An Oxford Scholar

Monday, August 5, 2019

The sun was shining as our local tour guide Louis introduced us to Oxford ‘The City of Dreaming Spires’, less than an hour from London by train. Oxford revolves around its prestigious University and our guide Louis was about to introduce us to this world-famous city.  As we wandered around the majestic sandstone buildings, we…

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The Old Rectory Tearoom

Sunday, August 4, 2019

A hidden gem in the heart of the Cotswalds is The Old Rectory Tearoom in Castle Combe.  It is not widely advertised so luckily it was part of our Back Roads Tour.  We walked to the door which was like a stables entrance of the gorgeous stone building dating back to 1490. We peeked our…

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North Ireland ‘Emerald Isle’ Tour

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Escape to the beauty and history of the “Emerald Isle” on your guided tour of Ireland. Begin your escape into the green farms and sweeping seashores without the large crowds or costs of the “busy” travel season. You’ll begin in the fair city of Dublin. See the statues lining O’Connell Street—Dublin’s main thoroughfare with its…

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UK & Ireland Highlights

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Ready to uncover the best of Britain and Ireland on an awesome trip? Travel from ancient ruins to modern metropolises while exploring ancient castles and fortresses, traditional pubs and restaurants, timeless market towns and prestigious universities. Exploring over 2,000 years of history and a variety of distinct cultures (all squeezed into five fantastic, yet distinct,…

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Experience Britain’s Highlights

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

This adventure delves deep into Britain’s history and culture. In England, we’ll trace the footsteps of writers and poets, while in North Wales and Scotland, our journey takes in spectacular scenery and dramatic castles. On this trip you will: Discover Britain’s literary greats at the Bronte Parsonage Museum, Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top Farm and William…

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Cycle the Scottish Highlands

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Cycle from Inverness, the capital of the Scottish Highlands, along the shores of Loch Ness to Fort William. During this week long trip we cycle along scenic paths and quiet forest trails with opportunities enroute to spot the wildlife of the region including red deer, stag or golden eagle. A day in Fort William is…

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Cliffs of Moher 

Friday, April 26, 2019

If you’re wanting a jaw-dropping view where mountain and ocean meet, then I suggested you visit the Cliffs of Moher! Walking along the jagged mountain formations I was instantly smiling at my surroundings. Cliffs that stretch for kilometres east and west with the rough blue ocean out in front, nature is putting on a fine…

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Highlands Day Tour

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Driving through the hazy green moors of Scotland was a dream come true. To be guided through such history and scenery was fantastic. Driving past old abandoned huts and large cattle farms, it was easy to picture how the locals, centuries ago, would have lived off the land. The highlight was driving through Glencoe –…

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Visiting Castell Dinas Bran in Wales

Monday, April 15, 2019

In the beautiful quaint town of Llangollen, the ruins of a medieval castle by the name of Castell Dinas Bran jut out from a steep hill just outside the town and provoke a sense of adventure; to hike up and explore the castle. After a steep and slippery walk, I was rewarded and wowed with…

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Walk to the Glenfinnan Viaduct

Monday, January 7, 2019

To be immersed in the green fields and rolling hills of Scotland is a dream come true, especially heading towards a grand and famous viaduct. My friend and I planned to visit the Glenfinnan Bridge whilst we were in Scotland, for a quick photo op. What we weren’t expecting was how amazing that photo opportunity…

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