Category: Heritage

Flamenco mural

Looking for Carmen in Seville

Seville is renowned for its two most famous exports –  Marmalade Oranges and Carmen. One has become more popular than the other, thanks to Bizet’s famous opera. You could be forgiven for thinking that Carmen was based on a real life character, but she was invented by the French writer Prosper Merimée in his […]

Aldborough

Aldborough’s Hidden Roman Town

It’s hard to imagine that the sleepy town of Aldborough was once on the front line of the mighty Roman Empire. Today, it’s a charming but sleepy backwater in north Yorkshire, by-passed by motorists who zoom past on the A1 on their journeys to bigger places. But back in the 2nd Century, Aldborough was […]

Bamburgh beach

Northumberland – Great Days Out

Northumberland is one of Britain’s most beautiful counties, but this wild and wonderful place is also one of the least visited. It’s on my doorstep so no surprise that I’m its biggest fan. With fabulous beaches, historic castles and a stunning coastline, it’s a shame that more people haven’t discovered its […]

Shrewsbury Prison

Shrewsbury Prison – Jailhouse Tourism

Fancy a weekend break in prison? Shrewsbury Prison is the place to get locked up behind bars if you’re excited by the idea of spending time inside the clink. Shrewsbury’s latest tourist attraction, the Dana Prison Jailhouse, runs special visits, overnight stays and jailbreak events. You can even try to escape over […]

Tremendous Times

Alternative Travel » Adventurous Life

Tim Dreese's Travel Log & Design Journal

Casual observations & photo gallery of people, places, innovation and creativity discovered on the road . . . somewhere in the universe

National Media Museum blog

We explore the science, technology and art of the still and moving image, and its impact on our lives.

Jules Told Me

Travel – by the man who knows

northumbrian : light

Random thoughts from deepest Northumberland

Fractions of the world

Road trips & traveltips

spatialsynergydave

Smile! You’re at the best WordPress.com site ever

ravenhare

Mad about hills, hares, ravens, barn owls, hen harriers and home.

GALLIVANCE

Travel Tales With A Twist

Green Living London

The latest green news and information

The Curse of Verse

Language, spin & the state we're in... apolitical verse and the odd song from Martin Craig

How To Spy On Birds

Sharing the pleasures of birding.

Matt on Not-WordPress

Stuff and things.

French Heritage Alliance

Sharing Memories of life in France