Revisiting Regency at Francis Hotel, Bath

Quotes about Bath from the virtuous yet nonconforming novels by Jane Austen are leaping out of my mind as I stand outside the Pump Rooms unaware of how enamoured I am of this city. It is beyond my understanding, as to why Jane Austen wasn't quite fond of this harmless, honey-toned town. As recommended by…

Review: For getaways of every kind – The Runnymede-On-Thames

As I held my cup of warm Earl Grey curled up on an arm-chair looking towards River Thames from my room, the serenity of Runnymede in Surrey wrapped me like a warm blanket. I thought to myself that very moment, “how would we define luxury today?”. Would it be the brands I consume or the…

Review: Most picturesque pub in Oxford – The Perch Inn

The journey was well worth it! Have you read any of the quotes on destination? Don't they always conclude with the emphasis on the journey instead? My journey toward The Perch Inn - a cottage pub somewhere on the unfamiliar Binsey Lane in Oxford had me recall every quote I had come across, perhaps owing…

Easter family holiday in top castles of UK and Ireland

 Once upon a time in a land not so far away there lived kings and queens who reigned and rejoice in magnificent castles, where the prince and princess bloomed in love. These castles  witnessed battles reduce thrones into mere titles and history’s clothe was imprinted with tales of  resurrection after a cast of gloom. While the…