Being Brunel- A new must visit museum in Bristol

Visiting Bristol and need something to do? Then you must visit the new Being Brunel Museum at the SS Great Britiain Do you know this man? A few hints -  He is the reckless engineer - He was quite partial to a top hat and cigar - He built bridges, railways, ship and tunnels -…

Paradise in the City- The Bristol Lido

Bristol has many hidden wonders from the secret bars scattered throughout the city to the many wonderful little side streets that aren't on the tourist map but offer a different view of the stunning city. One of my most recent hidden finds The Bristol Lido has actually been a huge Bristol favourite for many many…

The Wandering Darlings- Bristol Balloon Fiesta

Ballooning In Bristol- Why you need to visit Bristol

I've long loved a hot air balloon. Floating through the sky, slowly gliding and following the wind as it blows.  Pretty damn magical. When I saw the film UP it showed that sense of adventure teamed with a few thousand balloons. I didn't exactly run out and buy a few hundred canisters of helium and…