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,...

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 -...

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...

RHS Chelsea Flower Show, London: All Things Bright and Beautiful

In a world revolving around technology, the RHS Chelsea Flower Show is a reminder of the simple beauty of life. Urban habitats are largely...

10 Days in UK: Day 1 – Getting to Glasgow

Day 1: London - Glasgow Train from London Euston to Glasgow Central. Departed at 08:30 to arrive at 13:00. The journey was uneventful and comfortable....

A Game of Cricket – At the RHS Chelsea Flower Show,...

Cricketing greens took a new meaning at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show in London - with the ‘British Council Garden India: A Billion...

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...

8 Reasons Why I Will Always Prefer Dorsett Shepherds Bush in...

Selecting a hotel in a big city like London can be a daunting task. There will usually be a compromise - it’s never easy...