Forest Holidays, Beddgelert

Accommodation in North Wales With 10 locations over the UK, Forest Holidays is a prime destination for those looking to relax in a log cabin / tree house in the forest. We spent our mini-moon in luxurious accommodation in North Wales at Forest Holidays Beddgelert site in the Golden Oak Hideaway. Built with couples in…

Restaurants in Windsor

Restaurants in Windsor and Eton The Flaming Cow There are a number of restaurants in Windsor but quite a few are chain restaurants. We wanted some hearty grub so chose The Flaming Cow just over the bridge on Eton High Street. The atmosphere was relaxed and the staff were friendly which is always a good…

Things to do in Windsor and Eton

Things to do in Windsor and Eton Windsor is only a 25 minute train journey from London Paddington so easily accessible for a day trip or overnight stay. We visited for the Christmas festivities on a crisp sunny winter day! Hotel in Windsor We stayed at The Eton Mess Boutique bar, restaurant and rooms, one of…

Things to do in Cambridge

Things to do in Cambridge COLLEGES IN CAMBRIDGE There are 31 colleges in Cambridge University, the majority of which are in the centre but with a small number scattered outside. The biggest Oxbridge College is Trinity College, which was founded by Henry VIII in 1546. It was the inspiration for the Chariots of Fire, the…

Restaurants in Cambridge

The Old Bicycle Shop Cambridge  Situated on Regent Street is The Old Bicycle Club, named after an iconic bicycle shop – Howes Cycles – which had been open for 173 years and claimed to be the oldest bicycle shop in the country. Apparently Charles Darwin even bought a bike from Howes Cycle! The Old Bicycle…

Pubs and Bars in Cambridge

Cambridge is certainly not short of pubs and bars! Here are a selection of bars I have visited during my trips to Cambridge: Novi Cocktail Bar Novi is situated on Regent Street and is all about the day, evening and the night given it is open from 9am until 3am every day! Offering breakfast, coffee…

Restaurants and Bars in Oxford

The Varsity Club I had a lovely time visiting one of my bessies in Oxford at the weekend. Sadly the rain was tipping down for most of the day but at 4pm the sun finally decided to shine! This led me to one of the few rooftop bars in Oxford – The Varsity Club. Spread over…

Restaurants and Bars in London

Restaurants and Bars in London Check out http://www.eastlondongirl.com for brilliant ideas on where to eat drink and dance all over London.

London Itinerary

THINGS TO DO IN LONDON Every day, I find something new about London. It is a vibrant, fun and exciting place to live and probably rather daunting for a tourist arriving for only a few days. Like my trip to New York, most people will be set on seeing the main tourist attractions. My suggestions…

Restaurants and Bars in Edinburgh

RESTAURANTS IN EDINBURGH Michael’s Steak and Seafood restaurant  Home Based on Jeffrey Street, near the centre of Edinburgh is Michael’s Steak and Seafood restaurant. As the name suggests, it focuses on steak and seafood but also has vegetarian options. The restaurant has a relaxed feel and the service was warm and friendly. We had the…