Finding Paddington Bear at Paddington Station

During my trip to London this weekend, I had a little extra spare time to kill before heading home thanks to a cancelled train. So I went in hunt of the famous Paddington Bear at Paddington station! Paddington Bear at Paddington Station London, England Literary significance of Paddington Bear at Paddington station "Mr and Mrs [...]

My top ten historical destinations in Europe

There are countless historical destinations in Europe to choose between when planning your travels. Anyone who lives here is gifted with easy access to thousands of museums, castles, palaces, fortresses and monuments covering millennia of European history. Anyone outside of Europe usually makes a point to visit at least a few of these (in between, [...]

Review: Bletchley Park

Bletchley Park - the home of British codebreakers who cracked the enigma machine in World War II. As both a history and computer nerd, I've been wanting to go for a while. After watching The Imitation Game and Hidden Figures, I finally got round to organising a visit as the March / April destination for my 'explore the UK' [...]

New Year’s Resolutions

The last time I made a new year's resolution I was ten. Generally I'm not a massive fan of the concept considering how much they often seem to revolve around willpower and vanish within a few weeks. But this year I thought about it a bit differently regarding things I'd like to do and came [...]

Mini adventure: dragons and beaches

I'm a big fan of the concept of mini adventures, or micro adventures as Sebastian Solberg likes to call them. The idea is simple: It’s easy to get bogged down by all the day-to-day pressures and get stuck in a continuous cycle of work and life commitments. However, having new experiences and pushing ourselves out [...]