Stay at Hotel Indigo Stratford-Upon-Avon: Shakespearian Luxury

Hotel Indigo Stratford-Upon-Avon is a unique hotel located on Chapel Street, right in the heart of the Shakespearian town. Following a multi-million-pound major restoration project, this 4-star boutique hotel offers a seamless blend of homely heritage and contemporary luxury. Here’s what to expect from a stay at Hotel Indigo Stratford-Upon-Avon. About Hotel Indigo Stratford-Upon-Avon Hotel …

Boiling Lake Hike in Dominica

One of the most unique hikes you’ll ever do is the multi-faceted Boiling Lake hike in Dominica – a mountainous Caribbean country sandwiched between Martinique and Guadeloupe. It’s a 6 – 8 hour (return) hard, muddy, sometimes steep hike that takes you through the Valley of Desolation with its hot streams and hissing vents to Boiling Lake, part of the Morne Trois Pitons National Park UNESCO site. The lake itself is usually shrouded in a cloud of steam – unless […]

YHA Stratford-Upon-Avon: Shakespeare Country on a Budget

YHA Stratford-upon-Avon is a wonderful 4-star hostel in the village of Alveston. It is located just 2 miles from the centre of Stratford-upon-Avon, making this an ideal spot to soak up the serenity of the Warwickshire countryside and immerse yourself in the Shakespearian attractions. Offering private rooms and dorms in Hemmingford House, and pods and …

World at a Glance: The Long Room at Trinity University, Dublin

I love old libraries. Oh, I enjoy contemporary, futuristic ones, too (the new library in Birmingham comes to mind), but the old ones, well, they seem to have a depth of soul the newer ones haven’t quite attained yet. Top of my list is the 18th century Long Room, the library at Trinity College Dublin, […]