Southampton Residents Create a Human Chain to Help Move a Local Bookshop

One of the loveliest things about British culture is that for all the friendly arguments and name-calling, most people are happy to pitch in when someone needs a little help – and that’s exactly what was needed at one Southampton bookshop this week. After a rent increase left them unable to afford their old digs, …

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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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Cyber Monday British Book Deals

It’s Cyber Monday, and that means loads of Kindle deals – perfect for those long, cold winter nights by the fireplace (or space heater). We’ve sorted through the entire list to find the ones related to the British Isles. Enjoy! General Fiction James Herriot Novels – Three novels from the famed Yorkshire vet are on …

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