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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 […]

Free Self-guided walking tour in Nicosia Cyprus

Best things to do in Nicosia Cyprus

Nicosia Cyprus (also known as Lefkosia) is a fascinating walled city with a unique star shape. It is the capital and the largest city of the island of Cyprus and the only divided capital in the world. One of the best ways to get around the walled city and experience it like a local is […]

5 Interesting things to learn before you head to Havana Cuba

Old town street of Havana, Cuba

Havana Cuba is definitely one of the most colourful places that I have visited over the years with its old colonial period buildings and people cruising around in their vintage cars,  You really do feel like you have stepped back in time when you are exploring this vibrant city.  It is full of interesting history which […]

Whiskey tasting with a deadly twist – Irish Whiskey Museum Dublin

What to do in Dublin whiskey tasting History

They say you learn something new every day but to learn more than two things in a day I think is pretty good, especially when it involves alcohol. A trip to the Irish Whiskey Museum in Dublin was not only fun but educational at the same time. The Irish Whiskey Museum would have to be […]

A day out at Hever Castle, England

Hever Castle England History MelBTravel UK

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 […]

Best Things to do in Chambéry France

Best Things to do in Chambéry France

Chambéry France is a charming Alpine town with a population of around 50,000. It is situated in the southeast of France is apart of the Savoie Mont Blanc region and definitely a place that pleasantly surprised me in all the right ways. It had everything that I look for in a weekend break, great local food […]

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 […]

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. […]