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Budget travel guide for London

Budget Travel Guide for London

No one who truly considers themselves a globetrotter has the respect of their fellow nomads until they’ve been to one of the big cities. And they certainly don’t come any bigger than London. The icing on the cake then - the feat that gets you your ‘traveller’s merit badge,’ so to speak - is when you get to travel to London and cover all the famous sights and sounds on a budget. That’s something worth bragging about. Worry not - I’ve got you covered. Whoever said that the best things in life are free certainly knew their way around an expensive city. It’s true that many of the famous places come with exorbitant price tags, but when there is so much on offer, all you need is a keen nose for picking out the free stuff. Trust me, there is a lot to choose from. This Budget Travel Guide for…
3-Day Itinerary for Oxford UK

3-Day Itinerary for Oxford UK

Oxford is associated with one of the most prestigious universities in the world, but the city is much more than a hub for bookworms! Oxford is full of charming, winding alleyways that house boutiques and the many unique bookshops (the city’s Blackwells Bookshop is the largest bookstore in the world). Oxford is home to a range of fascinating museums and it is a place where you can re-live scenes from movies like “Harry Potter” (you will find the “Great Staircase” from the movie in Oxford’s Christ Church) and “Narnia”, when looking at the special lion-marked door close to the University Church of St Mary the Virgin. What to see, where to go; with our curated 3-day Oxford itinerary, you will not miss any of Oxford’s tourist highlights! Plan your trip to The UK Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID travel requirements and restrictions for the UK.  Need…
48 Hours in Bristol - 2 Day Itinerary

48 Hours in Bristol – 2 Day Itinerary

Bristol was voted the best place to live in the United Kingdom in 2017 and if you visit this cool and eclectic city which straddles the Avon River, you too will fall in love with the charm! Off the tourist radar, Bristol has a thriving music and arts scene, which includes lots of amazing street art. Bristol was home to the world-famous graffiti artist Banksy and many of his works can be found all over different areas of the city. The cobbled streets and Georgian terraces makes for the perfect trip back in time and it’s no wonder that the TV series “Sherlock” filmed several of their episodes there. In fact, if you find the clock above St. Nick’s marketplace, you will see Bristol to London time marked upon it. Before GMT was introduced, a time difference of 15 minutes set London and Bristol apart and trains were able to…
The Ultimate Guide to Liverpool

The Ultimate Guide to Liverpool

Found overlooking the Irish Sea on the north-west coastline of England, Liverpool is a city that is well known and well visited for its musical and cultural heritage. This is the city that the Beatles called home, where Liverpool Football Club are based and where museums and galleries quite literally line the streets. Despite the outwardly grey appearance that’s a legacy of the city’s roots as an industrial center and important harbor, Liverpool is very much a vibrant and enthralling place to visit. From exploring the waterfront at Albert Dock to hanging out in the city’s many musical venues after dark there’s a lot happening in Liverpool and there are a lot of great things to see and do. To help inspire your trip to the city here’s our ultimate travel guide to Liverpool. Plan your trip to the UK Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID travel…
3 Day Itinerary for Bristol and Bath - 2 Cities 1 Trip

3 Day Itinerary for Bristol and Bath – 2 Cities 1 Trip

Bristol is known for its edgy street murals and vibrant fine art scene whereas Bath is a city of tradition, stunning architecture, cultural centres and heritage museums. With our curated itinerary for a 3 days explorations of both cities, you will get the best of both worlds! From modern artworks by Yoko Ono, through ruins of ancient Roman SPA complexes, all the way to Jane Austen’s favourite park grounds - this trip takes you all the way! Plan your trip to the UK Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID travel requirements and restrictions for the UK.  Need data for your trip to the UK? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Don't forget to get Travel Insurance, it's best to always be prepared! I would recommend travel…
The Ultimate Guide to Cornwall

The Ultimate Guide to Cornwall

Cornwall is one of the UK’s hidden gems for foreign tourists. During the summer, British people flock to the beautiful beaches and seaside towns to enjoy the stunning coastal walks and excellent food in the area, yet Cornwall attracts very few foreign tourists. Full of charming seaside towns and villages, Cornwall is one of the UK’s most beautiful regions. The area was inhabited since the Neolithic and Bronze ages and was later populated by Britons, they were descendants of the Celts and you can see Celtic motifs all around Cornwall as well as incredibly difficult-to-pronounce place names. The people of Cornwall have a strong sense of Cornish identity and some of them even retain their language, Cornish. They do not appreciate being mistaken as English so remember to avoid this when addressing them. The area was once popular for mining and farming and the agricultural industry continues to thrive to…
25 Things to do in Oxford - That People Actually Do !

25 Things to do in Oxford – That People Actually Do !

Best known for the prestigious Oxford University, the small city of Oxford is also a wonderful destination for travellers. As it is home to the oldest English-speaking university in the world, there is a diverse range of English architecture and a rich history in education and publishing here. Located in South Central England, Oxford is only an hour away from London and three hours from Liverpool. If you’re travelling around the United Kingdom, a visit to this charming city shouldn’t be missed. Thinking about planning a trip and are curious about what to see in Oxford? You’ll quickly learn that there is an endless amount of attractions, activities, and sites to see. Keep reading to discover 25 things to do in Oxford, England. Plan your trip to the UK Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID travel requirements and restrictions for the UK.  Need data for your trip…
The Best Day trips from London

The Best Day trips from London

With cultural institutions like the TATE Modern or the British Museum, a vibrant theatre and musical scene, abundant shopping opportunities and an intriguing modern culinary culture, London can be a hard place to leave when you're visiting for a couple of days. Nevertheless, the English capital can become overwhelming, and when you need an escape from its urban bustle, there will be a lot of places you can explore in just one day. Read our guide to best day trips from London! Plan your trip to the UK Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID travel requirements and restrictions for the UK.  Need data for your trip to the UK? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Don't forget to get Travel Insurance, it's best to always be…
Ultimate Travel Guide to Oxford

Ultimate Travel Guide to Oxford

The dreamy spires of Oxford rise high above the countryside of the Cotswolds, forming an iconic skyline to a city that has long attracted visitors from across the world. Oxford England has many charms, and this historic city is home to not only the famous Oxford University and its unique array of colleges, but to museums, libraries and pubs that have stood here for centuries. This is a place that’s steeped in heritage, and it’s easy to be swept up in the elegant culture of Oxford. You can punt along the River Thames, stroll through the ramshackle, medieval streets of Oxford city centre or head into the Cotswolds to experience classic little England at its finest. Here’s our ultimate travel guide to Oxford! This ultimate travel guide to Oxford will show you all the most beautiful places in Oxford, what to expect when visiting, where to stay in Oxford and…
Fabulous Things to do in Brighton

Fabulous Things to do in Brighton

Hometown of the legendary Brighton Pier, is getting more popular among British and international tourists. And very rightfully so! If loads of tasty foods, great places for indie and high-street shopping, beach walks and vibrant cultural scene sound good to you, you shouldn’t wait any longer to pay Brighton a visit! Plan your trip to England Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID travel requirements and restrictions for the UK.  Need data for your trip to England? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to learn how to travel on a Budget? Check out our dedicated “Budget Conscious Travel Guide” Read more on England: Where to stay in London – Close to Famous attractions for First-time visitors London on a Budget – A How to Guide! London Sightseeing Tour…