Looking for an action packed adventure in Northumberland? Then here is a day-by-day guide to help you plan your holiday. This is the perfect travel guide for those looking for a busy schedule, who don't want to miss out on what Northumberland has to offer. For a slighter quieter and potentially cheaper stay, we stayed… Continue reading Travel Guide: The Ultimate Itinerary to Northumberland
Bonfire night has been and gone, so whilst it is still fresh in everyone's mind I thought it would be a good to look into why we celebrate this day. I have enjoyed previously writing about the history of certain celebrations... you can always check out my history of Valentine's Day if you want (I… Continue reading The History of Bonfire Night
Happy Easter everyone! With it being the Easter weekend, I thought it would be a good idea to delve into our modern traditions, and see why today is so special. A lot will know that today is one of the most important days in the Christian tradition, if things were normal (e.g. no more social… Continue reading How to Celebrate Easter: Medieval Style!
Morning all! This is a guest post about the history behind coffee! This was an absolutely great idea and I really enjoyed reading this post. I'm sorry to say that I don't know a lot about coffee, so I definitely learned a thing or two - absolutely fascinating! Hope you all enjoy! This is a… Continue reading Did They Enjoy Coffee in Castles? A Guide to the History of Coffee in the UK
Castle turrets have always been a thing of interest to me - they are the things that can make a castle stand out, provide it with extra fortification and let you have incredible views once you manage to walk up the many steps to the top of one. A random obsession really, but an obsession… Continue reading Castle Facts: Why Do Castles Have Turrets?