Via Francigena • Walking through Europe

The Via Francigena is not a unique way, but a stack of streets that, beginning in Canterbury, England, leads to Rome. It is a yielding path, with lots of alternatives, and it is one of the main peregrine paths, together with Camino de Santiago and the Pilgrimage to the Holy Land. The total length is…

York, England – 36 Gins and the World’s Strongest Ale

So we’ve written a Tip about where to eat in York. We’ve written a Tip about where to sleep in York. We’ve even written a tip about where to enjoy coffee and cake, you guessed it, in York. But wait, there’s something missing… After you’ve spent the day exploring this Yorkshire gem, you’re going to…

Settle, England – Undiscovered Gateway To The Yorkshire Dales

Sitting with my feet propped up by a roaring open fire, tucking into some local ‘scran’ and sipping from a fine selection of real ales, it’s hard to imagine what more the Yorkshire town of Settle, on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, could possibly offer. It’s a location that provides the perfect ending…

York, England – Coffee for Cool Customers

Hobbling along the sleepy, cobbled streets of York is bound to get a little tiring at some point, right? Well, at Tiplr we think it must due to the copious amounts of cake and coffee on offer from the quaint tea-rooms on each and every corner (and trust us, there are a number of corners in…

York, England – Bloomsbury Beautiful

You know you’re in for a treat when you arrive at your accommodation to a hot pot of tea and a slice of homemade lemon drizzle cake after a long afternoon of travelling! The Bloomsbury Experience sets the bar for a weekend in Yorkshire, providing the cosiest, comfiest and most appropriate backdrop for visiting this…

Newcastle, England – Afternoon Tea With a Twist

It doesn’t get much more British than a tea-house so if you’ve found your way to the friendly North-Eastern city of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne then we’ve got THE place to immerse yourself in Brit-culture and become a true English gent (or lady) in no time. As much as us Brits try to shun the afternoon-tea stereotype, it’s…