Edinburgh’s Most Impressive Architecture

Scottish parliament building by Kieran Lynam

When it comes to majestic buildings, it’s fair to say that Edinburgh has plenty to set your sights on. From Edwardian churches to more modern constructions, there’s a variety of historic and unusual buildings making up the city’s stunning skyline. … [Read more...]

Top UK Cities to Visit in Autumn


With September coming to an end, it’s fair to say that autumn has arrived. Maybe you’ve noticed the crisp mornings or perhaps it’s the darker nights that are a sure sign of the shift in season. From London to Edinburgh, we’ve rounded up a list of … [Read more...]

Guest Post: Top 5 Films Set Around the UK

South Bank at Christmas by Heather Cowper

Forget the bright lights of Hollywood, many of the best movies ever made were filmed in various locations around the UK. Whether you love nothing more than becoming absorbed in a gripping drama or you’re a sucker for a romantic comedy, here are five … [Read more...]

The Curry Capitals of Britain


Often voted as Britain’s favourite food, curry is considered to be one of the UK’s national dishes, beating fish and chips and even the traditional roast dinner. Whether it’s a crispy samosa that strikes your fancy, or you’re more of a chicken korma … [Read more...]

Top Activities up Above in England


Spending most of our lives on the ground can get pretty boring, especially when there’s so much fun to be had up above. From magnificent towers and rollercoasters to balloon rides and adrenaline thrills, taking to the skies is a great way to enjoy a … [Read more...]

Ideas for a Family Outing to York

Jorvik Viking Centre, by John Robinson

Entertaining the kids can sometimes be a daunting task and with the summer holidays almost upon us, it’s more important than ever to plan some fun activities. Rich in medieval history, York is full of enjoyable things to do for all the family. Make a … [Read more...]

A Guide to Shopping in Bath

The fashion museum in Bath

Not only is Bath home to some of Britain’s oldest heritage sites, but this Roman city is also known for its shopping. Catering for every budget from high street brands to designer labels and with its own museum dedicated to clothing, it’s obvious why … [Read more...]

Alternative Places to Stay this Easter in the UK


Easter is on the way, which means it’s nearly time for the UK to pack its bags and head off on the first of this year’s Bank Holiday getaways. While some will be heading for Heathrow the minute the schools break up, others will no doubt be opting for … [Read more...]

Discover Manchester By Metrolink


When considering the hotel deals for any city break, be it in the UK or in any country, a factor of paramount importance is the ease of the city’s public transport. Massively expanded and refurbished in recent years, Manchester’s Metrolink network … [Read more...]

Visit the UK’s Non-Music Festivals

While the UK’s summer music events tend to get most of the attention in the festival calendar, the fact is that Britain’s festivals are alive and well throughout the year. There’s a smorgasbord of witty, weird and wonderful events on offer all over … [Read more...]

Three places for a lively night out in Leeds

Leeds at night by Rev Stan via Flickr

Home to one of the largest university populations in the UK, Leeds is one city that will never be short on nightlife. But it’s not all student bars, skinny jeans and pints of snakebite. Visit Leeds after dark and prepare to be rewarded with a diverse … [Read more...]

Make Mine a G&T: Great Gin Bars in Britain


Britain’s relationship with gin goes back a long way. While originally invented in Holland, the spirit - made from juniper berries - was used as a medical remedy. It was the English troops who found new value in gin’s rather pleasant calming … [Read more...]