Witch Trials in England

Witch Trials in England: Witch Sites to Visit in England

The 17th-century witch trials in England that swept across the country resulted in a wealth of historical witchcraft sites which you can still visit today. What sparked the horrific witch trials and ongoing torture in England? The answer is King James I. He was the initial perpetrator of Scotland’s witch hunts. Following his involvement, witch trials were held throughout the …

A Terrifying Drive Through England

A Terrifying Drive Through England

Sweat drips down the side of my face as my hand grips the vinyl door handle of our tiny white Toyota Yaris rental car. Chris whizzes down winding country roads, narrowly missing the suicidal pheasants ready to end their lives as they leap into the path of our oncoming vehicle. This was our terrifying drive through England. Where it all …

How to apply for a UK Working Holiday Visa

How to Apply for a UK Working Holiday Visa

Want to experience life as a local in Scotland, England or Wales? You need the UK working holiday visa! There are several ways of turning the dream of moving abroad and really understanding a new culture into reality. One way is to go on a “working holiday”. This is how I managed to move to Scotland for two years! I …

Visiting the Shard in London

Visiting the Shard in London

What was I thinking when I agreed to visit the Shard? I know I am terrified of heights and one of the reasons you visit the Shard is because it gives you a view of London from 306 metres in the sky. I thought it would be fine because the Shard is enclosed by glass. Not like that time I …