Tag: UK

London Eye

England – London Eye

We’d been living in London for nearly 18-months when Risa’s parents came to visit. We’ve both seen the London Eye, up close and from a far, but had…

Yorkshire Dales

England – Yorkshire Dales

For our trip to the Lake District with the in-laws, we actually ended up staying just outside in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, as we had better accommodation…

Lake District

England – The Lake District

Continuing our journey with Risa’s parents, we left the quaint villages of the Cotswolds, and made our way to the very north of England. We’d found a beautiful…

Cotswolds England

England – Cotswolds with the In-laws

Risa’s parents came to visit us here in London, and rather than spend a week-and-a-bit stuck in the city, we hired a little car and had a very…

Lost Village Festival

England – Lost Village Festival

There is no shortage of weekend music festivals during the brief summer months in the U.K. This festival was unknown to me, but with the secluded wooded ‘abandoned…

Scottish Border Region

Scotland – Scottish Border Region and Hadrian’s Wall

The grey skies and rain continued as we gradually made our way back to London from Edinburgh. Lonely Planet listed a few ruins in the eastern border region…

Edinburgh

Scotland – Edinburgh

One of our main motivators for visiting Scotland was to spend New Years in Edinburgh, and join in the Hogmanay Festival. Of course, I’d wanted to visit for…

Glasgow

Scotland – Glasgow

Admittedly, we only spent a few hours here (and most of them were in the cold, cold rain). It was amazing the number of pubs and kebab shops…

Stirling Castle

Scotland – Stirling Castle

We visited Stirling Castle on a quick day trip from our friend’s place in Glasgow. It was only a short drive, however with the sunlight hours being so…