Punting in Cambridge

When my Mum came to collect all our belongings at the end of term, my sister invited us to an hour of punting on her free college punt. Tourists can opt for a guided punting tour or hire DIY punts - popular companies include Scudamore's and Trinity Punts. We had a very relaxed (and thankfully … Continue reading Punting in Cambridge


Grantchester Meadows

The weekend after exams, my group of friends and I took a picnic and frisbee to Grantchester Meadows for a chilled afternoon by the river.  The Meadows extend south of Cambridge towards the village of Grantchester, meandering along beside the river Cam. They are a very popular hangout spot for students and locals wanting a … Continue reading Grantchester Meadows

UK budget travel tips – getting around within a city

Last week, I shared my top tips on transport between UK cities, however once you've arrived at your destination what's the best way to get to your hostel? It may be tempting to just jump in the nearest taxi but there are some much cheaper alternatives out there! Buses All cities and towns have bus … Continue reading UK budget travel tips – getting around within a city