Posts Tagged‘UK’

London for the location independent professional: a guide

Part of the appeal of being a location independent professional (aka digital nomad, remote worker, etc) is that you can visit any place in the world and be able to enjoy yourself irrespective of cost, as you can earn an income as you travel. London has become one of the more popular destinations on Earth for laptop-toting travelers, as its significant attractions, world-class dining scene, and robust business climate has drawn them here in droves. If you hope to join them in the near future, here is what this city has to offer digital workers. Where to stay If you…

The Most Historic Neighborhoods in London

While there are many modern attractions and things to do, there’s no denying that many of London’s top attractions have been around during the many centuries of its existence. From its many royal palaces, to the governmental institutions that made Britain a model nation for others around the world, the most historic neighborhoods in London should occupy a central position in your travel itinerary. So, before you go to travel around London in a private limo, be sure to take the following suggestions into consideration so that you may make the most of your time here. St. James’s Dive right…

The UK’s most business-centric cities

If you are planning on traveling to the United Kingdom to drum up business for your firm, there are a number of cities that should attract your interest more than others. In this article, we will discuss the UK’s most business-centric cities, from the economic advantages that they possess, to the things you can see and do once the work day has concluded. 1) London No article on business travel in the United Kingdom could be written without mentioning London somewhere in the copy. Considered by many to be the financial capital of the world, traveling business people of all…

Best Places to go Caravanning in England

  You’ve always enjoyed soaking in the beauty that England offers to those that love the outdoors. While that hasn’t changed right up to the present day, your body simply can’t take another season of exposure to the realities of tent camping. By purchasing a comfortable home away from home from The Caravan Companywell in advance of the coming summer, you won’t have to endure the rocky ground, nor risk being soaked by a leaky tent like you have in previous years. If you are wondering about the best places to go caravanning in England, the following three destinations boast…

People in the UK opting for “Staycations”

  Travelodge released a very interesting infographic and report on their blog about a growing trend of people in the UK doing “Staycations” instead of vacations. They say that around 74% of Brits will travel within the UK this year, a number that has jumped 40% in the past four years. This staying within the UK will boost the local economy by 15 billion GBP in 2014! There is also a healthy mix of people heading the to beach, city breaks as well as rural breaks in the countryside. Check out the infographic they produced! This study came from Travelodge …

Day trips from London Not to Miss!

countie in southern England

The United Kingdom has many cultural, historical and natural landmarks. The lakes of Scotland, the castle around England, the coastal views of Northern Ireland, the mountains and waterfalls of Wales… all of these places are worth a visit, and definitely worth a road trip. Most visitors from abroad decide to explore London, Edinburgh and other large cities, missing out on the countryside. If you plan to spend your holidays in the UK, the most optimal option is to book a flight to London. Spend a couple of nights there, and then enjoy one of the many day trips from London…

Why the Lake District Provides Something for Everyone

The Lake District is a truly extraordinary part of the UK, brimming with history and character and home to the kind of grand and majestic scenery that is evocative of New Zealand and other far-flung parts of the world. What’s more, it is a place that caters to many different interests (and many kinds of traveller). We’ve outlined some of the best things to see and do in the Lake District for every kind of holiday maker. Families Families large and small can take their pick of leisure activities and fun days out at the lakes. Nearby attractions such as…

The Best UK Beach Breaks

Although the United Kingdom may not be your initial choice for a beach holiday in the sunshine, there are certainly reasons to to make it one. With idyllic coastlines and stunning scenery, there are a multitude of hot-spots around Britain that holiday makers simply love. Although the UK isn’t fortunate to have the climate of the tropics, it certainly does have some outstandingly beautiful sandy shorelines. Whether you’re a lover of a brisk and windy walk, wrapped up in a cosy jumper or an admirer of a quiet, sheltered bay with vivid turquoise waters, the United Kingdom certainly has something…