Tag: England travel tips

  • Exploring Buckinghamshire

    Exploring Buckinghamshire

    What it’s like to housesit in “Bucks” We spent a lot of time in England over the past two summers (2022 and 2023). As many of you know, we travel through housesitting. Purely because of the concentration of people in London and the surrounding counties, a LOT of sits pop up in Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Bedfordshire,…

  • Beautiful Hampshire, England

    Beautiful Hampshire, England

    … What it’s like to housesit in rural Hampshire We just got to housesit in beautiful Hampshire, England. We are full-time house sitters, without a home base of any kind. Sometimes housesits don’t align perfectly. This past week, for example, we had a week’s gap between longer housesits, and had to search out for shorter…

  • Calke Abbey Review

    Calke Abbey Review

    A Day with Bluebells & Blossoms! We are currently housesitting in a small village in the Peak District in Derbyshire. Last Sunday was a beautiful May Day. So we decided to make the most of our National Trust membership and find somewhere to see a display of Bluebells. Here is our review of the Calke…

  • Save Money in England this summer with these Membership Cards

    Save Money in England this summer with these Membership Cards

    Visiting England this summer? Do you love the idea of English gardens, parklands, historical sites, and stately homes and manors? Here’s one of our best travel tips to save money in England with membership cards: whether you are visiting for two weeks or 6 months, here are 3 membership cards that as we, as trusted…

  • Renting a Car in England?

    Renting a Car in England?

    5 Things to Consider when deciding whether to rent a car in the UK