Home and away, we love to travel. Read about our trips in the UK and overseas including hotel and restaurant reviews and visits to specialist producers.

Travel Quote Tuesday | Leave Only Footprints

“Take only memories, leave only footprints.” ~ Chief Si’ahl. Also known as Chief Seattle (an anglicisation of his actual name), Chief Si’ahl was a leading figure among his people, the Suquamish and Duwamish Native Americans. The city of Seattle in Washingston state was named for him, in celebration of his efforts to forge a positive relationship between his peoples and white immigrant settlers ... Read more »

100+ Books for Globetrotters, Dreamers & Armchair Travellers

Front Cover Jacket of Wild Ruins: The Explorer's Guide to Britain Lost Castles, Follies, Relics and Remains Paperback – by Dave Hamilton

Books make great gifts! Our guide recommends over 100 books full of travel inspiration, ideas and advice. Enjoy classic guide books; travel memoirs full of wonderful stories; educational books about a place’s history, culture and people; photography books showcasing the world’s wonders; and even fiction through which one connects with a story’s setting… There are books to suit full-on adventurers as well as armchair travellers! ... Read more »

The Little Ships Restaurant & Cafe, Ramsgate

The Little Ships opened its doors earlier this summer, and is already a popular addition to Ramsgate’s restaurant arena. It’s owned and run by the Royal Harbour Hotel, where we stayed during our visit and is their second restaurant after The Empire Room. Offering all day dining, customers can order from a dedicated brunch menu until noon, ... Read more »