London, much more than the Royal baby’s home

[The following is a guest post from Katty, who originally visited London for the first time to improve her English; as a first stop in an ongoing travel adventure which currently has her in Spain] I have been travelling for almost 16 months now and it all began with my stay in London. Last summer […]

Top 5 ‘Short Hop’ From England Destinations

I’ve decided to create a list of my top five European destinations which are only a ‘short hop’ away from England. Why? So that you know where to visit! But also because I’m from New Zealand (A Kiwi), and each year many Kiwis and Aussies leave their homeland to head to England for an OE (Overseas Experience). […]

Time at Woodpeckers Cottage

26 – 28 July 2010 As always it was lovely to catch up with Auntie Jilly, Uncle Howy, cousins Ella and Annabel and Grandma. Thank you all so much for your hospitality. [pe2-gallery class=”alignright” ] [/pe2-gallery]

Homeward Bound (Netherlands, Belgium, France, England)

24 July 2010 Everyone managed to get back on the coach and leave Amsterdam despite many probably preferring not to. We docked at Dover around 5.30pm and headed to London. The plan was to have one last night together in the pub to wrap up a successful 37 days around Europe; and that is exactly […]

Nottingham and Hull Day Trips

11 June 2010 – Nottingham 12 June 2010 – Hull I needed to make a day trip to Nottingham to get a National Insurance number, which would allow me to work in England but more importantly provided a step towards setting up a UK bank account. My trip to Nottingham was notable for the biggest […]

Lincoln Ghost Experience

11 June 2010 Make of it what you want; I have no interest in trying to convince you I photographed a ghost, ghosts don’t even exist. However what exactly did happen on that fateful Lincolnshire night? Comments welcome… Aunty Jilly had been wanting to do this guided ghost walk of Lincoln city, my visit made […]