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The World’s Top 10 Most Stunning Libraries

‘The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library’  – Albert Einstein Whether you like to hibernate in a corner with your favourite reads or scour shelves searching for new knowledge – libraries can transport you to another world. Despite the modern emergence of digital over print, libraries retain …

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York Ghosts & Haunted Places (+ Ghost Tours)

York, sometimes called The City of a Thousand Ghosts, has been touted for decades as the most haunted city in the UK, in Europe, even the entire world. When you consider that York has a rich history that goes back almost two thousand years, to the time of the Roman Empire, it’s not all that …

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11 Cultural & Unique Things to Do in York

What an incredible city York is. A place rich in Roman, Medieval, Tudor, and Victorian history. A city for bookworms and art-lovers. A friendly, warm town of ancient cobbled streets and strange, enigmatic places. We have so much to say about historic, haunted York. So, let’s start with the most unique things to do in …

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12 Bookish & Historical Day Trips from London

If you’ve managed to exhaust the cultural hub that is London and are looking for an adventure that’s easy to reach and offers you even more cultural and historic activities then look no further than these easy day trips from London. Sure to satisfy any wanderer, whether they’re looking for a stroll around a quaint …

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6 Must Visit Independent Bookshops in Norwich, UK

In 2012 Norwich was crowned England’s first UNESCO City of Literature. It was the second city in the UK to be given the title after Edinburgh was named the first City of Literature in 2004. This should mean there’s little surprise in knowing that there are a lot of great little bookshops in Norwich. Today …

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7 Best Things To Do In The Lake District (UK)

In the county of Cumbria in Northern England, you’ll find the Lake District National Park, one of the most popular places in the country to immerse yourself in nature and get away from everyday life. Here are the seven best things to do in the Lake District, for fans of nature, history, and literature! Spanning …

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Ambassade Hotel: A Cultural Haven in the Heart of Amsterdam

The Ambassade Hotel is synonymous with literature and art, and there really is no match for culture lovers looking for a wholesome place to stay that satisfies the mind, eyes, and stomach. The hotel is striking from the moment you approach it, stretching across sixteen 17th century canal houses on Herengracht and Singel, the heart of …

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The Most Beautiful Oxford Colleges (UK)

If you’re visiting Oxford, I’m going to guess it’s for one thing – exploring its world-famous university and its delightful colleges! There are 45 Oxford colleges in total, and each has its own unique history and charm. From colleges like Balliol and Merton, established in the 13th century, right up to Reuben College, established in …

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How to Get From London to Amsterdam (Four Easy Ways)

There are several ways to travel from London to the Dutch capital and theoretically, you can be enjoying your Amsterdam holiday in less than two hours. One of the most convenient routes has opened up thanks to the London to Amsterdam Eurostar line which has opened a direct route taking three and a half hours. …

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