Destinations for Fun

THE SATURDAY CITY: UTRECHT

October 15, 2018

minutes south of Amsterdam in The Netherlands. A fairly large city (population 250,000) with a university whose proximity to Amsterdam makes it a big residential and commercial area, Utrecht was where a friend of mine lived. Having never seen it (and despite his protests that there wasn’t anything to see), I was determined to see Utrecht. My last […]

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Why you should tour England in the off-season (and avoid summer)

October 15, 2018

England in summer is like another country. When I lived in London, you could tell the sun was shining even from the underground. People are smiling with a spring in their step, and when you finally come above ground, it feels like another planet. Chatter, laughter, pubs over spilling, park picnic lunches taking over. There […]

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A Quick Guide to the 11 Edinburgh Festivals in 2019

October 15, 2018

Edinburgh is a stunning city and is by far my favourite in the UK. Between its history, the warmth of the Scottish people, the grand architecture and the ever-increasing creative scene it’s a true rival to London for your UK visit. Whilst most people know about Edinburgh Fringe Festival there are actually 11 unique festivals that take […]

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