Tag Archives: England

The Diary of a Slow Traveller- Quaint or Odd, The Howtown Hotel, Lake District

Odd or Quaint? We weren’t sure as we somewhat hesitantly booked our accommodation in the Lake District. I’d been intrigued by an article I’d found online in the The telegraph that had made reference to staying at the Howtown Hotel. How … Continue reading

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Time to take it slowly, Edinburgh to York

Durham Cathedral After a few days walking the streets of Edinburgh it was into the hire car and off to York. We’ re just over halfway into our trip and I was feeling like I had sensory overload. I’d packed … Continue reading

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Diary of a Slow Traveller – Planning UK 2017

  While I know that many people don’t like planning for travel, that isn’t me. I love trip planning! When I think back over our 3 months in Italy, so much of the fun was the planning. Where to base … Continue reading

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The Royal Birth

It was so pleasing that the Prince and Duchess waited until we arrived in London for the Royal Birth. Normal big news like the fact that it may also be the warmest night on record seemed pretty minor on our … Continue reading

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