England, Europe

Visiting The Magnificent Fountain’s Abbey And Studley Royal

When I studied abroad in Nottingham, we took a lot of group trips around the country. One of the most memorable was our trip to York, and the day we spent exploring Fountain’s Abbey. These abbey ruins are some of the finest, most beautiful, and stunningly atmospheric in the country. Fountain’s Abbey is definitely my… Read More Visiting The Magnificent Fountain’s Abbey And Studley Royal

England, Europe

Thornton-le-Dale: Why You Need To Visit This Charming Yorkshire Village

Britain is home to some of the most quaint scenery and cute houses. The county of Yorkshire is no exception! Of all of the charming villages I’ve been to, Thornton-le-Dale in North Yorkshire might be the most picturesque I’ve seen. I combined my daytrip with a great hike in beautiful weather. Thornton-le-Dale is one charming… Read More Thornton-le-Dale: Why You Need To Visit This Charming Yorkshire Village

England, Europe

A Daytrip To Ripon

Three years ago, I was studying abroad in Nottingham and our group went on a long weekend trip up north. As we were driving from Fountain’s Abbey to York, Bob the bus driver made a detour and drove us in a quick loop around Ripon. I saw the magnificent cathedral, and (since we couldn’t stop)… Read More A Daytrip To Ripon