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“You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” Christopher Columbus

Jack The Ripper Tour – London England

Things to do Jack the Ripper Tour London England History

Jack the Ripper Tours is one of the most popular and famous historical tours based in East London England. With so many myths and stories about who Jack the Ripper was and why he killed so many women, it is something that is weirdly intriguing to a lot of people. Especially because it still remains […]

A day out at Hever Castle, England

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Hever Castle & Gardens 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 trip out from London and I never get tired of bringing family and friends here to learn and to explore […]

London Old Docks – Historic Pub, Food & Beer Tour

Hangman's noose at the old docks, London England Things to do in London HIstory

Combining both history and London pubs and restaurants on a tour in England will always win me over. The London Old Docks – Historic Pubs, Food & Beer Tour allows you to discover some of the oldest and most historically significant pubs located along the docks, which was known as old London town. Eating London […]

Helpful Hints for Tackling Three Peaks Challenge

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Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike & Mount Snowdon Everyone loves a challenge whether it is running a marathon, swimming the English Channel or even climbing some of the worlds highest peaks. It is what makes us humans always wanting to push ourselves to the limit or that little bit more. Completing the Three Peaks Challenge took […]

What to see at Kensington Palace London

Kingston Palace

What to see at Kensington Palace London One of my first memories of Kensington Palace London was seeing all the floral tributes piled up on the golden iron gates on the TV. It was to honour the late Lady Diana, Princess of Wales, who had lived there before her tragic passing in 1997. Fast forward to today and […]

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 me. I watched the movie version of the romantic novel “Me before You” (I warn you, […]

A Palace fit for a King, Hampton Court Palace England

Hampton Court Palace England History

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 the green grass in the gardens of Hampton Court Palace England writing notes, there are children dressed up running around pretending they are princesses and kings. […]

Learn to Snowboard or Ski in England

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The Snow Centre Hemel Hempstead Learn to Snowboard or Ski  Learning to Ski or Snowboard before the season starts can really boost your confidence on the slopes. The best bit is you can do it right here in England at The Snow Centre, London’s closest indoor real snow slope. It is not just for beginners either, The Snow Centre  is also a […]

Cool Facts About the Tower Bridge in London England

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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 Hamlets and Southwark together. Meaning that there is no surprise that there would be so many facts about Tower Bridge, London. Tower […]

What to Do at the Tower of London England

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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 old. It is also one of my favourite places to take family and friends when they […]