Category Archives: Bristol

20 Best Bristol Beer Gardens and Terraces

These Bristol beer gardens are among the best places in the city to enjoy the summer months! All of these pub gardens are expansive, charismatic, and have tasty food and drink selections.  One of the best things to do in Bristol is to enjoy its rich culinary scene, and lots of these pubs have great […]

Where to find the best vegan Chinese in Bristol!

vegan mock beef and brocolli and noodles

Are you looking for the BEST vegan Chinese in Bristol? I’ve found it!  Ever since I became vegetarian and then stopped eating most animal products, I’ve found Chinese takeaways to be the most difficult to locate. I’ve been to China and managed to get around there ok – but most Chinese takeaways in the UK […]

Where is the West Country? A geographical and cultural guide

Cornwall's stunning harbour in Cornwall

This travel blog is all about travel in South West England, which is more commonly known as the West Country. But you may be wondering, where is the West Country? What makes the West Country so distinguishable? And what is so special about the West Country?  The West Country is an incredibly special place to […]

The Best Bristol Walks: 26+ Walks in and Around Bristol

River Avon in Autumn

Are you looking for the best Bristol walks? Here’s a list of 26, some of which you can start in the city, and some that are a quick drive or bus ride away.  I’ve spent the last 10 months living back in Bristol, which means that I’ve been doing a lot of walking. Hiking is […]

Cities in South West England to Visit

If you want an urban break, why not visit one of these cities in South West England? This part of the country isn’t famed for its metropolises, but there are a few smaller, historic cities to visit. From Bristol, the biggest city in the region but still somewhere that feels comfortably liveable, to the tiny […]

30+ Awesome Places to Visit in South West England

Cornwall in Spring

If you’re looking for places to visit in South West England, here are over 30 suggestions! This day trips in South West England guide will show you some of the best days out in the region. Mainly focusing on Bristol, Somerset, Devon and Cornwall, there should be a range of places that are accessible from […]

Things to do in Bristol in the Rain

Are you looking for things to do in Bristol in the rain? There are a surprising amount of attractions – read on for more information! Bristol is one of my favourite cities in the world and my real home (I lived in London until I was 18, but have lived here for five years since […]

Living in Bristol: 10 Things You Should Know

Colourful houses in Bristol

Are you planning on living in Bristol? Whether you’re attending one of the two universities, are moving here for work, or just fancy relocating to the South West’s biggest city, there are a few things to know before you move to Bristol.  Whether you’re looking for the best area to live in Bristol, wondering what […]

Weekend in Bristol Itinerary (written by a local!)

Are you planning a weekend in Bristol? This itinerary covers two days in Bristol (which could be Saturday and Sunday, but nearly all of these activities aren’t weekend specific), detailing the very best things to do in the city.  I lived in Bristol for four years and have been a Bristol local once again since […]

Mendip Hills Blackdown Hike

Are you looking for one of the easiest hikes from Bristol? The Mendip Hills Blackdown Hike is just that. The Mendips is a range of hills stretching from Weston-Super-Mare in the east to Frome in the west. It is famous for green countryside, charming little rural towns, lakes, and unique flora and fauna. Plus, it’s […]