Manchester: the capital of the north?

Manchester: the capital of the north?
Though natives of Liverpool, Newcastle and Leeds may have something to say about the matter, there’s little doubt in most people’s minds that the city of Manchester is the dominating force in the north. Apart from its shear size – it has an urban population of over 2.5 million – this accolade has been won thanks to the great attractions, fantastic culture and vibrant nightlife that the city has to offer. So, if you still haven’t visited this huge metropolis then here’s why you Read more [...]

The top five family cycling routes in the UK

The top five family cycling routes in the UK
Cycling holidays are becoming ever more popular. One of the great things about them is that the whole family can be involved no matter what their age or cycling ability, and they allow you to see the beauty the UK has to offer. Not to mention can they be cheaper than a holiday abroad, and they also can help you keep fit at the same time. For any family that loves cycling or are thinking about embarking on a new hobby, there a large number of cycling routes across the UK for you to experience. Read more [...]

Different Types of Holidays

Different Types of Holidays
From north to south, Britain is a diverse little island. Not to mention the different types of holidays it can offer, which cater to all ages and preferences. Whether you love to explore the countryside, hit the beach or simply let you hair down, it’s easy to find the perfect staycation here. The Lake District If you want to be amazed by stunning scenery, look no further than the Lake District. Not only is it England’s largest national park, it’s also home to England’s highest mountain Read more [...]

Top 5 UK destinations for wildlife lovers

Top 5 UK destinations for wildlife lovers
One of the things I love most about the UK is its wildlife - especially as you can see different creatures depending on where exactly you go. While there are plenty of zoos and wildlife parks dotted around the country, I prefer spotting animals in the wild. After all, this way you get to see them in their natural environment, and I always think heading out into the great outdoors to find them makes for a fun adventure. Over the past few years I've discovered that wildlife spotting is a great Read more [...]

Hull Goes Hollywood

Hull Goes Hollywood
From short film festivals to silver screen gems, this city’s screens are more eclectic than most   This post-industrial Yorkshire city once relied on its fishing industry for sustenance, but with a £1.6 million regeneration programme underway (albeit hampered slightly by the world’s economic woes), there are fashionable ‘quarters’ springing up and a cultural buzz taking hold. It’s a city that might not spring immediately to mind when you mention cutting-edge experimental film, Read more [...]