The Ultimate Guide to Hiking Hadrian’s Wall

Doing the Hadrian's Wall Hike: What's it like?

So you’re thinking of hiking Hadrian’s Wall? That’s awesome. Hadrian’s Wall is not only an important part of Anglo-Roman history, but it’s also a wonderful walk that crosses some of England’s most beautiful countryside. And yes, it did inspire The Wall in Game of Thrones. Hadrian’s Wall Path is a dream for history buffs. Only … Read more

The Last Hadrian’s Wall Packing List You’ll Ever Need

The ultimate Hadrian's Wall packing list: What you need (and what you don't)

In May 2018, I spent six days walking the Hadrian’s Wall Path, an 84-mile trail that stretches across Northern England. The path follows Hadrian’s Wall, a 2,000-year-old Roman wall built by the emperor Hadrian. I absolutely loved my experience walking Hadrian’s Wall, and wanted to share my packing list as I haven’t found a Hadrian’s … Read more

The Best of Shoreditch Street Art: A Photo Essay

East London Street Art

In my humble opinion, Shoreditch has everything you could want in a London neighborhood: cozy pubs, outstanding Indian restaurants (see: Dishoom), ultra-hip bars (see: The Gibson), and centuries of turbulent, fascinating history. But my favorite thing about Shoreditch is the street art; it’s like a massive, grungy, outdoor art gallery. So on this visit, I decided … Read more

Brighton: England’s Coolest Seaside City

Due to growing up in Michigan, the seaside has always been a treat for me. Around the world I’ve loved all kinds of seaside towns from grungy port cities like Valpo, Chile, to upscale and elegant Biarritz. But Brighton is special. Brighton is like the San Francisco of England with a Victorian seaside flair. Young, colorful, LGBT-friendly and on the sea; … Read more