Things to do in Egham: An emergency entertainment guide

Bored in Egham? Well, consider this guide your knight in shining armour. The small university town might not be known for endless attractions and constant buzz. Still, there are many things to do around Egham if you know where to look. After spending three years of finding things to do near Royal Holloway University, I’veContinue reading “Things to do in Egham: An emergency entertainment guide”

Is Leeds safe? A tell-all safety guide

Is Leeds safe? My heart sank when I saw the statistics say no. At the start of 2022, Leeds was ranked as the fourth most dangerous city in the UK. Leeds has a bad reputation for violent crime and sexual violence. Of course, it also has an excellent reputation for outgoing nightlife, fun student living,Continue reading “Is Leeds safe? A tell-all safety guide”

Visiting Stonehenge: A complete guide to visiting enigmatic Stonehenge

Visiting Stonehenge? Samar Hafeez tells you everything that you need to know.  Stonehenge is a renowned 5,000-year-old monument and UNESCO world heritage site in the south of England. This famous megalithic circular structure of prehistoric stones is one of the world’s greatest enigmas and is among Britain’s most visited tourist attractions. Stonehenge continues to inspireContinue reading “Visiting Stonehenge: A complete guide to visiting enigmatic Stonehenge”

Gaping Gill: A complete guide to visiting Gaping Gill

Gaping Gill is one of the best attractions in the Yorkshire Dales. If you’ve got a taste for adventure and outdoor activities, you’ll love visiting Gaping Gill. A massive underground chamber, its entry hole is right next to a waterfall, which drops 98 metres to the chamber floor. The only way to enter is toContinue reading “Gaping Gill: A complete guide to visiting Gaping Gill”

Free things to do in Bristol – don’t miss these top ten

Visiting Bristol? Fantastic. There are so many amazing things to do in Bristol, and the city is famous for its beautiful natural location and cultural history. However, what if you don’t want to spend money on entertainment? What are the best things to do in Bristol for free? This guide will cover all the bestContinue reading “Free things to do in Bristol – don’t miss these top ten”

Ilkley Moor Walks: The 15 Best Walks on Ilkley Moor

Visiting Ilkley? There are plenty of Ilkley Moor walks to keep you active and entertained. The 1,670 acres of protected moorland are full of hiking trails – short and long. Whether you want to take a dip in a healing well, take a long hike to a famous local pub, or visit mysterious prehistoric rockContinue reading “Ilkley Moor Walks: The 15 Best Walks on Ilkley Moor”

Which is better, Whitby or Scarborough?

Which is better, Whitby or Scarborough? On the surface, they seem pretty equal, and both towns make fantastic beach holidays. Whitby and Scarborough are just 19 miles apart – just a 40-minute drive. Both towns are in North Yorkshire and sit along England’s Northeast coastline. For such similar, neighbouring destinations, how do you choose betweenContinue reading “Which is better, Whitby or Scarborough?”

Is York safe? A complete safety guide for York

Is York safe? Yes. The city is exciting enough to be a great night out and a busy weekend shopping experience. But York also has a sleepy, laidback town feel that doesn’t fit its city status. Unlike major cities like Manchester, York is an excellent spot to relax a little. Nowhere is completely safe, ofContinue reading “Is York safe? A complete safety guide for York”

Is Manchester safe? A complete safety guide for Manchester

*TW: Manchester bombing, sexual assault* Is Manchester safe? Any question like that is difficult to answer. In theory, any place has the potential to be unsafe. It is easy to brush safety off as something you get with a bit of luck. However, this guide will analyse whether Manchester is safe more closely. First off,Continue reading “Is Manchester safe? A complete safety guide for Manchester”

Things to do in Ilkley: 10 things for your itinerary

Ilkley is an affluent spa town in West Yorkshire, just an hour’s drive outside the major city of Leeds. The town has a country feel yet is full of entertainment. There are plenty of things to do in Ilkley that I’d recommend adding to your itinerary. Ilkley has the moor to explore, vintage toy collectionsContinue reading “Things to do in Ilkley: 10 things for your itinerary”