United Kingdom

Travel ideas for the United Kingdom – trip tips and recommendations from my experiences travelling in the United Kingdom. The United Kingdom comprises England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. It has beautiful landscapes, attractive cities, ancient sites, and rich cultural traditions. Here you will find exciting travel ideas for travelling in the United Kingdom so start planning your trip now and experience everything that the United Kingdom has to offer travellers.

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City Break Travel Ideas, Derbyshire, Dorset, England, Film & Literary Travel Ideas, London, Sussex, United Kingdom, Wiltshire

The ultimate England tour for Jane Austen fans

Readers of my blog will know that I love to walk in the footsteps of my favourite authors and witness the settings of favourite novels. From Dickens and Shakespeare to Tolstoy’s War and Peace and Alice’s Oxford, stepping into the shoes of literary heroes and places described in novels is […]

Monsal Trail cycle ride in Derbyshire
Adventure Travel Ideas, Derbyshire, England, Family Travel Ideas, United Kingdom

Cycling the Monsal Trail in Derbyshire, England

Offering sweeping views of the Derby Dales, exciting viaducts and tunnels, interesting history and excellent food options, the Monsal Trail really is the perfect family bike ride! The Monsal Trail is an 8.5 mile cycling/walking/horse-riding path along the former Midland Railway line in Derbyshire, an English county that includes some […]

Oxford across the fields, England
City Break Travel Ideas, England, Family Travel Ideas, Film & Literary Travel Ideas, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

UK: Wandering with the Mad Hatter Oxford

This Spring or Summer spend a golden afternoon with in Oxford, discovering the magical world of Alice in Wonderland and Lewis Carroll with the Mad Hatter Oxford. Where else to discover the real inspiration behind the Alice in Wonderland books than in the English university town of Oxford? And who […]

Willow Tearoom Glasgow
City Break Travel Ideas, Scotland, United Kingdom

UK: Wandering in Glasgow with Charles Rennie Mackintosh

The shop windows are glowing brightly on Glasgow’s Sauchiehall Street this cold pre-Christmas afternoon and upstairs in the Willow Tea Rooms the panes of glass display swirling black lines that form a rose design. It’s not quite Art Nouveau, it’s definitely inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement, and it […]

Traditional Myanmar puppets in Bagan
Austria, Belgium, City Break Travel Ideas, Czech Republic, Family Travel Ideas, Film & Literary Travel Ideas, Indonesia, Italy, Myanmar, United Kingdom, Vietnam

Top 10 traditional Puppet Theatres around the world

The puppetry arts are an ancient creative form, with archaeological evidence from early civilisations, and although some people may think it ‘old hat’, in parts of the world special artists and craftspeople strive to keep the magic of traditional puppet theatre alive. Puppet theatres nurture a truly unique artistic language […]

Movenpick Dead Sea Spa and Resort Jordan Wandering Kiwi fun
Adventure Travel Ideas, Austria, Belgium, Family Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, Jordan, Myanmar, Ski Holiday Ideas, The Netherlands, Unesco World Heritage Sites, United Kingdom

Wandering Kiwi’s 2017 Travel Highlights

Although I never feel like I’ve done enough travel, looking back over my 2017 travel highlights the Wandering Kiwi family had a great year! It’s important to take a moment and be reminded of all the wonderful experiences we have had in the past year. As well as travels within […]

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Belgium, City Break Travel Ideas, Family Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, Hawaii, Norway, United Kingdom, USA

Magical Christmas holiday ideas around the world

Whether you’re dreaming of a white Christmas or a day on the beach, people are already turning their minds to Christmas holidays, so here are some great ideas for those planning their Christmas break, from beautiful Christmas markets trips to less traditional festive escapes. Christmas holidays in the United Kingdom […]

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