6 Hot Destinations in the British Isles to Travel to Right Now

Most people associate the British Isles with cities – London, of course, and then Edinburgh, Manchester etc. Many miss the multiple areas of outstanding natural beauty in the British Isles – the places where British people go on their holidays! These destinations are now beginning to emerge and are becoming the hottest places to visit in the UK. Here…

Staying in Downton Abbey, Sorry, Tylney Hall & Gardens in England

  Tylney Hall and Gardens in Jane Austen’s Hampshire carries a sense of vintage grandeur and unhurried luxury Many an English drama sees a vintage vehicle swerving through tree-lined gravel to pull up outside a stately home with a flourish. Staying at Tylney Hall & Gardens allows you to make cinematic fantasy real. You can continue in the central role, walking past oak-panelled staircases and fragrant rose gardens into a a relaxed and beautiful world where you’ve landed on the better…

London at Night: A Few Fun & Unusual Ways to Enjoy the City After Hours!

Maybe you’re a night owl, maybe you’re jet-lagged, or maybe you’re a Londoner who is stuck in a rut of watching Netflix in your pyjamas and you need to get out! Well, lucky for you, there are plenty of ways to experience London at night ranging from themed bars to board game cafes, and cool gigs to late night eats, so today I’m giving…

Where Evolution Really Began: Visiting Shrewsbury in England

On the other side of the world there’s a pink-sanded shore. The water, warm and clear, brushes in and out like an easy breeze while scuttling scarlet crabs cling to glossy volcanic stone. That’s there, in the Galapagos. But I’m here, stood on cobbled stone and surrounded by white walls, medieval timber and the typical pedestrian traffic for a Saturday afternoon in the UK. Ahead of me stands a statue and something …

What Nursery Rhymes Teach Us About Travel

Today I’m going to talk about something that most of you probably haven’t thought about for ages. Nursery rhymes. Now, wait a minute, don’t click away or swipe me up on your phone to do away with me and save your battery juice. Read on. There is a link. There is a point between talking about nursery rhymes and talking about travel. And it’s about to become clear. What is …

10 Perfectly Romantic Small Towns in Europe

Rethymno, Crete/iStock When it comes to European-style romance, Venice and Paris often hog the spotlight. And while no one disagrees that those cities are made for love and lovers, small-town Europe offers some of the best places to stroll, watch a sunset, or canoodle with your better half. Just don’t get distracted by the scenery… Roussillon, France Roussillon, France/Laura Motta This picture-perfect village in Provence is barely more than a few streets winding along a hillside. Ochre deposits gave the town its name, and the houses their rich color, …

5 Classic British Dishes and Where to Get Them in London

Courtesy Poppie’s These days, London is enjoying its newfound status as a culinary capital on par with New York, Paris, or Tokyo. Here, you’ll find every kind of restaurant, and varied culinary influences from around the world. Plus, England is now re-discovering, and modernizing the best of its culinary…

The Best London West End Shows

Piccadilly Circus in London There’s a reason London comes second on the list of the world’s biggest tourist destinations. There’s no end to what you can do when visiting the UK’s capital – no matter what your budget. One of the most popular tourist attractions in the city is London West End, affectionately known as “Theatreland.” There are stacks of musicals and plays to choose from, some of which have been running for donkeys. (The longest-running West End play is Agatha Christie’…

8 places for a weekend break in the South of England

It might not feel like it right now but it’s summer holiday season and it’s time to get out and about to explore the UK. Don’t worry if you don’t have the time of money to take a full week in the sun as we’ve put together 8 gorgeous places in the South of England The post 8 places for a weekend break in the South of England appeared first on The Travel Hack.

How to Experience London on a Budget

Tower Bridge London (photo: Håkan Dahlström) On any list of the most expensive cities to visit in the world, London is bound to be present. Consequently, there is so much to see and do in the UK’s capital. The sheer amount of attractions and activities on offer is almost as mind-boggling as their cost. However – it is possible to visit London and come away feeling not only satisfied with all you’ve seen and done, but the subsequent balance of your bank account to boot. Here are some tips and tricks …

4 Day Trips From London: A Guide to Escaping The City!

There is so much more to England than London, its dynamic capital city. Shocking, I know! This isn’t meant to sound patronizing at all; this is a fact that even Londoners quite often forget. It’s all too easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of big city life, especially if that city has an incredible range of historic attractions and weekly cultural events. However, while London appears to have it…

Why Travel to London – Your Questions Answered

Image: Shutterstock.com A friend of mine came to me for advice on his next family trip. Without hesitation, I recommended he travel to London. He had a few questions, so I thought it would be good to share some of my answers, as it helped him make a decision and I hope to intrigue…

Checking In: The Rocky Horror Picture Show Castle is Now a Regal Boutique Hotel

The Oakley Court Hotel/Steve Larese If you know the steps to the Time Warp, you’ve probably already seen Oakley Court Hotel, if only in a darkened movie theater. The historic Windsor, England property served as Dr. Frank-N-Furter’s castle in Richard O’Brien’s 1975 film The Rocky Horror Picture Show and is featured prominently in the cult classic. Fans of the movie will recognize the gargoyles by the front entrance (they’re actually plaster props left from the movie), the…

Kensington Palace On A Sunny London Afternoon

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