England

Landscape of York at the Ouse River in England

Where to Stay in York: Best Areas and Accommodation

York is a city in England famed for its many great attractions from York Minster to the Shambles and the Jorvik Viking Centre. But where to stay in York to get the most out of a trip to this wonderful city? Below, you’ll discover the best places to stay in York with some great hotels ...
Jack the Ripper in old London

Top 7 Jack The Ripper Tours in London

London is a city packed with fun and interesting things to do from top museums and attractions to castles, palaces, parks, and more. But the city also has a dark history and one of the best ways to explore the underbelly of Victorian London is on one of the many Jack the Ripper tours. But ...
Shrimp scampi being sauted in a pan

A Foodie’s Guide to Yorkshire: Must-Try Dishes

Food in Yorkshire is a real treat and the county has more than its fair share of famous foods for visitors to try. From the humble Kit Kit, a coffee break favorite for many (myself included), to Yorkshire puddings, crab, scampi (another favorite), and Wensleydale cheese, Yorkshire is an excellent destination for foodies. North Yorkshire ...
Howard Park in North Yorshire, England, 15 miles north of York

10 Fun Day Trips from York: Top Sights and Activities

York in northern England is a wonderful city with so many great things to see and do such as the cathedral, the River Ouse (pronounced like loose), and the picturesque lanes of the Shambles. The great thing about the city is its location not far from the coast and its three large national parks, meaning ...
Overlooking view of Porthminster Beach in St Ives, Cornwall.

Best Time to Visit England (Weather and Costs)

England is a fantastic destination at any time of the year thanks to its many indoor and outdoor attractions. However, the summer months are the best time to visit England to get the most out of the country’s stunning beaches, national parks, festivals, and historic sites. Aside from a six-year stint in China, I’ve lived ...
The stunning English Gothic style cathedral and metropolitical Church of Saint Peter in York, England.

15 Fun Things To Do in York, England

York is a city in the north of England famed for its cathedral, quaint cobbled streets and for its many excellent museums. Discover the best things to do in York from exploring the city’s links with the chocolate industry (and of course have a taste) to its Roman and Viking past. There are so many ...