Planning A Trip


London Itinerary: The Perfect 5 Days

London is an incredible city, filled with sights to explore, museums to visit and things to do. While you can capture the essence of the city during a 3-day stay, 5 days in London gives you a chance to get to know the city better and even plan a day trip out of London. However, London has never been a […]


Things to Do on a Summer Visit to London

The short “blink and you’ll miss it” British summer is getting closer and closer. Soon the grey clouds and cold winds will depart, making way for blue skies, hot sunshine and warm breezes. So try out some of the things on our list for a perfect summer visit to London. Visit London Zoo Whether you’re with your partner, some friends, […]


3 Days in London: Itinerary Ideas

London is one of the most fascinating cities in the world. It’s a place filled with culture, history, excellent nightlife and a lot of things to do. The following itinerary is based on my 5-days stay in London (back in March 2011). Among the sites visited are: British Museum, Tower of London, Tower Bridge, Bucking Palace, Trafalgar Square, St. Paul’s […]


Top Day Trips from London by Train

With such a great collection of accommodation in London, many tourists choose to extend their stay in the capital so they can explore the surrounding area by taking day trips from their London hotel. To enjoy the journey and miss the traffic, you can catch a train out to visit one of England’s most famous cathedral or university cities; enjoy […]


Getting from Stansted Airport to Gatwick (and return)

London Stansted Airport is the third busiest airport in the UK and a major hub for the low-cost carriers. While London Gatwick is the second busiest airport in the country and also receives plenty of low cost flights from Europe. Once you arrive in London and need to take another plane to other British city or other European city, you’ll […]


Getting from London to Wales (and return)

Wales is part of the UK and travelers are attracted to it because of the natural landscape , the history and culture. Cardiff is the capital of Wales and the largest urbane area. Other notable cities in Wales are: Caernarfon – home to the Caernarfon Castle , one of the best preserved in Wales -, Conwy – medieval, fortified town […]


Getting from London to Belfast (and return)

Belfast is the capital and the largest city in Northern Ireland, UK. It is the second largest city on the island of Ireland after Dublin and is located at the mouth of the River Lagan. Getting from London to Belfast involves crossing the sea, so you’ll need to add the ferry into the route, whether you travel by bus, train […]


Getting from Glasgow to London (and return)

Glasgow is the biggest city in Scotland and is located on the banks of the River Clyde. The third largest city in the UK remains an important industrial center, but over the years, the culture, architecture and music have gained a lot more importance. It is now a center of tourism, commerce and culture, being one of the most visited […]


Getting from London to Brighton (and return)

Brighton is charming seaside resort on the south coast of England. What started as a small sleepy fishing village, over the centuries gain more and more importance. With the development of the railways, the city really started to boom and now is a good place to escape the capital of London, which is located near-by. Its proximity to London means […]


Getting from London to Bristol (and return)

Bristol ranks fourth in the top destinations in England , having a long maritime history and offering a variety of activities. During the summer, the city comes to life thanks to the many festivals taking place here. Although the city is served by Bristol Airport (BRS), the ninth busiest airport in the UK, and a major base for both Ryanair […]