Travel Log: Visiting Worth Matravers, or why you should stay in an Airbnb – Day 14

This entry is part 8 of 15 in the series Literary London & Enid Blyton's Dorset

Do yourself a favor, stay in an Airbnb, and make friends with your hosts.  Our Swanage Airbnb host Angela, informed us the night before that she was concerned that we were not having as good…

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Dorset’s Jurassic Coast & Hiking with the Swanage Walking Group

Dorset’s Jurassic Coast & Hiking with the Swanage Walking Group

Lulworth Castle Hike What better way to meet locals than to hitch a ride out to the countryside where the bus doesn’t run …
A Purbeck Bus Expedition & Good Eats in Wareham

A Purbeck Bus Expedition & Good Eats in Wareham

One of my favorite things about England is the double-deck buses. I love sitting in the front row of the top deck above the …
Travel Log: Rain & Reflections – Day 11

Travel Log: Rain & Reflections – Day 11

Rain in England is not just a myth. We’d been fortunate so far with only one day of rain, and now we were …
Author Footsteps: Blyton and the Castles, Smugglers and Caves of the Dorset Coast

Author Footsteps: Blyton and the Castles, Smugglers and Caves of the Dorset Coast

Enid Blyton spent a lot of time in Dorset. Elements of the Dorset coast can be recognized in her books, but Blyton's imagination romanticized …
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