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“History never looks like history when you are living through it”. – John W. Gardner
Hangman's noose at the old docks, London England

London Old Docks – Historic Pub, Food & Beer Tour

London Old Docks – Historic Pub, Food & Beer Tour Eating London Tours When the opportunity came up to go on the new London Old Docks – Historic Pub, Food & Beer Tour  run by Eating London Tours, I jumped at […]

A Backdrop for Romance Stories Pembroke Castle Wales

Pembroke Castle Wales A Backdrop for Romance Stories Have you ever watched a movie or read a book about a place or location and thought to yourself, I want to go there someday? Well, that sums up Pembroke Castle Wales for […]

Hampton Court Palace England History

A Palace fit for a King, Hampton Court Palace England

Hampton Court Palace, England A Palace fit for a King There is something about Palaces and Castles that are magical and makes you feel like you have stepped back in time for both young and old. Even as I sit here on […]

A boat going under the raised bascules of Tower bridge

Cool facts about Tower Bridge, London England

Cool facts about Tower Bridge, London England Tower Bridge London is a historical and fascinating English icon and is one of the most famous bridges in the world.  It has proudly stood over the River Thames since 1894, connecting the boroughs of Tower […]

The White Tower inside Tower of London

What to Do at the Tower of London England

What to do at the Tower of London England The Tower of London England is one of London’s most famous landmarks and a jewel of the British Capital. It is a place that both fascinates and horrifies everyone that visits young or […]

Looking over the watercourse to Chateau de Chantilly France

Chateau de Chantilly France

Domain Chateau de Chantilly, France From the moment that you see Domain Chateau de Chantilly France with its reflection on the water, you are automatically captured by its beauty. Set amongst 115 hectares of gardens the stunning Chateau de Chantilly is only a 25 mins train ride […]

Edam traditional houses on the canal

Edam Netherlands, A village Preserved in time

Edam Netherlands – A village Preserved in time While Edam Netherlands is not the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the Netherlands, it is not to be disregarded for a weekend break exploring the Dutch countryside. Within less than an hour from […]

Hever Castle England History MelBTravel UK

A day out at Hever Castle, England

 A day out at Hever Castle, England Hever Castle, England is the childhood home of Anne Boleyn the second wife of Henry VIII and mother of Elizabeth I. It is one of my favourite castles to visit on a day out from London and I […]