A Storybook Day Trip in the Cotswolds, England

When my friend Karen, visiting from London, told me she wanted to see more of the English countryside, I knew just where to bring her: the Cotswolds. The Cotswolds are an area of outstanding natural beauty in England; picture quintessential limestone colored villages with thatched roofs and peaceful countryside. Continue reading “A Storybook Day Trip in the Cotswolds, England”

Evesham, a Worcestershire Market Town

Always up to explore more of the country I now call home, when a friend suggested we go for a wander around the market town of Evesham, I was up for it. Evesham, about an hour south of Birmingham, is an riverside town on the northern edge of the Cotswolds, in the county of Worcestershire. Continue reading “Evesham, a Worcestershire Market Town”

Hillside Brewery: Views and Brews in the Forest of Dean

Set in a rural area of west Gloucestershire, England and also within the Forest of Dean, Hillside Brewery is in an idyllic location. From their hilltop outdoor seating area, you can see the Cotswolds in the distance and during a walk around the property itself it’s serene to hear the birds chirping and see the owner’s sheep wandering around the acreage. Continue reading “Hillside Brewery: Views and Brews in the Forest of Dean”

All Roads Lead to Cirencester, England

You know the saying ‘all roads lead to Rome’? Well, it turns out during the Roman rule of Britain that all roads led to Corinium, now know as modern day Cirencester, England. Cirencester is a market town on the edge of the Cotswolds, and as an easy bus ride from Cheltenham I decided to make my way there for the day. Continue reading “All Roads Lead to Cirencester, England”