Don't expect sunshine, take time out for a chat and don't panic - there's always a pub nearby.
These ports linger, long after you've sailed away.
London's known for its grand museums, but here are some tiny and quite bizarre ones you might have missed.
It's a once in a lifetime experience - but just don't expect to enjoy it.
Sherlock Holmes' creator never wanted a museum commemorating his character, but it's well worth a visit.
How do you make holy water? Boil the hell out of it, according to one hilarious and knowledgeable priest.
It may be known as “the poor man’s Chelsea” but Battersea is undergoing a reinvention.
All sorts of misfortune has beset Britain's wondrous cathedrals.