Peek into Bath’s Oldest Pub – The Saracen’s Head which is mentioned in Charles Dicken’s book The Pickwick Papers.
Set-Jetting: West Bay, Dorset.
Like my previous post on Port Isaac in Cornwall, West Bay in Dorset, England was hardly on our list of travel destinations until one lazy afternoon of Netflixing which got us hooked on British crime drama ‘Broadchurch’. The intriguing twists and plot got us hooked on the series and the fictitious town of Broadchurch which…
Set-Jetting: Port Isaac, Cornwall
Port Isaac: Location set for Doc Martin
Walking Trails: Port Isaac Circular Trail, Cornwall
Blame the rude doctor for our foray into the Cornish countryside where irate residents would exclaim – Ooooooh! Doc Martin! With a little bit of an eye-roll before they give directions to lost visitors. Yes, we were set-jetting through Port Isaac, the filming location for TV series Doc Martin in which the fishing village is…
Walking Trails: Bath (Kenneth & Avon Canal to Monkton Combe)
Natural beauty and serenity along Somerset’s canals and waterways
Walking Trails: Bath (Bathampton to Kenneth & Avon Canal)
Explore Bath Walking Trails: Bathampton to the Kenneth and Avon Canal
Walking Trails: Bath (Beckford Tower to Solsbury Hill)
Bath Walking Trails: Beckford Tower to Solsbury Hill
Summer Walk: Oldfield Park, Bath
Bright summer blooms on a pleasant morning walk to & from the Church of Our Lady & St Alphege in Oldfield Park, Bath (Somerset) for Sunday mass.
The Roman Baths – finally!
On my first visit to the UK in 2009, time constraints and a host of other distractions resulted in us missing the opening times of the Roman Baths. My late arrival in the UK this month for my MA Heritage Management course meant I missed another chance to visit the baths again, as it was…
Adventure In Uncertain Times
It’s been a while since my last post and since then I’ve moved more than 10,000 kilometres from my home in Kuala Lumpur amid a pandemic, and so much uncertainty. It was a mentally, physically and emotionally exhausting move. The decision was not one of the easiest ones. I started applying for my MA Heritage…
Rail Adventure: London – Inverness
Train journeys are a great way to just take a back seat and enjoy the scenery as you watch the world go by. I’d usually peek into the homes, towns & villages along the line (not in a creepy stalker kind of way 😄), and wonder about the stories and lives of the people who…