Places to Go

From major cities to the off-the-beaten-track destinations, we’ve got this place covered. We’ll share the hidden gems that only a local can discover.



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 […]

London Itinerary: The Perfect 5 Days


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 […]

3 Days in London: Itinerary Ideas



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 […]

Getting from London to Bristol (and return)



I’ve just been to London this March. During the 5-day vacation it didn’t rain, we used the tube to get around and visited everything we planned to. London is not cheap but it’s possible to get by on a low daily budget. Our hotel – gracefully located right by two tube stations, offering links to the entire city – offered […]

Visit London



If you only have a short time and want to maximize your use of it and see the West of England and a small part of Wales, this is a great tour. Booking and information Stumbling towards the tube at 7am, you make your way to the Haggis Adventures office near Victoria Station to book in for the tour. The […]

5 Day Brit-Explorer with Haggis Tours



The eighth East End Film Festival starts this week, running from 17-24 April at a number of cinemas and other venues around the East End of London including the Cineworld West India Quay, the Genesis Mile End Cinema, the Rich Mix cinema in Shoreditch, the Stratford Picture House and the Rio Cinema. The festival started out as a way to […]

East End Film Festival



Kenwood House, the 18th century stately home on the eastern side of Hampstead Heath, is holding a new season of summer Picnic Concerts this year, tickets for which are now on sale. The house is set in a lovely secluded part of the Heath with expansive lawns and a lake in front of it and if the weather’s fine should […]

Kenwood House Picnic Concerts