Part three and the final leg of our UK Road Trip takes us from Scotland to Ireland. From Edinburgh through Cumbria’s Lake District where Beatrix Potter once dreamt up Peter Rabbit, through Yorkshire to delve into my ancestry and finally to the mythical Ireland we love, to be with family.
It’s Royal Wedding Day and it’s bright and sunny in the UK. We’re on the move and there’s excitement in the air as we further explore England. This leg of Road Trip UK follows the road from Bath in the county of Somerset to London, where the FA football final was played that day, via Castle Combe and the historical market town of Lacock.
Part 2 of our travels in March as we start to explore England and visit Wantage, Newbury, Bedford and St Ives.
This is how we shop, cook and dine while travelling from place to place almost weekly. Full disclosure of all things food, our grocery spending and shopping for a family of five, based on our first 3 months of full time travel. This is the type of practical information we look for before we travel to a new country and rarely find in one place.
Windsor, home of the Queen of England, Queen Elizabeth II, and the magical place where Prince Harry and Meghan got married this past weekend. We were there and we left just in time to miss the wedding mania that engulfed royal Windsor. Phew!
On the last day of the Easter school holidays, we spontaneously decide to visit Legoland in Windsor. Here is how NOT to do Legoland with five mistakes we think you can avoid. We include costs and information on visiting the resort with children and under 3’s.Read More »A Day At Legoland
Woking, the place of the mad, the bad and the dead: the introductory phrase as you enter the Woking Story museum send chills down my spine. We’re happy to report that modern-day Woking is not that scary anymore and that we had a good time there. Read on for more information including lots of photos, costs and our version of things to do in Woking with children.
This is the post I searched for and couldn’t find when we were planning to travel from South Africa to the United Kingdom. Here’s information about the actual costs and logistics of our travel from South Africa to the United Kingdom covering our experience of travel documentation requirements, credit card applications, cars, banks, accommodation and phones. All in one place!
The flights are booked. The countdown starts. Time flies when you have a million things to do!