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 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...

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: 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...

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 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 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....

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...

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...