I love Leeds. I’ve written a post about it before, and a post about the festival last summer. I visited at the end of November, and with Christmas on its way Leeds only got better. Here’s what I got up to. I arrived at Leeds and immediately grabbed a Pho. Am I really going anywhere … Continue reading Leeds at Christmas
I seem to be on some kind of Christmas Market Quest this year, and the next stop on that tour was Chester. I go there all the time, but I had no idea they had a Christmas Market. Obviously, I was thrilled. Here’s what it was like. My first stop was to pick up … Continue reading Chester Christmas Market
Last month, I took a trip up to Leeds and decided to pop to York while I was up North. It’s been some time since I was there last, so I was looking forward to exploring the old city’s cobbled streets. It happened to be quite near December, so it turned out to be very Christmassy.
Leeds Light Night is an annual arts and light festival held across the city of Leeds. Held over two evenings, a variety of different sculptures, performances and projections are showcased among the city’s landmarks.
A couple of weeks ago, I went on a quiet little holiday to West Wales. It’s a nice, quiet place for a holiday away from it all. Pembrokeshire was a great, dog-friendly holiday – It’s especially nice at the end of the summer as it’s far less busy, and dogs are allowed on most beaches … Continue reading Pembrokeshire
Leeds is a gorgeous city. If you’re headed there to uni, you’re very lucky. If you just fancy a day trip, this post should convince you to head up North and experience everything the city has to offer! The Shops Leeds has all sorts of shopping options. Obviously, there’s Trinity shopping centre, which has … Continue reading Leeds
I hadn’t been to a festival before last weekend. I recently attended Leeds Festival and I loved it! Read on for a non-festival-goer review with tips.
I’ve never been in love with London. I haven’t fallen for her patriotic façade. It’s overpriced, it’s busy, it’s unnecessarily stressful. However, my most recent trip may have changed my mind. In terms of London, my friend and I had a fairly cheap day, so didn’t feel like I’d wasted my tight student funds.
My backup choice for university was Liverpool, which is one of my favourite cities in the UK. It would've been a dream to live there, but the course wasn't exactly what I wanted. Nevertheless, I want to write about the city, because if you're headed there for the next 3 years, or you're thinking about it, here are some really great things about it.
I turned down holidays to avoid plane rides. Karl Pilkington once said that the best part of a holiday is arriving home. Suddenly, his comically pessimistic outlook was my own attitude. I wanted to be at home.