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Scotland: Top 5 things to do in winter

With its fantastic cities and jaw-dropping scenery, Scotland’s a great pick for your winter getaway – and it’s your best chance of a snowy break in the UK, so make sure you pack the woolies. We’ve picked out some of our favourite things to do…
Kenny Monteith
December 13, 2016

Best hotel design: IHG exterior photos

Traveling often shows us beautiful building design up-close and personal. Whether it’s a modern neighborhood construction or historic architecture that tells decades of stories, design can literally draw us through the front doors of any building. This extends to hotels we stay while on vacation. From roadside…
Kenny Monteith
October 24, 2016

5 best fireworks displays in the United Kingdom

We’re here to make sure fireworks night goes with a bang. Scouring the length and breadth of the country, we’ve found the best fireworks in the UK where you can see some great pyrotechnics, and plenty more besides… London Source: Thinkstock 5th November - With Tower Bridge…
Kenny Monteith
October 21, 2016

Top 5 places for Halloween in the United Kingdom

Spooky…bewitching…downright scary – however you like your Halloween, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite events around the United Kingdom for you and the family to explore. And to keep the nightmares at bay, we’ve suggested some nearby IHG hotels where you’re guaranteed a good night’s…
Kenny Monteith
October 17, 2016

The Wanderlust Series by IHG® Rewards Club

Are you planning your next holiday? You’ve come to the right place! At IHG® Rewards Club, we’ve created The Wanderlust Series, a collection of themed journeys around Britain by partnering with YouTube creators Steve Booker, The Michalaks and Helen Anderson. It’s all about showcasing the…
Kenny Monteith
September 29, 2016

10 things to know before you arrive in Edinburgh

Photo Credit: "Coastal Edinburgh" by Stuart Caie The ancient capital of Scotland, Edinburgh is a city shaped by its place in dramatic historical events and dominated by its imposing  and Gothic buildings. International visitors fall in love with Edinburgh every year, intrigued by the trove…
Kyle Coleman
June 24, 2016

Beyond the castle: Discover Edinburgh’s hidden gems

Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, the Royal Mile. Check. Now you’ve seen the big sights, it’s time to explore Edinburgh’s lesser-known attractions, from art galleries and museums to green spaces and gin joints. Art and café combos You can grab coffee, Firth of Forth views and…
Kyle Coleman
October 14, 2015

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