Posts Tagged ‘The UK’

Kingston Upon Thames: escape the hustle and bustle of London

Kingston Upon Thames: escape the hustle and bustle of London
Text & photos © Estrella Azul. AS YOU MAY KNOW from my previous travel article, How to not over-pack luggage when traveling for both work and fun, I visited London for the first time last year. The company I am outsourced to since I started working as a technical writer is based in the small town...
October 21st, 2016 | EUROPE, Interesting Towns, STAFF, THE UK | Read More

Rural Irish Wandering and Music Part 2: Doolin, the Aran Islands, the Cliffs of Moher

Rural Irish Wandering and Music Part 2: Doolin, the Aran Islands, the Cliffs of Moher
By staff writer Lisa A. White. Photos Copyright © Lisa A. White. AFTER A FEW DAYS on the Dingle Peninsula, Dan and I braved the highways of Ireland and headed toward Doolin, which is rumored to be a hotbed of traditional Irish music. As we often do, we waited to make reservations for accommodations...
January 31st, 2014 | DINING, GUEST BLOGGERS, MUSIC, VIDEOS | Read More

Rural Irish Wandering and Music: Part 1

Rural Irish Wandering and Music: Part 1
By guest blogger Lisa A. White. Photos Copyright © Lisa A. White. WE ARRIVED AT Shannon Airport, knowing that we were not going to even try to see “everything” Ireland has to offer. Our top priorities included seeing the countryside and hearing some traditional Irish music. After that, cheese,...
November 24th, 2013 | GUEST BLOGGERS, Scenic Wonders | Read More

London Calling . . .

London Calling . . .
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Jo Abram. Feature photo (right): Camden Lock Market EVER SINCE ITS inception in the summer of 2009, Milliver’s Travels has been a place where myself, my staff and guest writers share stories and photos based on travels we’ve already taken. But...
February 27th, 2013 | SHOPPING, STAFF, THE UK | Read More

A Somewhat Romantic Getaway in Wales

A Somewhat Romantic Getaway in Wales
By guest blogger Steven Hampshire. Photos Copyright © Steven Hampshire. AFTER SIX MONTHS of stagnate Surrey dwelling, the wife and I thought it might be nice to take an extended mini-break somewhere we hadn’t yet been. I wanted to drive, and Lindsay wanted to see some coast, so we figured “Why...
January 13th, 2012 | COTTAGES & CABINS, GUEST BLOGGERS, Interesting Towns, Scenic Wonders, THE UK, WALKING/HIKING | Read More

October Plenty, Southwark, London

October Plenty, Southwark, London
Story by staff writer JM Merchant. Feature photo courtesy John Abram. ONE SUNDAY AT the end of October, tourists milling around Bankside (a district of London on the banks of the River Thames) and Shakespeare’s Globe (“dedicated to the exploration of Shakespeare’s work and the playhouse...
November 16th, 2011 | CHARACTERS, HARVESTING NATURE'S BOUNTY, SHOWS/FESTIVALS/HOLIDAYS, STAFF, STREET LIFE, THE UK | Read More

Seaside Weekend on The Southbank, London

Seaside Weekend on The Southbank, London
Story by guest blogger JM Merchant. Photos Copyright © Joanna Abram except where captioned otherwise. Feature photo courtesy of John Abram. MY AUNT AND UNCLE have lived in Southend-On-Sea in Essex all my life. As a result, a significant portion of my childhood, and indeed plenty of my adulthood, has...
August 24th, 2011 | GUEST BLOGGERS, MUSIC, SHOWS/FESTIVALS/HOLIDAYS, THE UK | Read More