England

Manchester, UK

This is a long overdue article. I could never figure out what story to tell about Manchester. So many other local bloggers do a fantastic job covering the bases. I lived here for about a year and a half before moving to Brighton. Rather than talk about my personal experiences living here, I thought to try something different. So these are all of my recommendations for things to see, places to eat, and places to drink (coffee, beer, & cocktails!).…

Bodiam Castle

Bodiam Castle [East Sussex, England]

For my birthday, I went to Bodiam Castle in East Sussex, England. I mean where else do you take a girl obsessed with castles on her birthday? Bodiam Castle is a 14th-century moated castle with, what I think, is a very interesting history. Unlike most castles, Bodiam was built by Sir Edward Dalyngrigge, a knight of Edward III. Sir Dalyngrigge was an ambitious knight that wanted to put his riches from France to use, so naturally, he petitioned to build a…

Beachy Head England

Beachy Head [East Sussex, England]

This past weekend I ventured to Beachy Head, the largest salt cliff in Britain. East of Brighton and just west of Eastbourne, very close to my new home, I know this will be a place I will frequent throughout the summer. It is immediately located east of the famous Seven Sisters. I don't have much to say on the matter other than if you get a chance, go experience these amazing landscapes. There is also a pub located in the area,…

Stonehenge

Southwest England

I took a three-day road trip through South West England and thought I would write up a bit of a day by day journal-like post. Hope you enjoy. Day 1: Bristol The trip started off gray and rainy, nothing new for England, but not the most exciting way to start an adventure. We rented a car and headed down to Bristol from Manchester. By the time we arrived in Bristol the rain had ceased and the day could begin! What seems…