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5 Reasons Blackpool is Better than Las Vegas

5 Reasons Blackpool is Better than Las Vegas

Just kidding. Blackpool is not better than Vegas.Christine really wanted to see a full-on, in all its glory, British seaside resort. And Blackpool, the mother of all British seaside resorts, was sort of on the way between Cheshire, where we were visiting...
A Weekend in Conwy

A Weekend in Conwy

If you are in or near North Wales, we highly recommend a weekend in Conwy.  Across from Llandudno and easily accessible by train or car, much of the town is still contained within the town walls and is overseen by the 13th century Conwy Castle of King ...
Haggis in the Highlands - Our Trip to Scotland

Haggis in the Highlands - Our Trip to Scotland

After spending a few days hiking in the Lake District in England, we drove north to Scotland. Avoiding a stop in Gretna Green (the elopement capital of the UK), we drove north around Glasgow, past the beautiful Loch Lomond and Glencoe, and into the Highlands...
Hiking the hills of the Lake District

Hiking the hills of the Lake District

We just finished an amazing 3 weeks touring the UK. We saw friends, family, and explored some great places. (Please see our previous posts on Yorkshire and Blackpool ).Neither of us are really “big city” people. Christine grew up in small-town Ont...

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