Just Back From BRITAIN BY TRAIN

I recently went to the UK on a journey by train… some of you have been following the same on social media. While I...

Great Britain: A Journey by Train

When I was approached by Visit Britain, the national tourism agency of the UK, a few months ago to cover the country’s touristic attractions,...

The Joy of First Class Train Travel in UK: 10 Reasons

I love travelling by train in Europe including in the UK. The trains are usually comfortable no matter the class - but I discovered...

10 Days in UK: Day 0 – Landing in London

Planning to visit the UK soon, and looking for an itinerary? You can get a million permutations, and then some more. Check out mine...

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 -...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...