Lots to love about Cotswolds

Lots to Love About the Cotswolds- Hobbs Street Bakery

Contributed by Ginny Blackwell for SAT Travel, a London-based travel company specializing in small group travel. In another life, I’ll surely come back as a baker!  This December,  I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing the folks behind the scene at Hobbs Bakery, only two steps away from my International Property Shares home in Tetbury, England. Read more about Lots to Love About the Cotswolds- Hobbs Street Bakery[…]

Street art London

Street Art London – 5th Free Thing to Enjoy

Contributed by SAT Travel correspondent- Christine Corbin When friends come to visit London it is not always easy to choose where to take them as the list of places to see is never ending.  Whilst some sights will set you back a pretty penny a visit to London’s newest “Gallery” is completely free.  All you Read more about Street Art London – 5th Free Thing to Enjoy[…]

Visit Westminster Abbey- one of London’s top 10 tourist attractions

“When you are tired of London then you are tired of life” (Samuel Johnson, buried in Westminster Abbey) Get on your walking shoes for this day trip to see Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and to visit Westminster Abbey, all considered some of London’s top ten tourist attractions. They are located in a part of London called Whitehall Read more about Visit Westminster Abbey- one of London’s top 10 tourist attractions[…]

National Gallery London

The National Gallery of London- One of Top 5 Free Things to Do in London

Droplets of rain threatened to make me dig for my umbrella as I headed for the National Gallery, one of my top five free things to do in London. As I approached Trafalgar Square on that grey Wednesday, a lone bagpiper’s tune filled the square and a playful group of tourists posed nearby, iphone cameras Read more about The National Gallery of London- One of Top 5 Free Things to Do in London[…]

Fascinators

Nine Unexpected Things to Enjoy in the Cotswolds

Shaun the Sheep-  is a British animated television character whose   madcap adventures around a small farm, as the leader of his flock, delighted British audiences. To raise money for The Children’s Hospital, 120 renowned artists created sculptures which were auctioned to benefit the charity raising an incredible £1,087,900. The owner of Filly’s in Tetbury is Read more about Nine Unexpected Things to Enjoy in the Cotswolds[…]

The Serpentine Gallery, Hyde Park, and Neil Diamond

  Third Top Free Thing to do in London A Visit to the Serpentine Gallery, Hyde Park and more…     I began my move to the UK with a stay at the President’s Hotel near Russell Square in central London. Russell Square, with its century old  Scot’s Elm trees,  a central fountain and a “Paris-like café”,  is wonderful Read more about The Serpentine Gallery, Hyde Park, and Neil Diamond[…]

Reporting live from Camden Market…

You’re either gonna love this or hate it but I was not that impressed with Camden Market. After a brief 10 minute walk there from SAT Travel’s office, I kind of rushed my way through Camden Lock Market feeling somewhat overwhelmed by the hawking of wares, the repetitive goods for sale in the stalls and Read more about Reporting live from Camden Market…[…]

TOP FIVE FREE THINGS TO DO IN LONDON

I am one of those lucky American expats who has landed in London, on her feet, enjoying all that life in the UK has to offer. Straight off the bat, I wanted to see the sights and so polled advisors at SAT Travel, a firm which specializes in group tours for American expats, to find Read more about TOP FIVE FREE THINGS TO DO IN LONDON[…]

Things to See & Do in Tetbury

Enjoy the ultimate holiday in the heart of England’s peaceful rolling countryside known as the Cotswolds (since Shakespeare named it in Richard II). Its boundaries spill over six counties, though the majority lies in Gloucestershire. A 12-week share is available in our Cotswolds property in the heart of Tetbury – a cozy flat just steps Read more about Things to See & Do in Tetbury[…]

Finding your dream holiday home in the Cotswolds

Finding the Twizzle: your dream holiday home in the Cotswolds, England Imagine for a moment that you are me (Ginny Blackwell) spending a couple of weeks in the Cotswolds on the hunt for a property share which makes your heart sing. You are already charmed by the local language as it’s spoken here, a quaint Read more about Finding your dream holiday home in the Cotswolds[…]