Posts Tagged ‘United Kingdom’

Some of my favorite places in the UK

Sunday, April 29th, 2012

Beautiful places to visit in the UK


Travel Tips for The UK

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Travel is an adventure – you are leaving behind your normal, everyday life in order to experience another culture. Traveling is one of the best ways to learn about the world, and to learn about yourself. When you travel, you are cut loose from the support that you normally have at home, and you must learn to function on your own.


Compton Castle and Traveling Off the Beaten Path

Friday, August 6th, 2010

Compton castle was home to Sir Humphrey Gilbert, known for attempt at colonization in Newfoundland. He was also the half-brother of Sir Walter Raleigh. Humphrey’s mother, Katherine Champernowne, remarried after Humphrey’s father died. For those interested in Tudor history, this Katherine Champernowne was the niece of Kat Ashley (governess of Queen Elizabeth I).


Inexpensive Hotels in the UK

Monday, October 26th, 2009

When you are heading to the United Kingdom, it pays to check out These no-frills hotels are clean and comfortable. However, if you like having a phone in your room, you might want to choose another hotel. When traveling it is important to know what you want. When I travel, I am mainly looking […]