East England: 3: Picnics by the River

June took me to Cambridge, a city I've been wanting to explore for nearly a year now. I've visited Oxford so many times, but I only managed to get to Cambridge briefly before for an open day,  so I couldn't wait to visit. I made it to Cambridge at about lunchtime on the Sunday, and …

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East of England: 2: Scandalous Gaijin

The next part of my Norfolk adventure started with a trip to Norwich. I know people who have raved about Norwich, so I was excited to see it. Norwich was nice. I wasn't raving about it, but it wasn't a bad city to visit. Our trip to Norwich started with lunch in an adorable little …

How Much For: A Country Escape to Norfolk and Cambridgeshire

I recently spent 6 days exploring Norwich, Great Yarmouth, and Cambridge. This trip ended up being a lot more affordable than I ever hoped. Here's how I did it. Budget: £150-£200 Travel: £60.70. I booked my train ticket to Great Yarmouth in advance and added the savings from my railcard, which ended up costing me …

Edinburgh: 6: A Surprisingly Educational Day

We ventured again into Edinburgh with half a plan. Today we were going to do some bits I had wanted to do in Edinburgh, but hadn't gotten around to them. Our first stop was the Surgeons' Hall Museums. I desperately wanted to do these during my Fringe trip, but it just didn't work out. This …

Edinburgh: 4: Rule Britannia

Tuesday started slowly, and after work we dragged ourselves into the car. It was overcast, and we were so tired, but also excited because today was the day we were going to see the Royal Yacht Britannia. Based in Leith, HMS Britannia was previously used as The Queen's yacht, and was a royal residence, but …