Pencil Museum – Keswick

In the heart of the Lake District, the town of Keswick hosts a small but colourful museum. It’s home to the world’s longest colour pencil and I was pretty excited to visit there on my recent holiday. Your ticket into the museum is a pencil and they remind you at the door to look out…

Abu Dhabi – Travel Review

Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, sits off the mainland of the Persian Gulf on an island. Its main exports are oil and following in the footsteps of Dubai, it’s business is reflected by the skyline’s modern towers and shopping mega centres such as Abu Dhabi, Yas and Marina malls. The Sheikh Zayed…

The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction

The Tale of Peter Rabbit was Beatrix Potter’s first children’s book, published in 1902. After experiencing difficulty finding a publisher, having sent the manuscript to 6 different publishers, and receiving 6 rejections, the book was eventually accepted by the London firm of Frederick Warne & Co. It was an instant success and Beatrix went on to…

Travel Essentials Summer 2015

   We are already a few weeks into summer and most of us are jet setting off into the sunshine. Most of us have waiting months for sun, sea and the sand between our toes. Myself, it’s been over 5 long years since I stepped on a plane to relax in a tropical climate. Your skin…