Manchester is Buzzing

The bees have arrived in Manchester! Last weekend, I was trying to come up with something exciting to do when I realised, the long awaited Bee Trail had arrived in Manchester and as the sun was shining, a treasure trail to find as many bees as possible was on the cards. So I roped Wandering … Continue reading Manchester is Buzzing

Don’t Underestimate Local Travel

I'm the opposite of most people. I get time off work and instead of feeling relaxed and chilled out, I get bored and angsty. If I don't have a plan for the day, you can guarantee I won't be happy! Wandering Beeb on the other hand is quite happy spending a day on the computer, … Continue reading Don’t Underestimate Local Travel

Clearing Out the Cobwebs At Malham Cove

An hour and a half's drive from Manchester led us to Malham, a small village with a huge rock cove and beautiful views. Stocking up on Kendal Mint Cake and Snickers, we set off on the 8km round trip from the village to Malham Cove, stopping at Janet's Foss and Gordale Scar on the way. … Continue reading Clearing Out the Cobwebs At Malham Cove

The Terracotta Army

Every now and again, there is an opportunity to see something spectacular closer to home than you would expect. For 2000 years, the army stood underground in China, protecting the First Emperor in the afterlife. Now, parts of the army are on tour across museum exhibits and we went along to Liverpool to catch a … Continue reading The Terracotta Army