Beacon Hill is Boston’s most exclusive neighbourhood, to live there you need to be rich. However it’s a beautiful part of the city to explore which is just what I did on my recent trip there. One building you can’t miss on Beacon Street is the impressive Massachusetts State House. […]

Mr Bell In Boston: Discovering Beacon Hill


Recently I got the opportunity to stay in downtown Los Angeles an area that was once neglected and crime ridden, a far cry from its past glory. Well today things have changed somewhat and a lot of the area has been regenerated bringing some of the beautiful old buildings back […]

Mr Bell’s Top 5 Attractions In Downtown LA


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Harvard, America’s most famous university is easily accessible from Boston by train or if you’re feeling energetic you can even walk there. I opted for the train. Harvard station is literally in the middle of Harvard Square, a central point in the town and the best place to start exploring. […]

Mr Bell Explores Harvard



Did you know that the golden age of the steam train still lives on and is only an hour and a half drive from London? No, well read on to find out where it happens and the amazing day out you can have there. The Bluebell Railway was once part […]

Mr Bell Visits The Bluebell Railway, Sussex


The south coast of England has many old seaside towns that were fashionable in the Victorian era and Hastings was one of them, although its history dates from much further back. Having recently undergone a resurgence in popularity I decided to visit to see what’s been happening and to explore […]

Mr Bell’s Day Trip To Hastings


When you tell people that you live in London they quite often think you live right in the centre of the city with its iconic attractions right outside your front door. That’d be lovely, but I don’t and I always tell them that there’s so much more to London than […]

Mr Bell’s Afternoon Walk To The Hanwell Lock Flight



Henley on Thames is most famous for its Royal Regatta but it’s also seen on TV screens around the world as the fictional market town of Causton in the popular TV drama Midsomer Murders. Fans of the show will recognise many of the filming locations within the town from their […]

Mr Bell In Henley – A Midsomer Murder Trail


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As its name suggests Henley on Thames is a town that sits on the banks of the River Thames in Oxfordshire. This pretty market town dates from 1179 and still retains many historical buildings but it’s the rowing regatta that’s held every summer that it’s probably most famous for. The […]

Mr Bell’s Day Out In Henley On Thames


Recently I took a trip up to the north east of England to visit family, they live on the coast in a place called Whitley Bay, an old seaside town that these days has quite honestly passed its best. I was born and brought up there and I have many […]

Mr Bell On The North East Coast