Travel Thursdays Blog Carnival – 2nd Edition

Welcome to the August 29, 2013 edition of Travel Thursdays Blog Carnival. You can participate in an upcoming edition of the Carnival by using the submission form on the right. Please take a minute to spread the word about the Carnival and comment on the posts if you enjoy them! This week’s Editor’s Pick was […]

Windermere Backpackers Hostel – The Strangest Hostel Ever

I would conservatively estimate that I have stayed at over 100 hostels throughout my travels.  Some have been nasty, others have been amazing.  Some have been tiny, some have been huge.  But, until now, one thing they all had in common was staff.  Then I decided to head to the Lake District.

Touring England’s Lake District (photos)

At somewhat loose ends between house sitting jobs, I hopped onto Get Your Guide to see what some of the tour options in my area were.  I was hoping to find somewhere peaceful with natural beauty and the Lake District seemed like just the thing.  They offer several tours in the area but because I […]

Day Trip to York, England (photos)

Since I’d spent most of my house sit in Knaresborough working on various projects, I really hadn’t seen much of the surrounding area.  With just two days left and a clear weather prediction, I decided to head off to explore the small city of York. As visiting York was a last minute decision (aren’t they […]