Regency Travel: English Travelers Behaving Badly

Appearing in the September 1817 edition of Ackermann’s Repository, this is a first hand account of British travelers becoming persona non grata all over Europe.  I thought this was super interesting, and hope you enjoy it to.  It includes some etiquette and hints for Continental visitors.    

Regency Travel: London to Bath

Leigh’s New Pocket Road Book of England, Wales, and Part of Scotland, on the Plan of Reichard’s Itineraries(1825)has not only some great info on distances to places via Coaching Roads, but also some travel guide tips.  Very much like those guides I use to carry around before the days of the interwebs, this guide features not only some of the best sites along your tour, but … Expand

Regency Culture and Society: Mail Coach Routes from London

Gray’s new book of roads. The tourist and traveller’s guide to the roads…(1824) is a super handy guide of travelling in the UK. Things like distance, route, and local networks are expounded on in gorgeous detail. I wish I had found this earlier, and can’t wait to put it to work. Maps of each of the counties are in the back and there is an … Expand