Tagged England

Fountains Abbey, North Yorkshire, England
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Discover Quintessential England at Fountains Abbey, North Yorkshire

If rolling green hills, castles and quaint cobble streets is the ‘England’ you’re after then you must go to North Yorkshire. In the past, quite a few people I’ve met on my travels envisage England being filled with country life and love the idea of spending an idyllic afternoon drinking High Tea and taking a…

London Bridge, The Thames, Sunset, night. romantic
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5 OF THE MOST ROMANTIC CITIES IN EUROPE

I’m not a romantic. But Europe has made me feel romantic. The right environment can send you to the lofty heights of enrapture. There are places that move you from exhilaration to exhilaration, sweeping up everything in your wake, blasting through the town without barely stopping for a breath. I don’t think there’s a greater…

The Bronte Moors, West Yorkshire
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CELEBRATE YORKSHIRE TALES ON NATIONAL POETRY DAY

What do Ted Hughes, Alan Bennett, W H Auden, Tony Harrison, Simon Armitage and the Bronte sisters have in common? Besides the glaringly obvious answer that they are all famous writers, the answer I’m looking for is Yorkshire. All of these writers were born in Yorkshire, and have used their birthplace as the setting to…

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