Way back in September I visited the beautiful Hever Castle in Kent and spent a lovely day there exploring the grounds and the castle itself. Hever Castle dates back to the 13th century and was once the home of the Boleyn’s, one of the most powerful families in the country […]

Mr Bell At Hever Castle


Sausalito is a small town just a short ferry ride but a world away from the hustle and bustle of San Francisco. Yes it can be very touristy in the summer but in the cooler and quieter winter months its a joy to visit. The sun was just coming up […]

Mr Bell’s Trip To Sausalito


San Francisco’s a great city but sometimes you want to get out of the city and do some exploring further afield, so on this particular trip I did. Myself and a couple of friends decided to hire a car and drive down to Monterey and Carmel by the Sea. Here’s […]

Mr Bell In California: Monterey & Carmel



One of my favourite places to explore in London is The City, it’s full of history and full of nooks and crannies that can easily be missed, every time I go into the city I discover something new. In this post I explore some hidden treasures and some not so […]

Mr Bell Explores The City of London


Nobody does Christmas quite like the Americans and nowhere does Christmas quite like New York. From the famous Christmas tree at the Rockefeller Centre to the department store windows and lights on Fifth Avenue, there’s something for everyone here in New York and these are my highlights. With only 24 […]

Mr Bell’s Christmas In New York


With the festive season in full swing I thought I’d share with you my top ten favourite Christmas trees in the capital. Number 1. The Natural History Museum. The Natural History Museum in South Kensington will always be on my list, with its beautiful setting, its ice skating rink and […]

Mr Bell’s Top 10 Christmas Trees In London



Rye is a characterful town set on a hilltop overlooking Romney Marsh but many centuries ago it was on the coast of England and was one of the important Cinque Port Towns. In the 13th and 14th centuries Rye was frequently attacked by the French, ending in 1377 when the […]

Mr Bell Discovers Rye


Brighton’s always had a reputation as a party town and the Royal Pavilion was built as the ultimate party palace. The pavilion was built in three stages beginning in 1787 as a seaside retreat for George, Prince of Wales. The domes and minarets that make the pavilion so unique today […]

Mr Bell’s Brighton: The Royal Pavilion


I visit Brighton quite regularly and over the last year or two I’ve been watching as the new i360 on the seafront has come together. It’s been open for some time now and on a recent visit with good weather I thought it was about time that I took a […]

Mr Bell In Brighton: A Flight On The i360