We’re always pleased to collaborate with others. Here you’ll find details of places we’ve visited as shared with other websites and media.
We shared our local knowledge of the things to do in brilliant beautiful Birmingham. It’s a city packed with so much to see and do, including Tolkien’s inspiration for Lord of The Rings, a station that’s an Instagrammer’s paradise, and buildings both futuristic and historic.
With Go Beyond Bounds
We took a road trip through Tennessee in search of the Delta Blues. From the birthplace of Blues in Mississippi to Nashville’s Honky Tonks and Beale in Memphis this was a journey with a fantastic soundtrack.
With Claire’s Footsteps
From the celebration that is Festeen to street art, instruments of torture, vegetarian feasting and time spent on the water, here’s how to get your adventure on in Ghent.
with Adventure in You
From Shakespeare’s Birthplace to life on the Avon, museums full of automata and canal life, here’s an introduction to quintessential England.
with Earth’s Attractions
With A Not So Young Woman Abroad
Stories of being unable to resist the next bend in the road from a fine collection of travel writers (I just about slipped in under the net). If you ever needed reminding why we travel, here’s your inspiration.
With Travel By A Sherrie Affair
We added the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee to this collection of museums around the world. Whether you’re in search of art, learning, education or fun, there’s plenty here to capture your interest.
With Musings And Adventures
We added Coventry Cathedral to this collection of buildings with meaning. Bombed during the Blitz, the ruins of Coventry’s first cathedral are joined to a new building, and convey a powerful message of hope and reconciliation.
With To Travel Too
We added the magnificent Robert’s Western World in Nashville Tennessee to this great collection of good times. Check out this Honky Tonk for live music 7 days a week, a wall full of cowboy boots, and a glass of Sweet Tea or something stronger.
With Reading The Book)
We shared Ludlow on the Welsh Borders to this collection of where the Brits find their travelling pleasures. Ludlow’s small, perfectly formed, a foodie and arts paradise and the source of great walking routes in the Shropshire Hills. You’ll also find the early castle home of the Princes in the Tower, and a whole lot of half-timbered and Georgian architecture.
With Her Brave Soul
We added the new Library of Birmingham to this lovely collection of libraries across the world. Stop off here to read about its surprises, including a secret garden and talkative lifts.
With Nomad by Trade
I’ve added my trip to Provence in 1977 to this lovely collection of travelers’ first experiences. You can absolutely share that wide-eyed excitement we felt that has stayed with us ever since.
I’ve added my experience of traveling with coeliac disease to this useful collection of travel hacks to enable accessible travel.
With Girl with the Passport
We’ve added our tongue in cheek, but oh so useful, extra to this collection of traveling essentials.
With Look n Walk
Come and explore a wide range of European delights which show how romance can mean all kinds of things from the big outdoors, to skiing, music and food, or art and culture. One thing’s for sure, even if you’re not loved up, there are some seriously gorgeous places here. (No surprises for guessing our contribution, if you’re a regular reader here…)
With Nomad by Trade
The good, the bad and the ugly are all covered here, with experiences ranging from charming, arty and culinary to less than glorious. Choose your next layover with care.
With Soul Drifters
Get ready for a whole lot of pleasure for your ears and every other sense, as Soul Drifters collect a series of festival experiences. You’ll find all kinds of music and all sorts of destinations here…suffice to say my bucket for that bucket list needs to get even bigger!
With 203 Travel Challenges
From artisan cheese to a night in on your own to how to get really comfortable on a plane, it’s all here. (And my guilty pleasure…well, you need to go see!)
With Creative Travel Guide
We shared our love for the mighty Ghent, Belgium, to this multi-continent romp through so many gorgeous destinations.
With Wandering Redhead
We’ve added Antwerp’s Kerstmarkt to this jingling, starry, snowy and hot chocolate scented romp through the spectacle that is Christmas in Europe.
If you’ve ever regretted not remembering more of your travels, here’s a great selection of the ways to document those adventures, from photos to journaling.
With Spend Life Traveling
There’s a whole array of salty sandy loveliness here, to which we contributed the glory that is Saunton Sands in north Devon, England.
With Road Affair
We added the Bard’s backyard, Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon to this sparkling list of all the best places to visit in Europe.
It’s no secret that we’re lovers of train journeys, and here we made many notes for our bucket list. Our contribution was the beautiful if stormy trip on the Settle Carlisle line from the Yorkshire Dales to the Scottish borders.
Chicago’s always buzzing, and here you’ll find plenty of tips to enjoy your time, even if it’s only a layover. We’ve added the treat for the ears that is Kingston Mines Blues Club and a visit to Buddy Guy’s.
With Wandering Redhead
Despite being coupled up for a long time now, I still take trips on my own. Here you’ll find a celebration of experiences from the open road, showing that adventure is ageless, and solo travel can still be infinitely rewarding.
Reviews with The Birmingham Press
You’ll find our regular contributions to the Birmingham Press here.