A Lord of the Rings Guide to the Cotswolds | 6 Places That Inspired Tolkien

The Cotswolds probably isn’t the first place that comes to mind when you think of J.R.R. Tolkien. The Lord of the Rings author grew up in the city of Birmingham, then spent most of his time in Oxford, so they are the locations most associated with him. However, Tolkien had family in Evesham – a small market town in Worchestershire – and he would visit … Continue reading A Lord of the Rings Guide to the Cotswolds | 6 Places That Inspired Tolkien

Movie Worlds You Wish You Could Visit | A Collaboration

As someone who is passionate about travelling, I seem to find inspiration just about everywhere, but movies are my absolute favourite source. Have you ever watched a film and thought – I would absolutely love to live in that world? Well, that is literally my life. It’s rare that I watch a movie and don’t think it would be an amazing place to visit – … Continue reading Movie Worlds You Wish You Could Visit | A Collaboration

10 Lord of the Rings Quotes That Will Inspire You to Travel

Packed full of adventure in far-off beautiful places that you could only dream of visiting, books are a huge reason I love to travel. From the mystical lands of Narnia, to the Gothic castle’s in Dracula, you can find all sorts of travel inspiration in a book, and none more so than within the pages of Lord of the Rings by J.R.R Tolkien. I was … Continue reading 10 Lord of the Rings Quotes That Will Inspire You to Travel

Five Fictional Hotels I’d Like to Stay in

Last Monday I wrote about the fictional cities I’d love to visit, and since today is National Napping Day, I thought I’d dedicate this weeks fictional five to the buildings where you’re guaranteed a good night’s sleep – hotels. Hotels have been the setting for many movies over the years, most noticeably in the horror genre. In fact, The Overlook hotel in The Shining is … Continue reading Five Fictional Hotels I’d Like to Stay in