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Narrow road lined with pubs in Robin Hood Bay

Castles & Pubs of Northern England

It’s a coin toss which is the more iconic image of England—a windswept ancient castle, or Brits enjoying a pint at a traditional pub. Fortunately for visitors, you don’t have to choose between them, and they pair beautifully. Hikers on our England: Hiking Coast to Coast tour will venture over hill and dale as they… Read More »

Endless Elbow Room

Like Julie Andrews in the opening of the Sound of Music with arms outstretched and twirling in an open field, there’s nothing I enjoy more than having a lot of room to myself. This is one reason I always prefer to travel to lesser-known sites and regions—there’s space to explore undisturbed and enjoy unobstructed views.  Blissfully, there still remain… Read More »

England Hiking Slideshow

Coast to Coast Trail in northern England Follow in the footsteps of Alfred Wainwright through the Lake District and Yorkshire moors. Interested? Contact Emily at 1-800-941-8010 or [email protected].

8 of the World's Most Beautiful Lakes

In the heat of the summer (it can get into the 90s here in Vermont), my family and I are so grateful for the little pond in our yard. While it may not be particularly grand, it is quintessential Vermont and perfect for a swim on a hot day. No matter how large or small,… Read More »

Sip the world with these 4 cocktails

Like everyone else who works at Boundless Journeys, I love trying the world’s cuisine, which includes the world’s beverages. From a guided winetasting at a family-owned winery to a sipping a local brew at a mountain hut in the Alps, here are four cocktails from my last few scouting trips that you can make yourself, and they… Read More »

Sounds of the World

We rarely talk about the sounds that we encounter when traveling and how they may differ by or even define a destination. We highlight the other senses—views from the trail, the tastes of cuisine, the feeling of dirt beneath our feet, and the scent of pine or the ocean, but we don’t talk about what we… Read More »

Our Favorite Adventure Books

When we aren’t out exploring the world for work or on personal travels, we read about exploring the world, other cultures, and magnificent places far from our home. Here are a few of our favorite adventure books. Please support your local independent bookstore! Matt, Boundless Journeys Founder Extraordinaire: The World is My Home by James A.… Read More »

What to do in York

Founded by the Romans, York’s Old Town is ringed by a massive wall. Less than a mile across in any direction, this wonderfully preserved medieval town is one of the most fun places in which to wander, especially after hiking the Coast to Coast trail. The Shambles York’s most famous street (and possibly the inspiration… Read More »

Video: England Hiking Coast to Coast

This classic route crosses the lush hills and waters of the Lake District, continues into the idyllic landscape of the Yorkshire Dales, wends through golden meadows and fields of heather in the North York Moors, and ends at Robin Hood’s Bay on the North Sea. Check out the full itinerary.

Highlights of England's Coast to Coast Hike

I certainly have my own highlights from when I hiked England’s Coast to Coast trail, but I thought it would be more interesting to hear the perspective of our amazing guide, Andrew, with whom I traveled. He kindly indulged me with a detailed answer: It’s not a tough question to answer, but the answers vary… Read More »


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