by Cornwall’s unique and magical coastline. With over 400 miles of coastline to explore, we were never going to be able to see everything in the limited time we had, but I wanted to share four of my favourite spots that we were able to visit during our trip. Lizard Point […]

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Cornwall Road Trip: Land’s End and Minack Theatre

For the first two nights of our Cornwall trip we decided to base ourselves in Penzance so we could explore the most southerly points of Cornwall with ease. Our first stop on the trip was Land’s End, the most westerly point of England, which was only a 15 minute drive from our Airbnb accommodation. Entry […]

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July Re-cap: Family fun in London

What’s been happening this month? July has been an action-packed month, and a mixed bag of highs and lows. Early in the month my Nan sadly passed away. Although she’d had some health problems for a while it did come as a bit of a shock as she had seemed to be on the mend. […]

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A visit to Montacute House

After picking up our rental car at Heathrow, the first stop along our route to Cornwall was Montacute House. In good traffic Montacute House is about a 2 hour drive from Heathrow so it seemed like the perfect place to stop and break up our journey. Plus it’s maintained by the National Trust so as […]

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5 things to do in Geneva

Last month we travelled to Geneva for the briefest of visits, staying only one night and around 36 hours in total. Despite the limited time we had and the damp weather we experienced for the majority of our stay we still tried to fit in as much as possible. Here are five things we got […]

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Chillon Castle Day Trip from Geneva

Chillon Castle was a must-see for me during our recent trip to Gevena and despite the miserable weather I was determined to make it happen. Situated at the opposite end of Lake Geneva, Chillon Castle is about an hour outside the city of Geneva but is easy to get via public transport. There are a […]

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The Lost Tunnels of Euston Underground Station

42 million people use Euston Underground station every year but few of them would guess that they pass within metres of two disused stations as they make their way through the modern passageways. I recently discovered these lost tunnels on a Hidden London tour with the London Transport Museum, some of which have not been […]

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June Re-Cap: Geneva, Cornwall and visitors from Australia!

What’s been happening this month? June has definitely been the busiest month of the year so far! The first weekend of the month started with a day trip to Upnor Castle and Whitstable. I was a little disappointed with Whitstable to be honest, not sure if I just missed the best parts but I didn’t […]

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Day trips from London: Upnor Castle

Upnor Castle has been on my English Heritage wishlist for quite a while so when we had a particularly sunny Saturday a few weeks ago I decided to take advantage of the great weather and finally pay it a visit. Located on the west bank of the River Medway in Kent, you can get to […]

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