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...

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...

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: 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: 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 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 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...

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...

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...

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,...