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April 2016

Day trips and nights out in beach-beautiful Alicante

Alicante is a buzzing gateway to Spain’s southwest Mediterranean coast, known as the Costa Blanca. You can catch a boat to a nearby island, visit a beach resort, stay at one of the many hotels in Alicante or drive into the mountains for cool air…
Kyle Coleman
April 29, 2016

Amsterdam-Noord: The secret side of the Dutch capital

A short ferry ride from Centraal Station and several hotels in Amsterdam, Amsterdam-Noord (North Amsterdam) is a completely different world from the bright lights of the city centre. It’s worth taking the time to explore this area’s quiet neighbourhoods and parks, either on foot or…
Kyle Coleman
April 28, 2016

9 best live music venues in Manchester

The legendary Hacienda nightclub may be long gone, but Manchester’s live music scene continues to set trends. Here’s a brief guide to the city’s hottest venues, which are never more than a cab ride away from any number of Manchester hotels.  City centre The Ritz -…
Kyle Coleman
April 20, 2016

Top 20 things to do near Brussels

Good things come in small packages, and Belgium’s small size makes it perfect for day-tripping travelers. You can travel from border to border in just over two hours, so staying in central Brussels means you can discover much of Belgium within an hour’s drive. Although there is…
Kyle Coleman
April 7, 2016

11 best whisky bars in Tokyo

Japan’s neon-lit capital is a world away from the tranquil glens of rural Scotland, but it’s a top spot for whisky lovers. From tiny basement parlors to fancy cocktail lounges in Shinjuku skyscrapers, bars across the city specialize in Scotch. The best part of touring…
Kyle Coleman
April 6, 2016

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