Tag: History

A Weekend in New York City Travel Guide

New York, New York! A weekend in New York City has got to be the ultimate city break for many. It’s a huge busting metropolis and has something for everyone. You can’t see it all in one weekend and so you need to prioritise. Our travel guide will be perfect if you’re into similar things

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A Weekend in Rome Travel Guide

Rome is the capital city of Italy and is like setting foot into an open air museum. Although Rome is wall to wall full of historic sites it’s not just for the history buffs. If you love food, architecture, a buzzing city culture and great wine then Rome could be perfect for your next city

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Things to do for FREE on San Juan Island

Visiting San Juan Island is a popular break for locals and tourists alike. It’s close enough to Seattle that you can get there the same day but it will give you a totally difference experience to what you will get in the city. One drawback is that it can be a bit expensive to stay

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Visiting Jack Daniel’s in Lynchburg Tennessee

Angel's Share at Jack Daniels Lynchburg TN

Lynchburg Tennessee was a bucket list item ticked off for definite. Having enjoyed Jack Daniel’s for many years and being an avid collector of JD memorabilia, we just had to go to Lynchburg on the Tennessee leg of our USA honeymoon road trip.

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most popular National Park in the United States. To really enjoy the park, as with most of the National Parks, you need to love being in the outdoors. If you do love the outdoors you will definitely love it here.
We’ve shortlisted some of our favourite things to do inside the park, there’s something for everyone!

10 Must Have Experiences in London

View of London sky line from the London Eye

I have visited our capital at least once a year for over 30 years. During that time I’ve pretty much seen all the main sights and I have my favourites! Read on for my top 10 must have experiences in London.

Germany’s Fairy Tale Route Road Trip

Snow white's seven dwarf's in Bergfreihiet

Are you curious where the stories of Sleeping Beauty, the Pied Piper and Snow White came from? We spent two days following the path of the Brothers Grimm on Germany’s Fairy Tale Route. If you don’t know who the Brothers Grimm are, where have you been?

Herculaneum and Pompeii by Train

Pompeii and Herculanum are two ancient Roman towns that were destroyed by the 79AD eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Both are listed on the UNESCO World Heritage list as providing a vivid picture of the lifestyle of the citizens of the Early Roman Empire. If you’re wondering which to visit read on…