Great Britain

48 hours in Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

BY ANUBHUTI RANA Quaint, quiet, peaceful, serene, idyllic…these adjectives, at the cost of sounding repetitively synonymous – or –synonymously repetitive (ha!), do describe Stratford at first glance. Only. Dig deeper and you’ll discover literary history.[Read More…]

by December 16, 2016 #WhereisAJ, Great Britain

The Beatles Story – Liverpool, UK | Video

Whether you are a fan of the Beatles or not, you have to visit The Beatles Story in #Liverpool, UK. Relive the story of their lives and career in this museum. Tune in to walk[Read More…]

10 Days in UK: Last Stop – London

Day 10: London There was only one planned activity on the last day – a Rib Cruise on the river Thames. You have to do it to know what it is. An inflated speed boat[Read More…]

10 Days in UK: Days 8-9 – In the Cotswolds

Day 8: Liverpool to The Cotswolds I checked out early for a four hour train ride to Moreton-in-Marsh in the Costwolds with two changes on the way. I was more excited about this stop than[Read More…]

10 Days in UK: Day 7 – In Liverpool

Day 7: In Liverpool When you are in Liverpool, you have to touch the spirit of the most famous sons of the city – at the Beatles Story. This museum walks you through the life[Read More…]

10 Days in UK: Day 6 – Lake District to Liverpool

Day 6: Lake District to Liverpool Pity I had only half a day to spend in Lake District. A two-hour train journey with one change took me to the city of the Beatles. Took a[Read More…]

10 Days in UK: Day 5 – Newcastle to Lake District

Day 5: Newcastle – Lake District A two hour train journey brought me to Penrith in the Lake District, after a change in Carlisle. The ride itself was spectacular through rolling hills with sheep and[Read More…]

10 Days in UK: Day 4 – In Newcastle

Day 4: In Newcastle At my guide Tom’s advice, I took a half hour train ride the following day to Tynemouth on the coast – and am I glad I did! A picturesque beach with[Read More…]

10 Days in UK: Day 3 – Glasgow to Newcastle

Day 3: Glasgow to Newcastle I took a cab to the Queen Street station – the driver grumbled it was a five minute walk, and he lost his turn at the rank for a more[Read More…]

10 Days in UK: Day 2 – Exploring Glasgow

Day 2: In Glasgow An early start, with lots on the agenda. Took a local train to Pollok Country Park – reminding me of Glasgow roughly meaning ‘Dear Green Park’ (from Celtic ‘glas’ and ‘cu’).[Read More…]