Sunshine Blogger Award!

  Nomadi from the wonderful Sillä välin maailmalla blog recently nominated I Basically Travel for the Sunshine Blogger award. Thank you so much – what a fabulous surprise! Here are my answers to your questions: 1) Who is your favourite travel company or do you prefer travelling alone? In my student days I travelled alone, often to visit penfriends in… Read More Sunshine Blogger Award!

Old-time charm of Clifton Hampden

Old English villages can be picture postcards. Their traditional thatched cottages, narrow lanes, little stone churches, and well-tended gardens are utterly charming, like something from an era long gone. One of those picturesque places is Clifton Hampden, a Thames-side village in Oxfordshire, where hubby and I ended up taking our picnic gear earlier today simply because it was such… Read More Old-time charm of Clifton Hampden