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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#HiddenLondon: Incredible views from 55 Broadway

I noticed a few photos of the view from 55 Broadway pop up on my Instagram feed after the last London Open House weekend, so when London Transport Museum announced they would be running tours of the building as part of their Hidden London program, I jumped at the chance to see that view with […]

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5 things to in Bergen

At the start of the year I wrote my travel wishlist for 2016 and one of my goals was to visit Norway and see some fjords. When I found some reasonably cheap flights to Bergen for the weekend I snapped them up right away. Bergen is known as the gateway to the fjords so I […]

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My National Trust Wishlist

I signed up for a National Trust membership a few weeks ago when I visited Scotney Castle. I think I’ll be able to get some good use out of this membership, especially since I’m off to Cornwall in a few weeks and a lot of the places I want to visit on that trip are […]

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May Re-cap: Adventures in London and Norway!

What’s been happening this month? The month started out with a bank holiday so we went for a little day trip in Kent where we visited Scotney Castle and Bayham Old Abbey. I did a tour of 55 Broadway, London’s first skyscraper and London Underground’s former headquarters. My main reason for wanting to do this […]

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Norway in a Nutshell: A Fjord Day Trip from Bergen

The #1 thing on my bucket list when visiting Bergen was to do a fjord cruise. I did a lot of research on day trips available from Bergen before my trip and found that the Norway in a Nutshell tour was easily the most popular. At around Β£110 per person it’s a pretty expensive tour […]

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