Day 3: See the real Lake District by Bus in 1 day

The NW Explorer ticket offered by Stagecoach (shown below) is the most powerful bus day-ticket we have ever seen for the sheer coverage it provides. Below is the map of the UK with the blue lines representing a broad coverage of the NW explorer ticket. This single ticket covers 10% of the country including the entirety … Continue reading Day 3: See the real Lake District by Bus in 1 day

Lake District National Park, England

Best time to visit: British summer but we have a feeling it'll look great in fall. Top tip: Don't make Bowness the focal point of your Lake District trip. The park is spread out across a large geographic area & it gets more scenic the farther you travel from Bowness. Reasons to visit Amazing verdant landscapes: … Continue reading Lake District National Park, England

Day 2: Bowness-on-Windermere (Lake District)

Date: 29th June 2016 Day 2 Destination: The tourist hotspot of Bowness-on-Windermere. However the highlight was definitely climbing the small hill called Moor How just behind the Park Cliffe campsite. Day 2 Travel Map Costs: £3.80 (bus return) + £16 (campsite) + £3 (pasty) = £22.80 ($30) Lessons Learnt Cornish Bakery has good pasties & a … Continue reading Day 2: Bowness-on-Windermere (Lake District)

The Great Scotland Camping Trip: Day 1 (Lake District)

One half of BeyondOurHorizons recently went on a month-long camping trip (named in the title after The Great British Bake Off) around Scotland (one of the reasons this blog didn't have an update for the past month). This is the 1st post in a series that presents a day-by-day breakdown of the trip with details … Continue reading The Great Scotland Camping Trip: Day 1 (Lake District)

A Weekend in Yorkshire & Derbyshire, England

In an attempt to travel to parts of the UK not called London or Scotland, we made plans to visit some bits of the Yorkshire & Derbyshire region, lead by the city of York & the Peak District National Park. We had a lot of fun in both places as the former is a romantic & charming … Continue reading A Weekend in Yorkshire & Derbyshire, England

London, England : Attractions

London is one of the world's most popular cities for travellers to visit clocking in around 20 million visitors in 2017. It is an even more attractive destination to visit after the Sterling took a 'pound'ing making a travellers money go farther than before. Being the megalopolis that London is (which we have visited too … Continue reading London, England : Attractions