London =/= England

Last week I got into conversation with a family from the US who were (understandably) flummoxed by the convoluted process of trying to buy train tickets so they could go and see Windsor Castle as […]


Whitby Abbey

Bran Stoker’s Dracula was published in 1897, but over 120 years later visitors still flock to the little seaside town of Whitby in North Yorkshire to see what inspired the writer to pen his iconic […]


Caernarfon Castle, Wales

I’ve previously written about Conwy Castle and Caernarfon is another of Edward I’s Iron Ring of colossal fortresses built in the 13th century to establish English dominance over Wales. Caernarfon is a brute of a […]