THORPE PARK Gets New Psychological Attraction

Okay, I don't know what a "psychological them park attraction" is, but that's what  THORPE PARK says it will unveil in Spring 2016. I do know if it has creepy mascots running around like the pair of life-sized Victorian dolls it had strolling around London, I'm not sure I could handle

Excited to Jaunt to My First World War II Sites

When we went to Istanbul I was hopeful we'd get to jaunt to Gallipoli, site of a World War I battlefield. I'd never visited a WWI battlefield before. I thought that might be a pretty powerful experience. Sadly, it was a bit of a commitment and we opted to hit Ephesus

London to Southampton via Stonehenge

Viator is one of our affiliates for a reason: they have tours that are appealing. (At least to me.) One that I'm absolutely astounded (and delighted) to discover is this one: Southampton Shore Excursion: Pre-Cruise Tour from London to Southampton via Stonehenge. Here's the overview: Leave your central London hotel for your

Researching London’s Most Haunted Hotel Room

A search of the Internet for haunted hotels in London quickly revealed a consensus no one seemed to dispute: London's most haunted room is 333 at the Langham Hotel. Why am I searching specifically for haunted London hotels? Well, after years of dreaming about haunt jaunting to England, Ireland, and Scotland, it

The 4 Best High Seas Haunted Jaunts

Expedia, one of our affiliates, has a deal that immediately caught my cruise-loving eye: Book a Cruise this Summer and Enjoy up to $750 Onboard Credit with Expedia! Expires 6/29/15 We've now been on 11 cruises. Alaska, Canada and New England, Bermuda, the Caribbean, Mexico, the Mediterranean...cruising has allowed us to

Beginnings: The Brandon House Hotel

This post is by Steven Rumbelow. My Mother and Grandmother decided when I was about two years old to take out a lease on a huge, old Georgian House at the centre of Bristol. It proved to be a successful attempt to drag the family out of poverty after my Grandfather