Things to do in Manchester: 10 things for your itinerary

“Manchester’s got everything but a beach.” Ian Brown announced, and he is not wrong. Manchester is a powerhouse in Britain’s North and was one of the first cities to succumb to the Industrial Revolution. Nowadays, it is renowned for its universities, nightlife, sporting achievements, and the new generation of emerging music artists – including Manchester-bornContinue reading “Things to do in Manchester: 10 things for your itinerary”

The best places for whale watching in the UK: 7 locations to try

There is no other feeling like spotting your first whale. My first whale was at sixteen on a solo trip to Tenerife, where I volunteered in marine conservation. I spent the time monitoring pilot whales and various dolphins. Funnily enough, I instantly looked forward to whale sightings more than dolphins! Whales have a sedate graceContinue reading “The best places for whale watching in the UK: 7 locations to try”

Visiting Leeds Festival: A Complete Guide

If you lived in Yorkshire and didn’t head to Leeds Fest with a weekend ticket, more glitter and disguised vodka than food, and a tent that would not return – were you really a teenager? Every August, partiers flood to the 600-acre festival site, donning outrageously skimpy clothing and pairs of wellies. There is aContinue reading “Visiting Leeds Festival: A Complete Guide”

Visiting Oxford Vintage Kilo Sales: A Complete Guide

Heard of a kilo sale? It’s basically thrift shopping gone mad. Thousands of vintage second-hand garments are packed into venues across the UK, with shoppers purchasing tickets to enter. Once you’re in, you can purchase a kilogram of any items for just £20 – a bargain if you pick out the designer brands. Shop Kilo runContinue reading “Visiting Oxford Vintage Kilo Sales: A Complete Guide”

Hotels in Portrush: 6 best places to stay while visiting Portrush

For a small town, there’s plenty of hotels in Portrush. Whether you’re looking for a Bed & Breakfast, hostel, or self-catered apartment, you’ll have lots of property types to consider. Location-wise, you could also choose to base yourself in Portrush Harbour, overlooking the Royal Portrush Golf Course, or even further inland for a quieter atmosphere.Continue reading “Hotels in Portrush: 6 best places to stay while visiting Portrush”

Things to do in Tintagel: 10 things for your itinerary

Tintagel is a Cornish village shrouded in legends and mystic tales. Many will associate Tintagel with King Arthur and, perhaps, Merlin’s Cave. However, the village has more than a few strings to its bow. Apart from legend-related attractions, you’ll find museums and countless National Trust sites – both natural and manmade. There are plenty ofContinue reading “Things to do in Tintagel: 10 things for your itinerary”

Things to do in Derry: 10 attractions to visit

Many people mistakenly overlook Derry in favour of Belfast when visiting Northern Ireland. Don’t be one of these people! Derry, also known as Londonderry, is full of things to do and see. The city is a particularly good place to explore Northern Irish culture and history and is much smaller than Belfast. Derry’s size givesContinue reading “Things to do in Derry: 10 attractions to visit”

Things to do in Blackpool: 10 attractions for your itinerary 

When you think of traditional British seaside holidays, Blackpool is likely in the top three on your list. The seaside town has one foot in the 21st century, and the other firmly rooted in Victorian England. In fact, even your grandparents or great-grandparents will probably recall seaside holidays in Blackpool. Blackpool is loveably rough aroundContinue reading “Things to do in Blackpool: 10 attractions for your itinerary “

Visiting the Giant’s Causeway: A Complete Guide

Who doesn’t love a good mythical tale? The Giant’s Causeway is a place of natural wonder and has a big backstory to discover. The Causeway was the first UNESCO World Heritage site in Northern Ireland, and it remains a firm favourite amongst tourists and locals alike. For those researching the best places to visit in Northern Ireland,Continue reading “Visiting the Giant’s Causeway: A Complete Guide”

Things to do in Edinburgh: 10 attractions for your itinerary

Edinburgh hardly needs an introduction. It condenses everything that symbolises the best of Scottish culture into an aesthetic, weekend break-sized city. History? Check. Local hiking? Check. Loveable hospitality? Double-check. The question is not if you’ll visit, but things to do in Edinburgh when you do. It can be hard to sift out the excellent fromContinue reading “Things to do in Edinburgh: 10 attractions for your itinerary”