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Walking Along Margate Harbour Arm, Prom and Beach

After visiting the Turner Contemporary, I decided to walk along the rather blustery Margate Harbour Arm, before heading back along the prom and beach to the railway station. Droit House, which is now home to the tourist information office, sits next to the Turner Contemporary. Tracey Emin’s neon lights installation ‘I never stopped loving you’ […]

Iceland: The Perfect Combination of Adventure and Luxury

If there’s a place that you need to cross off your bucket list, it’s Iceland. A beautiful country packed with things to see and do, Iceland really does have something for everyone. Whether you’re looking to go on an adventure holiday, a relaxation holiday or a luxury holiday, Iceland has something to suit your needs. […]

Kirklees Light Railway in Clayton West, near Huddersfield, Yorkshire

I visited the Kirklees Light Railway on a Sunday in mid April 2016, after I’d dropped Karen off at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park (in West Bretton, near Wakefield), as it’s only about 5 miles from there. The railway station was easy to turn into from the main road and there was ample free parking. The […]

Summer Events In Bristol And Transportation Facilities

Bristol, a beautiful city located in the midst of hills besides River Avon in South West England, has never disappointed its visitors. Year-round festivals, beautiful cityscapes and a blend of modern and medieval architecture are some of the major tourist attractions of Bristol. So, if you are a fun loving person and make the most […]

Not Just A Canadian Game: European Hockey And Where To See It

Generally speaking, when people think of ice hockey they think of Canada. As a country that takes pride in the game and has tremendous international success that shouldn’t be much of a surprise. But, what many don’t know is that Europe is filled with regional leagues that produce some of the National Hockey League’s best […]

JustFly Explores Skellig Michael: From A Galaxy Far, Far Away To Today

Lately, many people have been talking about Skellig Michael. While this small island, which lies off the coast of County Kerry in Ireland, was previously known for its impressive ruins and natural beauty, today it gets a lot of press for being a major filming site for Star Wars Episode VIII. Skelling Michael, beehive cells […]

The Best Ways to Enjoy a Luxury UK Break

You don’t need to jet off around the globe to enjoy a luxury break, with so many stunning locations across the UK, enjoying a luxury break in the UK is now easier than ever. From the rolling hills of Yorkshire  to the beautiful beaches of the South Coast, there’s are so many amazing areas of […]

Review of Premier Inn Edinburgh Central Lauriston Place

I stayed at the Premier Inn Edinburgh Central Lauriston Place on a Monday night in early November 2015. It cost £29 on the non-refundable Premier Saver rate, booked two months in advance. It’s unusual to find such low rates on a weekday night at a Premier Inn in Edinburgh, I assume that’s because it was […]

Top Tips for Travelling Around Europe on a Budget

The European continent is blessed with a vast number of fantastic holiday destinations. Whether you’re travelling with a loved one, with a group of friends or even by yourself, you won’t be short on things to do and choose from. However, while it’s all well and good to just say you’re going travelling, this isn’t […]

The Arrival of Spring by David Hockney at Salts Mill

The Arrival of Spring is an exhibition of prints of paintings drawn by David Hockney on his iPad. The paintings of the countryside close to Hockney’s studio in Woldgate, near Bridlington, East Yorkshire, were drawn between January 1 and May 31 2011. The exhibition is on the third floor of Salts Mill in Saltaire village in West […]

Photo Tour of Place Massena in Nice, France

One of Nice’s best known landmarks is Place Massena, the city’s distinctive Italianesque main square, which lies at the northern edge of the Old Town. The chequered tiles make for a striking contrast with the pink and yellow facade of the buildings. I’d spotted the pavement water jets when passing Place Massena on the tram. […]

Wood Sculptures on Back Walk in Stirling

Weather permitting, I always have a wander on Back Walk when I visit the city of Stirling in central Scotland. During my recent visit, I took a different path, down to the right, just after passing the Commonwealth Graves. This route was a short cut to the Smith Art Gallery and Museum. I was really […]

Thomas Newbolt: Drama Painting – A Modern Baroque at Kings Place London

The Thomas Newbolt: Drama Painting – A Modern Baroque exhibition runs until 13 May 2016 at Kings Place London. Most of the subjects are women with rather puzzled, serious expressions. Many are sitting on sofas. I loved the rich, dark colours used in the paintings. There are a few paintings which focus on faces. If […]

British Art Show 8 in Edinburgh

The British Art Show 8 is in Edinburgh until 8 May 2016. It’s spread over three venues; the Rice Talbot Gallery at the University of Edinburgh, Inverleith House in the Royal Botanic Gardens and the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One. I visited the exhibits at the National Gallery. I loved the ‘Diagrams of […]

Four European Road Trip Mistakes to Avoid

A road trip is the ideal way to discover Europe so if you want to squeeze in as much as possible during your trip, here are four factors to keep in mind. Ignoring the Rules of the Road Prior to setting off on your road trip you should make sure your vehicle is road worthy. […]

Relaxing in Bloomsbury’s Garden Squares in London

When I was last in London, I’d planned to visit the British Museum on the Sunday morning. However being greeted by warm sunshine when exiting Holborn Tube Station, (after three consecutive chilly and dull days), I decided to stay outdoors and enjoy the sunshine in some of Bloomsburys’ garden squares. My first port of call […]

Things To Do With Locals in Munich

If you’re visiting the German city of Munich, why not arrange to do some activities with locals. This will give you some real insight into Munich, as opposed to sightseeing as a tourist. All the tours and food experiences are private, so it will only be members of your group attending. The With Locals activities in […]

A Fun Day Out at Dreamland Margate

Dreamland in Margate is one the oldest surviving amusement parks in the UK. It dates back to the 1860s, when it was called Hall by the Sea. It was renamed Dreamland in the 1920s. In 2003, when the park was threatened by closure, the Dreamland Trust was formed, which managed to raise £18 million in […]

London Versus Amsterdam

It’s hard to compare London to Amsterdam, but the infographic illustrates some of the highlights of, and differences between, the two cities. Amsterdam is a much smaller city than London, therefore easier to get around. Hiring a bicycle is one of the best ways to see Amsterdam, as there are dedicated separate cycle lanes. Even […]

Why You Should Go to Italy for an Adventure Holiday

Sun-drenched coastlines, gorgeous food and abundance of bubbly Prosecco, there’s a million reasons why you should head to Italy on holiday. Not only is it one of the most diverse European countries to visit, there’s so much to see and do that, you’ll never tire of the wonderful Italian lifestyle when you head there on […]

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