Hiking in the Cotswolds: Leckhampton Hill

One of the things I love most about living on the doorsteps of the Cotswolds, an area of designated natural beauty in England, is the ample hiking and country walk opportunities that the region provides.  And, after recovering from a cold last week, the first thing I wanted to do was get up and out, so I headed to Leckhampton Hill, a popular hiking area in the Cotswolds near Cheltenham. Leckhampton Hill has the Cotswolds Way, a walking path that stretches across the area. Continue reading “Hiking in the Cotswolds: Leckhampton Hill”

Top 10 Reasons to Love Living in England

Now that I’ve been living in England for just under a year, one question that has been directed towards me more than once is what exactly is it that I like about living in England so much. After giving this question some thought lately, I’ve come up with these top ten reasons. Continue reading “Top 10 Reasons to Love Living in England”

Cotswolds Villages: A Picturesque Day in Bibury and Bourton-on-the-Water

When you think of the English countryside, you’ll likely picture rolling hills marked by villages with quaint cottages, cozy pubs, and traditional tea rooms. The Cotswolds, an area of outstanding natural beauty in the south-west of England, is the quintessential representation of this. Continue reading “Cotswolds Villages: A Picturesque Day in Bibury and Bourton-on-the-Water”

Tis the Season: Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park, London

December is here and this means that I can shout from the rooftops my excitement for festive cheer. Christmas is one of my favorite times of the year, and earlier this week I got jolly at Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park, London. Continue reading “Tis the Season: Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park, London”

A Day Trip to Cambridge, England

Renowned for its famous university, Cambridge has a reputation as one of the most prestigious schools in the world. But, there’s more to the town of Cambridge – which also bares the school’s name – than just the university. I made my way north from London to Cambridge to find out what this town is all about.
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