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6 of the best…pubs and bars in London

Despite reports of the huge number of pubs closing each week in the UK (which has now thankfully slowed) there are still – literally – thousands of boozers still going strong in the capital. Choosing six of them may seem like a bonkers proposition but we’re not ones to shy away from a challenge. So […]

The best Christmas markets in London

We’ve already visited the Christmas markets of Berlin, Paris, Stockholm, New York, Copenhagen, Rome and Amsterdam. Today we’re back in Britain to see what the capital has to offer. The number of markets keeps on growing and there is an appealing trend away from the more garish flashing lights and plasticky decor of years past towards a more traditional […]

Experience the best of the English countryside in the Lake District

Photo credit: Ennor via photopin cc Cumbria and the Lake District is an area in the north-west of England that is justifiably popular with both locals and visitors alike. Boasting the country’s highest mountains, Hadrian’s Wall, some sixteen lakes and a stretch of wild coastline it’s the perfect place to stay if you want to […]