Visiting The Sky Garden, London: Essential Tips From a Local Expert

aerial view of river thames with st pauls cathedral bridges and other landmarks

My hometown of London is a famously expensive city to visit. However, not all of London’s best attractions come with a hefty price tag attached. You just have to do your homework. The Sky Garden, London, a lush leafy sanctuary wrapped around the top of the so-called Walkie Talkie building, is one of these attractions. […]

Easy Epping Forest Walks: The Best Autumn Hikes in London (+ Any Other Time of Year!)

autumn leaves seen on one of the epping forest walks

Epping Forest walks provide an opportunity to view nature at its best without leaving Greater London. Autumn is my favourite season. It brings respite from the often stifling summer heat, with cool and pleasant evenings but the whispered promise of further balmy days. Although the birds begin to depart for warmer climates, plants and trees […]

The Joy of Crabbing (+ 7 Other Reasons to Visit Walberswick, Suffolk)

seagulls on breakwater in southwold harbour which is one of the best reasons to visit walberswick suffolk

Discover why crabbing is just one of the many reasons to visit Walberswick, Suffolk. Sunday morning at the Kissing Bridge in  Walberswick and the crabbers were hard at work. Young and old dangled weighted lines bearing bacon, crouching expectantly with their nets, waiting to scoop these scuttling crustaceans into plastic buckets half-filled with seawater. However, […]

8 Awesome Things to Do in Berwick-upon-Tweed: An English Gem

kayaking on river tweed is one of the best things to do in berwick upon tweed

Berwick-upon-Tweed has been shaped by centuries of conflict. Situated on the north-west coast of England, a mere four kilometres from the Scottish border, it was at the centre of a tug of war between these two nations for 300 years. After changing hands between England and Scotland a staggering 13 times, the future King Richard […]