Wonderful Windermere: Travelling England’s Lake District

Editor’s Note: This guest post comes to us from David and Debra Rixon, creators and hosts of the Footloose Travel series. Together, they create delightfully lengthy, in-depth European travel videos full of great scenery and invaluable travel tips. Most of their videos are available to view free here with an Amazon Prime or Prime Video …

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Understanding British Money: What’s a Quid? A Shilling?

British money has a lengthy history, so it’s not surprising that it’s evolved and changed over the years. Whether you’re watching British TV, reading British books, or just planning a trip to the UK, it’s understandable you might have questions about how it works. Even among Brits, you’ll find many don’t understand the older British …

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How to Be a Good Tourist in the Age of Overtourism

Overtourism in the UK Lately, it seems like there’s been an increase in articles about the impact of tourism in the UK, and spoiler alert – most of it’s not good news. Inconsiderate tourists are flooding popular destinations, trashing the countryside, and generally making life harder for both residents and responsible visitors. Tourism in the …

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How to Use Your Christmas Shopping to Help You Save for Your Dream UK Vacation

As a non-gazillionaire who loves to travel to the UK (and elsewhere) as often as possible, I’ve learned quite a few tricks to help fund the habit. One of my more recent favorites – and one that’s very relevant this time of year – is to use cashback sites for any online shopping I do. …

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How to Make the Most of Your Credit Card Points for Flying to the UK

As someone who loves to travel, but doesn’t love to spend money on travel, I’ve become quite adept at the airline/credit card points game in recent years. With a little planning, it has allowed me to greatly reduce the overall cost of traveling to the UK, and I was even able to send my parents …

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