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In Search of England: York

York Minster

The best place to view of York Minster from the City Walls.

If you’re looking to holiday “at home” in England this summer, as many are doing because of Brexit and terrorism, think about York! I visited for the first time with my Mum and my friend Charles (leaving part-way through) last month. Not only is it one of the most English-feeling cities I’ve stayed in, but this city has many layers of history¬†and a laidback attitude that Londoners lack, and is now my 2nd favourite city in England after London. Whereas previous¬†places I’ve stayed in have been good for transport connections but were themselves unexciting, York ticks both boxes and more. Continue reading

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The White Rabbit: ‘Tasty but unimaginative and disorganised’ – restaurant review

The White Rabbit pub

Margherita Pizza and Mad Hatter Calzone at a gourmet pizza pub

Last term I was recommended pizza from The White Rabbit pub by a friend. I had walked past it on many occasions, and observed its boast of serving “gourmet artisan pizza”, but not being a fan of pub grub, had passed the opportunities to eat there. But now here was a recommendation, and my interest was piqued. Continue reading