Balmoral Hotel Edinburgh
County Durham, Days Out, Food & Drink, Museums, northumberland

My Favourite Day Trips On the Train From Newcastle

If you're anything like me, you could spend day after day wandering the streets of Newcastle and discovering all its wonderful secrets hidden away in cobbled side streets, tucked away in the Cathedral and nestled above our beloved Grainger Market. There is so much to see and do in Newcastle! That said, it's sometimes important… Continue reading My Favourite Day Trips On the Train From Newcastle

Tyneside Cinema
County Durham, Days Out, newcastle, Nights Out, Staycation

Top Christmas Date Destinations in the North East

At this time of year we tend to focus on all of the material things associated with Christmas. What makes Christmas truly special is when we appreciate the time we get to spend with our loved ones, making happy memories. Because I'm working on Christmas Day this year, I for one will be making the… Continue reading Top Christmas Date Destinations in the North East

County Durham, Days Out, Food & Drink, newcastle, North Tyneside, northumberland, Restaurant Reviews

Festive Afternoon Teas in the North East

It's finally December! The most wonderful time of the year is about to become even more wonderful, because all over the North East, restaurants and hotels are serving some really spectacular festive afternoon teas. I am a huge fan of afternoon tea and have sampled many a dainty turkey and cranberry sandwich in my time.… Continue reading Festive Afternoon Teas in the North East

County Durham, Days Out, Food & Drink, Nights Out

5 Great Places for Drinks in Durham

This week has seen the return of the mesmerising Lumiere Light Festival to Durham City, and what a spectacle it is. Having been a student at Durham University for three years, I have been lucky enough to marvel at the artistic beauty of this biennial festival. I have also frequented many of the bars in… Continue reading 5 Great Places for Drinks in Durham

County Durham, Days Out

5 of my Favourite Things to do in Durham City

Having spent three years living and studying in Durham, I have visited many of the places and done many of the exciting things that Durham City has to offer. Durham is a small, cathedral city yet it is bursting with delightful tearooms, independent restaurants and historical and cultural beauty. Planning a day trip to Durham?… Continue reading 5 of my Favourite Things to do in Durham City