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Discover these funky hidden gems of Birmingham

Boasting digital, creative and culinary brilliance, Birmingham really is Britain’s second city in more ways than one. Brum – a fond local nickname –  somehow gets overlooked by visitors who often favour smaller Manchester, Edinburgh or Liverpool. And yet the capital of the Midlands is…
Kenny Monteith
December 14, 2017

5 reasons to visit Birmingham, England

Why should you visit Birmingham? Well, because you can cruise down a canal, buy delicious chocolates from the largest Cadbury shop in the world, see where J.R.R. Tolkien picked up some inspiration for his books and much more. So don’t wait. Book your hotel in…
C. Nichole
October 23, 2017

48 hours in Leeds

One of UK’s favourite cities and the second financial centre after London, Leeds is a vibrant city to explore in the spring sunshine. In Leeds’s awe-inspiring outdoor parks and gardens, breathing in the fresh air will revitalise your body. Surrounded by flower blossom, singing birds…
Kenny Monteith
May 2, 2017

Discover Liverpool

Imagine yourself taking a journey through time when you would keep track of the fantastic heritage that Liverpool holds. European capital of culture, cosmopolitan area, UNESCO world heritage site and impressive outdoor spaces – all in one place and perfect for a sensational city break.…
Kenny Monteith
April 19, 2017

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 pool photos

Vacations are often synonymous with relaxing, beautiful pools. There’s an “ahhhhh” factor of being poolside with your beverage of choice and finding peaceful relaxation. A hotel with a beautiful pool can offer that quiet oasis away from day-to-day life, creating an opportunity to unwind and enjoy the beauty of…
Kenny Monteith
December 9, 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

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