Painswick Court, The Cotswolds

In an impossibly pretty village perched in a picturesque valley along the Cotswolds Way stands The Court House Manor. Carved out of honey-coloured Cotswold stone and saturated with history from the musket hole in the Game of Thrones-style oak door and the original panels in the old court room to the ghosts (King Charles I…

Užupis, Vilnius

If you wander across the bridge of rusted padlocks just off one of the main streets in Vilnius, you’ll find yourself quite literally in another city: Užupis. This self-appointed mini city has its own flag, currency, president and constitution and has become something of a Baltic Montmartre with its own enclave of artists, bohemians and…