Skip to content

Tag: Travel guide

Why York is and always will be, my favourite place

For me, York feels like coming home. Yes, I lived close to the city when I was little, visited multiple times and now one of my closest friends lives up there. But it’s more than that.  Maybe it’s the beauty. Maybe it’s the history. Maybe it’s the wonderful yet indecipherable Northern accent. I can’t put my finger on it, but…

Leave a Comment

6 things Oxford has that Cambridge doesn’t

Unless you live in Oxford or Cambridge, you may not be aware of the intense rivalry between the two prestigious university towns. And this is no normal rivalry. It dates back to around 1208 when some Oxford scholars took refuge in Cambridge while fleeing from some irate Oxford towns-folk (probably because they thought they were better than everyone else, even…

1 Comment

A guide to Brighton and why it’s so undeniably cool

Brighton is a cool place. But on the face of it, Brighton really doesn’t seem like anything special. It’s a little coastal town in the UK that used to be a resort where the posh Londoners could “get away from it all”.  But somehow, against all the odds, it has managed to avoid the decay suffered by other British resort…

2 Comments

5 reasons to LOVE the Lake District

Having grown up in the South East of the UK, I never really ventured “up north”. To me it was a distant place shrouded in rain, clouds and the sometimes beautiful, sometimes utterly incoherent Northern accent. (Go listen to Alex Turner from the Arctic Monkeys talk, you’ll see what I mean).  Aside from York (which I ADORE) and then Scotland,…

Leave a Comment