Midlands (Birminham & area)

Brummies, Follies & L.A.R.P.ers in the Midlands

To be honest, neither of us were all that impressed with Birmingham. Perhaps we just didn’t give it enough of a chance, but I think it was too modern for us. Don’t get me wrong, if you search things to do in Birmingham, there are a lot of things that come up. I think it is safe to say that…

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County of Somerset

Bustling British Bridges in Beautiful Bristol

The drive from Birchington to Bristol took a bit longer than expected. Mostly because we decided at the last minute to take a detour and see Stonehenge. While I’m not going to tell you not to see something, because if that is what you want, then go for it. I will tell you; however, once we got close, we decided…

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County of Kent

Cliffs, Canals, & Cathedrals in the County of Kent

It still felt a little strange to drive on the left. It was still the first day we had the car, but truth be told, it wasn’t that bad. (There is more about driving in a previous blog post “the wrong (left) side of the road”.) It was still light out when we left the Harry Potter tour in Leavesden;…

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London

The Thames the Tower the Tube

London Here we are in London, fresh from Iceland and ready to go. Our research stated that there is no need to drive in London, and I can definitely assure you that’s true. I would go as far as to say you would be ill advised to do so. Definitely get yourself an Oyster card. You can get one at…

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The Golden Circle & Snæfellsnes Peninsula

The Intentional Iceland Trip

or; the 100 hour Layover In this post I talk about our 3 days in Iceland. Throughout the story I give tips on how to save money, where to go and get the most out of a short layover. For our 10 year wedding anniversary we decided to treat ourselves to an epic trip. After mulling it over and researching,…

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England

The wrong (left) side of the road?

& 15 Tips for Travelling in Great Britain Appologies to roughly 1/3 of the world: 🙂 The rest of us think you are wrong (tongue in cheek BTW) and this causes us anxiety when visiting your country, but should it? I’m talking about driving on the left side of the road. The countries that do are just too many to…

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