Backpacking in London: A Guide to Visiting London As A Backpacker

London, like Sydney and Auckland for British Backpackers is ground zero for those backpacking around the UK and quite often those on working Holiday Visas from Australia. It can be an expensive place to visit but the countless unique experiences that greet the 30 million international visitors each year are well worth the cost. It’s […]

Visiting London On a Budget! How to Make the Most of a Visit to the English Capital With These Free, Cheap & Cost Saving Tips!

Ahh London, one of my favourite cities in the world, it was Samuel Johnson who said that he who is tired of London is tired of life, it is somewhere I love to come but alas have put it off for the past few years because of a fear of cost. Being backpackers we are always […]

23 reasons why you should visit MANCHESTER when you come to the UK (Our hometown we could not be more proud of!)

Manchester (we think) is better than London, but alas not that many people make it up this way. London, Edinburgh… even Liverpool with their Beatles stuff (I do love Liverpool)… but as with many countries there are lots of other places to see. Don’t even get me started on Leeds, Chester, York, Belfast and of course […]

Guide to a day in Liverpool. The city that brought us the Beatles and so much more!

Liverpool, the city where the Beatles were born! Since my brother made the controversial move from Manchester to Liverpool we find ourselves visited at least a few times a year and despite clearly not being quite as good as our great city it does have its charms!! Oh, who are we kidding, we love spending […]

71 epic photos to make you realise how amazing the UK & Ireland is!

Ok, so we are as guilty of anyone of overlooking our own country in the past and dreaming only of far off lands. But strangely the more we travel and the more amazing things we see around the world the more we also realise that our home, the British Isles, isn’t too bad after all! […]

Exploring the creepy abandoned Theme Park: Camelot!

Theme parks, some of the most exhilarating fun you can have whilst being in little danger…abandoned theme parks on the other hand, creepy apocalyptic and dangerous! As serial Urbexers (urban explorers) this local park had been on the radar for a while especially as we visited many times as kids when it was open. Exploring […]

Crossing the infamous “Striding Edge” on Mt. Helvellyn!

Striding edge, probably the most infamous scramble in the British Isles. It strikes fear into the hearts of even the most weathered fell walker and is not without it’s legends and tragedies. The knife edge arête which leads to the summit of Helvellyn claims lives each year and yet is still at the top of the list […]

Ghyll scrambling in Glenridding Beck, Lake District

During our recent adventure weekend in the Lake District we decided to take a little bit of a different path up towards the mountain of Helvellyn. Instead of taking trails for the most part we followed the path of the river “Glenridding Beck” until it diverted off course and we met with the steeper part […]

Our adrenaline filled anniversary: monkeying around at GO APE!

This weekend on Saturday the 13th of June we celebrated our second wedding anniversary. It’s pretty hard to get our heads around the fact that it has been 2 years since our amazing wedding in New York City! We have had so many adventures together since then, seen and done some awesome things that and […]