Zoo Adventures: Night Walk at London Zoo

London Zoo has been somewhere I visited so much in my childhood, but haven't really revisited for a long time. One of our family Christmas traditions is to go and view Christmas light displays, so this year we decided to go to the Christmas at London Zoo event. We purchased combined tickets, so we could …

A Winter Excursion to Windsor

A couple of days before Christmas, we ventured out on a Christmas trip. I had wanted to visit Windsor for so long, and had planned to go during the year, however, my family also wanted to go and so I put it off. Eventually I got tired of waiting to go and booked tickets for …

Scotland: 4: Failed Adventures

We woke early on a beautiful Scottish morning and decided to head to Lauriston Castle. My cousin had been before, and described it as a beautiful yet oddly designed 16th century house with amazing views of Cramond Island. Thinking it sounded interesting, we headed off, only to arrive there to find that it was closed. …

Scotland: 1: A Rainy Introduction to Aberdeen

November passed quickly, and soon it was time for me to return to Scotland. After a flight that was surprisingly bumpier than the flight out of Osaka in a typhoon, I ended up in Aberdeen. It was late when I arrived, and I was exhausted. The next morning would be the time to explore. The …

How Much For: A Winter Week in Scotland

I went up to visit Aberdeen and Edinburgh just in time for Christmas! Here's what it cost. Transport: £96.07. My initial travel costs were £60.47, which included two flights and my train to Aberdeen. I only paid £6.25 for my advance train and paid no extra fees for my flights so this couldn't be cheaper! …

England’s Literary History

When most people think of England, they immediately think of London. London is a fantastic city, and one of my favourites, but there is so much more to this country than just London. Coincidentally, there are so many brilliant books set around the country. It's a fantastic way to get to know England! Rochester Rochester …

A Day In Winchester: A Sample Itinerary

Winchester is one of my favourite cities in the world, and a city I will always call home. It's a hidden gem, and is fantastic as a day trip. Here's a sample itinerary for this beautiful city! Getting to Winchester The easiest way to get to Winchester is by train, and the train station is …