Filming location of Downton Abbey, Highclere Castle

Rolling green hills, pretty ponds, and sheep calmly grazing across vast expanses of English countryside − it was all very dreamy, as we headed towards the filming location of Downton Abbey, Highclere Castle. We’d been driving along a quiet winding road for a while and wondered where it was. “If you tilt your head to the left, [...]

7 awesome reasons to travel on the train from London to Edinburgh

You wouldn’t expect the topic ‘taking the train from London to Edinburgh’ to come up as a dinner party topic, but for us recently it did! I was enjoying a nice chilled glass of Sauvignon Blanc over dinner with friends (don’t you love the bottles with twist tops?!). I mentioned excitedly as I emptied the last [...]

What to do in Hastings, England

Don’t write this lovely little seaside area off, it’s absolutely worth your time. What to do in Hastings? History, creative experiences, shopping and yummy food await. What to do in Hastings: history Take a trip through time with us to Hastings, in Sussex, England. October 14, 1066 − a most famous date that changed the course of English [...]