Japan Diaries: Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Geishas and Pontocho Alley

Day 8 in Japan saw me arriving in Kyoto, visiting the cherry blossom filled Kiyomizu-dera Temple, watching geishas perform and eating in Pontocho Alley. Day…

Japan Diaries: Hakone, Lake Ashi and Owakudani

Day 7 in Japan consisted of a trip to Hakone, a train ride into the mountains, sailing on a pirate ship on Lake Ashi and…

Manchester and Home Sweet Home

Manchester is an eclectic city, a mixture of the old and the new with MediaCityUK on its doorstep and the fabulous diner inspired restaurant Home…

Day trip to Bath

Bath is a unique contemporary city, that combines heritage, literature and history to create the perfect place in the UK for a day trip. Bath…

Top 10 things to do in Covent Garden

Covent Garden has to be one of my favourite places in London. No matter the day or the time of day, it is always the…

Visiting the Oxford Botanic Gardens

During my recent trip to Oxford, I visited the Oxford Botanic Gardens after my trip punting. The gardens were founded in 1612 and are the…

What to do on a day trip to Oxford

I love day trips out of London and going to Oxford is the ideal day trip out of London. Despite the fact that Oxford is…