This seems like ages ago now but it was only back in March that I went away for a few days to York.  I’ve been to York so many times both as an adult and a child and I have always loved the city.  This time the visit was all about the food!  Three days of visiting as many lovely food places as we could and fitting in a little sight seeing around the city between places. York is probably famous for three things; The Minster, The Shambles and Betty’s Tea Shop.  This visit to York included all three. In… View Post

This week I was invited along to the preview night at The Head Of Steam, a new bar in Temple St, Birmingham that opened yesterday  The Head of Steam are a group of bars owned by Camerons Brewery.  Until recently the bars were mostly situated in the North East and Yorkshire.  The opening of the Birimgham venue along with bars in Leicester and Nottingham see the company moving further south and I can honestly say this is a great move as Head Of Steam have brought something special to Birmingham. As you enter the bar at street level there a… View Post

Source Why spend a fortune on a holiday abroad when you can have a perfectly wonderful time at home? Not only will you save yourself some money, but you won’t have to endure the terrible mistakes that many travelers make at this time of year. Forgotten passports? Falling prey to tourist scams? You can avoid all of that stress with a summer staycation. To help you make the most of your time though, here are some tips we hope you will find useful. Get your home summer ready, with everything you need to relax in your own surroundings. Sort the garden out,… View Post

If you intend to travel long-term, and yet still manage to pursue your career, you will need to make sure that you are thinking about how you can manage that. The truth is that both of these disparate ends can be achieved together, but you need to be clever about it and make sure that you are giving each the attention they truly deserve. However, you can do that more easily than you might think, and it is highly likely that you will be able to progress your career quite far while being out on the road. In this article,… View Post

Traveling is so fun and exhilarating, and I always look to get the most out of it. There is so much wonder and beauty beyond our shores, and we owe it to ourselves to enjoy and experience it. There is so much opportunity awaiting us just a plane ride away. But, all travellers make mistakes that can sometimes impact on their journey in a negative sense. I know I’ve made my fair share in the past, and I’m sure you have too. The best way to avoid these mistakes? Learn from others! Overpacking Source You might think that underpacking is… View Post