Shill House Cottage

If you blink, it is easy to miss Alvescot, a small, sweet gem in the English countryside. Let’s talk about Shill House Cottage, an…

London on canvas

It began with a desire to recreate a childhood memory. Today it has become a small business. Would you like some pictures with scenes…

Cornish pasty

If you go to Cornwall in England you have to try a typical Cornish pasty. Either as a cold snack or as a hot…

London: Bermondsey

In February Soletraveller went to London. I could have stuffed the pages here with pictures during my stay, but held back. The reason why…


We both feel we are done with the UK now, but appointments there keep calling us back.

London revisited

Soletraveller just got back home from England. This time, the trip across the Atlantic included a reunion with London. After all, it was four…

A warm welcome

Need some time away? Escape the stressful everyday routine for some peace in the countryside. Nestled in the Shropshire countryside up on the Long…

English tea – for real

English tea – for real

There is nothing more typically British than drinking tea. The tea however, has always been produced some place else, like India or China. Until…

Interesting week

Interesting week

Soletraveller is out and about again – house sitting! We spent our first night in England in the quiet little Tudor town of Nantwich….



The ugliest container can be turned into the coolest little cafe.