Bath is widely considered to be one of the most beautiful and well-preserved cities in England — for many, it’s a highlight of their time in the UK. For Ian and me? It was kind of meh. Blasphemy, I know! But don’t raise your pitchforks just yet. Bath is beloved by millions. And we actualy…

“You’re renting a car in England?!” my British friends asked, looking concerned. “Just take the trains,” they assured me, echoing the warnings of my guidebook, though I remained convinced that I alone knew best when it came to traveling in a foreign country that I have limited experience exploring. Pause for laughter. I actually have…