So recently I’ve decided that in a bid to boost the travel fund, I should spend some time (and save some money) exploring and discovering the sights on offer in the UK. I’ve lived here my whole life, so I know why people come here (as I go to other countries) and what they’re most likely going to see. I’m also lucky enough to know of a few hidden gems that tourists don’t get the pleasure to see.
So this year I’m going to spend some time seeing all (maybe most…or maybe just some) of what Great Britain has to offer. Some ill be able to fit in around other trips, some will take a special trip. I’ve driven to Somerset a couple of times and passed stone henge, but never stopped to really have a look. So when my boyfriend & I go to boardmasters – a music festival in Newquay – we’ll stop on the way to see what all the fuss is about at stone henge. We’re also going to pop to Land’s End in Cornwall. I’ve always wanted to go but couldn’t quite stomach the 5 hour drive just to go there. But seeing as we’re going to be in the area(ish) anyway…why pass up such a great opportunity? We’ll also spend some time in London, because there’s always something new to see there, and hopefully we’ll get the chance to visit Borough market again!
So in a bid to really make the most of this country, I’m going to order a guidebook. Might seem odd, but I wouldn’t claim to know everything about the UK and some local tips and knowledge never goes amiss 🙂 the thing I’m currently stuck on is which to get – do I go for the standard Lonely Planet country guide, or do I go for the new ‘discover’ series? Well…I’ve got a city guide for Paris, and a discover Paris book, so ill compare the 2 and see which I think is better. Fear not, I’ll let you know my thoughts 🙂
Just a little update:
Only 10 days ’til Paris! Very exciting 🙂
Anddd…I learnt to skate this weekend! Not that it matters much to you, but we had some lovely sunshine, so my boyfriend and I bought ourselves some roller blades and learnt to skate! Can’t wait for some skate sessions along the beachfront 🙂
Peace 🙂 x