Explorer Friday @ Leeds Waterfront

Hidden behind Leeds’s busy city centre, there is a more tranquil side of Leeds – the Leeds Waterfront. Our starting point on a beautifully sunny day was the Royal Armouries Museum and we enjoyed the stroll along the River Aire towards the…

Explorer Friday @ Jungle Rumble Adventure Golf

Last Friday we enjoyed Jungle Rumble Adventure Golf in Leeds city centre. The two courses are set within a jungle with prominent rock hard obstacles, tribal huts and Aztec decoration. However, a great surprise were several black lit golf holes.…

Explorer Friday @ Leeds Kitty Café

Leeds Kitty Café is a blend of a funky café and a cat rescue centre – therefore a paradise for cat lovers and anyone who wants to try something new. The atmosphere was quite unique as cats were running around freely while we were having…

Explorer Friday @ Bowling Alley

Last Friday we went to a bowling alley in Leeds city centre in order to have a fun start to the bank holiday weekend. It was a great afternoon for absolute beginners as well as more experienced players. We all enjoyed the game and even bowled…

Explorer Friday @ Go Ape Temple Newsam

We were seeking an adventure and found it at Go Ape Temple Newsam. We experienced 3 hours with high-speed zip lines, a free-fall Tarzan swing and daring crossings. Even the 11 metre Plummet at the end could not stop us from collecting our ‘certificates…

Explorer Friday @ Leeds City Museum

Leeds City Museum is always worth a visit – even more when trying to find shelter from an English shower of rain. The highlight was undoubtedly Nesyamun, the Leeds Mummy, and the Leeds Tiger which was shot in the Himalayas in the 19th century.…

Getaway Saturday @ Scarborough

Ahead of us lied a full day of activities and adventure in Scarborough when we met up at Leeds Bus Station. The two hours bus ride was absolutely worth it as our aim was to take a bath in the sea. As the water was quite cold, we changed our…

Explorer Friday @ Kirkstall Abbey

Kirkstall Abbey, a Cistercian monastery that lies in ruins is always worth a visit. As it’s a great location for photos, we decided to take on a photo challenge and the results were simply amazing. Kirkstall Abbey park was also ideal to have…

Explorer Friday @ Golden Acre Park

We escaped from hectic Leeds city centre to one of Leeds’s more hidden gems: Golden Acre Park. This park is known for its circular lakeside walk and popular tea room. We also did not miss the opportunity to feed ducks, enjoy the sunshine and…

Getaway Sunday @ Alton Towers

This year’s summer special was our trip to Alton Towers, a thrilling theme park in Staffordshire.The park has got ten exciting roller coasters and loads of other fun attractions. It was a perfect sunny day and escape from the daily routine.…