Best Places to Spend New Year’s Eve in Europe

Edinburgh on New Year's Eve

After 2020 delivered us a few too many bad experiences, 2021 can’t come soon enough! So what better way to celebrate than by spending New Year’s Eve in Europe? The continent has some fantastic cities and parties to help you bring in the New Year in style. This post lists some of my favourite European[…]

14 of the Best Eco-Glamping Sites in the UK

Eco Glamping site in Wales in the UK, tents overlooking the fields

There are some truly wonderful eco glamping sites in the UK. From safari tents in Wales to glamping pods in Scotland, there’s no better time to explore the British countryside with all the luxuries of home. But the glamping sites in this list have gone out of their way to reduce their impact on the[…]

16 Things to do in Reading, Berkshire: A Local’s Guide

Would Be Traveller Reading station

From shopping and eating at The Oracle, to visiting vineyards and strolling along the River Thames, this list of things to do in Reading will help you find plenty to keep you entertained in and around the local area.  After being named one of 2019’s best places in the UK to live and work, Reading[…]

A Vegan’s Delight at the St. George & Dragon, Wargrave

Would Be Traveller St George Dragon Wargrave

Every so often you come across the quintessential English pub. It’s got stylish, cosy interiors and roaring fires ready to thaw your fingertips in winter. It’s also got an enticing terrace overlooking a river to help you welcome an English summer. The St. George & Dragon in Wargrave, Berkshire, has got all of that, and[…]

The Red Lion at Stoke Poges: Gastro Pub Review

Would Be Traveller Red Lion Stoke Poges

Following an extensive refurbishment, the Red Lion pub in Stoke Poges re-opened to the public last weekend. Long gone is the plain decor of a typical British pub, and in its place is a welcoming gastro pub with delicious food and drink that is bound to leave you wanting more. In this post, I give[…]

The Warren in Wokingham: Country Pub Review

Would Be Traveller The Warren Review

Ever since I moved to Wokingham seven years ago, I had been longing to find a restaurant that I could rely on. One that had enough vegetarian/vegan options to keep me happy, but with plenty of choice for my carnivore husband too. I wanted to find somewhere with a welcoming atmosphere and that ‘home-from-home’ feel,[…]

How and when to see the Skomer Island Puffins

Would Be Traveller Meeting Puffins on Skomer Island

So you thought you had to travel to Iceland to see puffins, eh? Well, think again! Not all wildlife encounters require you to hop on a plane. In fact, one of the best wildlife experiences I’ve ever had was right here in Blighty: Seeing the Skomer Island puffins. Skomer Island is a tiny, uninhabited island[…]

A Review of Top of the Woods | Eco Glamping in Pembrokeshire, Wales

Would Be Traveller Top of the Woods Review

If you’re a fan of the outdoors and nature but still enjoy a few home comforts, Top of the Woods is the place for you. Imagine sleeping on a comfy bed, being woken up by the filtered sunlight, you slowly emerge from your tent to the most wonderful view out over Pembrokeshire. You’ll get all[…]

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